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# the-sun - Thursday 27 June, 2013

The British chancellor’s choice of a posh burger is front page news in the UK

George Osborne’s decision to have a burger has caused some controversy in the UK…

# the-sun - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

From Business ETC Rupert Murdoch has changed News International’s name… to News UK Hacking

Rupert Murdoch has changed News International’s name… to News UK

The name-change is part of a broader restructuring and splitting of Murdoch’s newspaper and entertainment operations.

# the-sun - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Sun reporter, prison officer charged in British bribery probe

Journalist Nick Parker faces three counts of conspiracy to commit misconduct over alleged payments to a prison officer and police officer.

# the-sun - Thursday 13 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The Sun has just issued this apology… So Sorry

The Sun has just issued this apology…

No comment.

# the-sun - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Listen to the conversation that got X-Factor judge Tulisa arrested Drugs Arrest This post contains videos

Listen to the conversation that got X-Factor judge Tulisa arrested

The N-Dubz singer was caught in a sting by The Sun newspaper.

# the-sun - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for “cowardly and vindictive” attacks

“You cared nothing for the privacy of others but did everything you could through your computer activities to hide your own identities while seeking publicity,” a judge told the four men.

# the-sun - Saturday 6 April, 2013

From The42 Telegraph forced into U-turn on Kelvin MacKenzie column following complaints Dropped

Telegraph forced into U-turn on Kelvin MacKenzie column following complaints

The former Sun editor oversaw the paper’s controversial reporting on the Hillsborough disaster.

# the-sun - Thursday 4 April, 2013

Space weather: What on earth is that anyway?

(Well, it’s not on Earth, for one thing).

# the-sun - Monday 28 January, 2013

From The42 11 (somewhat) plausible reasons why Liverpool lost to Oldham in the FA Cup yesterday Tongue In Cheek This post contains videos

11 (somewhat) plausible reasons why Liverpool lost to Oldham in the FA Cup yesterday

Warning: contains a healthy dose of irony.

# the-sun - Monday 31 December, 2012

Ryanair to issue defamation proceedings against The Sun

The airline said that they had decided to take legal action over what they termed as “false and inaccurate claims”.

# the-sun - Thursday 6 December, 2012

Budget 2013: How today’s front pages reacted Budget 2013 This post contains images

Budget 2013: How today’s front pages reacted

From respite care to maternity benefit to PRSI, today’s newspapers saw Budget 2013 as a broad hit on many groups in society.

# the-sun - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Louis Walsh ‘completely vindicated’ by Sun publisher’s €500k settlement Settled This post contains videos

Louis Walsh ‘completely vindicated’ by Sun publisher’s €500k settlement

The High Court was told this morning that the pop manager’s High Court defamation case against Newsgroup had been settled.

Louis Walsh takes defamation case against Newsgroup

The X Factor judge is suing over an article published in the Sun newspaper in June last year.

# the-sun - Tuesday 20 November, 2012

Brooks and Coulsen charged over payments to public officials

Andy Coulsen and Rebekah Brooks, two former senior figures at News International, have been charged over alleged corrupt payments to public officials.

# the-sun - Sunday 4 November, 2012

More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge

In the texts, Cameron praises a horse he rode while Brooks tells him that she cried during his speech at a Conservative Party conference.

# the-sun - Wednesday 26 September, 2012

Kelvin MacKenzie wants apology from police over Hillsborough lies

The former editor of The Sun, which printed the infamous ‘The Truth’, headline following the Hillsborough disaster is seeking recompense from the police force involved.

# the-sun - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Video: Former Sun editor MacKenzie doorstepped over Hillsborough headline Viral Video This post contains videos

Video: Former Sun editor MacKenzie doorstepped over Hillsborough headline

Former newspaper editor behind infamous ‘The Truth’ headline doorstepped by Channel 4 News today but he refused to answer questions.

# the-sun - Wednesday 12 September, 2012

From The42 ‘The Real Truth’: how Hillsborough is reported on Thursday’s front pages JFT96 This post contains images

‘The Real Truth’: how Hillsborough is reported on Thursday’s front pages

“Today the truth, tomorrow… justice” reads The Scotsman while the Times describes events as “vindication for Hillsborough families after 23-year struggle.”

In photos: What happened at Hillsborough on 15 April 1989 Tragedy This post contains images

In photos: What happened at Hillsborough on 15 April 1989

Relatives of the 96 people who died at Hillsborough today got to see previously unseen documents about what happened at the stadium.

Hillsborough: MacKenzie apologises for Sun’s ‘The Truth’ headline

The former editor of The Sun newspaper said he was “totally misled” into running the story, families of the 96 victims of the stadium disaster said it was “too little, too late” from the “clever lowlife”.

# the-sun - Friday 24 August, 2012

Latest figures show continued fall in Irish newspaper sales

An ABC report shows sales in both the daily and Sunday newspaper segments as having fallen in the last 12 months.

# the-sun - Thursday 23 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge The Naked Prince: How British media got around the ‘ban’ on nude photos Dirty Harry This post contains images

The Naked Prince: How British media got around the ‘ban’ on nude photos

The royal family issued threats to anyone who printed the Prince Harry pictures. So newspapers had to get creative…

# the-sun - Monday 20 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge The sun is rounder than we previously thought. No, really Not Satire

The sun is rounder than we previously thought. No, really

A new two-year study – monitoring suspected changes in the star’s shape – reveal a more rounded sphere than expected.

# the-sun - Thursday 14 June, 2012

David Cameron to appear before Leveson inquiry today

The British prime minister will face questions about his relationship with Rupert Murdoch.

# the-sun - Monday 11 June, 2012

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun

The former British Prime Minister kicked off a week of senior political witnesses at the inquiry into British media ethics which also heard from current Chancellor George Osborne.

# the-sun - Sunday 3 June, 2012

Extraordinary Photo of Venus Crossing the Sun of the Day

The transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun is an almost once in a lifetime event that was captured back in 2004 and will be visible again this coming week.

# the-sun - Monday 28 May, 2012

Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry

The protester called the former British prime minister a war criminal and had to be forcibly removed from the inquiry courtroom.

# the-sun - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

From The42 Here’s how Twitter reacted to THAT Roy Hodgson headline Twittersphere This post contains images

Here’s how Twitter reacted to THAT Roy Hodgson headline

The Twitterati were practically queuing up to condemn The Sun’s controversial front page today.

# the-sun - Sunday 22 April, 2012

From The42 My survival is ‘more than a miracle’ – Muamba Recovery

My survival is ‘more than a miracle’ – Muamba

The Bolton footballer also thanked Dr Andrew Deaner for helping to save his life.

# the-sun - Sunday 1 April, 2012

Watch: the solar tornado that’s ‘five times wider than Earth’ Solar Tornado This post contains videos

Watch: the solar tornado that’s ‘five times wider than Earth’

Astronomers recorded the event this week by placing a telescope on board the Solar Discovery Observatory satellite.

# the-sun - Thursday 15 March, 2012

From The42 Chisora ‘bitterly disappointed’ at BBBC’s decision Setback

Chisora ‘bitterly disappointed’ at BBBC’s decision

The boxer has described himself as “an ex-professional unable to earn a living” in light of the punishment.

# the-sun - Monday 12 March, 2012

Could wolf-whistling be outlawed in Ireland?

It was suggested last week that wolf-whistling could be banned in the UK – but it appears that the controversy emerged from a Council of Europe convention on violence against women. Ireland is currently studying its recommendations.

# the-sun - Friday 2 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Cameron admits: I did ride Rebekah Brooks’s ex-police horse Horsing Around This post contains videos

Cameron admits: I did ride Rebekah Brooks’s ex-police horse

The revelation comes after days of speculation about the British prime minister’s relationship with the former News International executive and her former police horse.

From The42 Ryan Giggs loses damages claim against the Sun Media

Ryan Giggs loses damages claim against the Sun

A damages claim by Manchester United and Wales footballer against the Sun newspaper was thrown out by a British High Court judge today.

# the-sun - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Rebekah Brooks was hacked by NoTW while editing sister paper The Sun

The Leveson inquiry today heard evidence from one police investigator who said the former News International chief executive was targeted on a weekly basis.

# the-sun - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

Scotland Yard loaned a police horse to Rebekah Brooks

The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was lent the retired horse for two years by the Metropolitan Police.

# the-sun - Monday 27 February, 2012

The Sun had a ‘culture of illegal payments to sources’ says police chief

The senior police officer leading the phone hacking probe gave evidence to the Leveson inquiry into media ethics today.

# the-sun - Sunday 26 February, 2012

From Business ETC Sun on Sunday goes on sale in Britain and Ireland Sun On Sunday

Sun on Sunday goes on sale in Britain and Ireland

The paper has launched a Sunday edition less than year after News International shut down its Sunday tabloid, the News of The World.

# the-sun - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Sun to launch new Sunday version this weekend

The new paper will fill the gap left when The News of the World closed last summer at the height of the hacking scandal.