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# news-of-the-world - Monday 8 July, 2019

'Record' libel payout as Heather Mills settles phone hacking claims

Mills and her sister both received a formal apology in Britain’s High Court this morning.

# news-of-the-world - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Confirmed: Rebekah Brooks is back in charge of The Sunday Times and The Sun

She left the organisation in 2011 and received a €22 million payoff.

# news-of-the-world - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

After five years, David Cameron's former press chief has been cleared of perjury

He was accused of lying under oath before a court at the 2010 trial of former Scottish politician Tommy Sheridan.

# news-of-the-world - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

BBC won't unmask The Sun's 'Fake Sheikh' just yet, but they promise they will

Controversial journalist Mazher Mahmood uses a sheikh costume to lure celebrities.

# news-of-the-world - Thursday 26 June, 2014

Rebekah Brooks says she has been 'vindicated'

In her first comments since Tuesday’s verdict, the one-time head of Murdoch’s British newspaper arm said her thoughts were with colleagues still facing legal action.

# news-of-the-world - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Phone hacking jury dismissed after failing to reach a verdict on extra charges

Assistant Commissioner Cressida Dick, who oversaw the investigation, said it was not “an attack on press freedom”.

# news-of-the-world - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Gerry Adams, Leap Cards, and Kate Middleton: The week in numbers

Plus: How many days until the next Budget?

# news-of-the-world - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

News of the World hacked Kate Middleton's phone 155 times, trial is told

Former royal editor Clive Goodman illegally listened to the messages of Kate and Princes William and Harry, the court was told.

# news-of-the-world - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Princess Diana leaked a royal phone book to the News of the World

The claim was made by the paper’s former royal editor.

# news-of-the-world - Thursday 20 February, 2014

Brooks cleared on charge of paying for photo of Prince William in a bikini

The photo was taken at a 007-themed party that the prince was attending with Kate Middleton in 2006.

# news-of-the-world - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Blair told Brooks to toughen up, offered to be "unofficial advisor" court told

The former British Prime Minister gave Rebekah Brooks advice on how to handle the phone hacking scandal in 2011, the ex-CEO of News International CEO has said.

# news-of-the-world - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

I hacked Daniel Craig's phone, says journalist

A former News of the World journalist said he used phone hacking to find out about an affair between Daniel Craig and Sienna Miller.

# news-of-the-world - Friday 1 November, 2013

Former NOTW editor Andy Coulsen told journalist 'do his phone', court hears

Coulson, who later became Prime Minister David Cameron’s media chief, denies conspiring to illegally access celebrities’ voicemail messages in a scandal that forced tycoon Rupert Murdoch to shut the paper in 2011.

# news-of-the-world - Thursday 31 October, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Thursday

Everyone’s talking about water restrictions again, unemployment and 48 children who died of thirst.

Court hears Brooks and Coulson had six-year affair

Brooks’ affair with Coulson was revealed in a love letter dated February 2004 that was found on her computer, the court heard today.

# news-of-the-world - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Three former News of the World journalists plead guilty to phone hacking

The court also heard today that top executives knew that staff were routinely hacking celebrities’ phones.

# news-of-the-world - Monday 28 October, 2013

Former News Of The World editors go on trial for phone hacking

With phone hacking trials beginning in England today, we look at who is on trial, and why.

# news-of-the-world - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Sunday Mirror publisher faces phone-hacking probe

The publisher said its subsidiary group does not accept wrongdoing within its business and takes the allegations very seriously.

# news-of-the-world - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

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.

# news-of-the-world - 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.

# news-of-the-world - Thursday 6 June, 2013

Ex-prison officer arrested in London media conduct probe

The 39-year-old is being questioned in relation to suspected misconduct in office and corruption.

# news-of-the-world - Friday 11 January, 2013

British detective guilty of offering leaks in hacking scandal

She was the first person to be prosecuted under the investigation into payments by News of the World journalists to public officials which is linked to the phone hacking scandal.

# news-of-the-world - 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.

# news-of-the-world - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

Former Irish NOTW editor reportedly among two arrested over hacking

Alex Marunchak, who was formerly the editor of the Irish edition of the News of the World, was reportedly arrested this morning in connection with alleged computer hacking.

# news-of-the-world - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Murdoch resigns from boards of UK newspapers

News International sought to play down the development, saying it was “a corporate house-cleaning exercise” prior a planned company split.

# news-of-the-world - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Hacking scandal: Journalists come to defence of arrested Sun reporter

A Sun journalist was arrested in a dawn raid in London this morning.

# news-of-the-world - Thursday 14 June, 2012

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Watch live: Leveson inquiry hears evidence from David Cameron

The inquiry set up in the wake of the phone hacking scandal at the News of the World continues to receive witness testimony today.

David Cameron to appear before Leveson inquiry today

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

# news-of-the-world - Friday 8 June, 2012

David Cameron to address Leveson inquiry next week

Former PMs Gordon Brown and John Major also lined up to appear at media ethics inquiry.

# news-of-the-world - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

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The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news…

# news-of-the-world - 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.

# news-of-the-world - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

News of the World ‘commissioned surveillance of critical MP’ – emails

Emails obtained by Tom Watson MP, an outspoken critic of Rupert Murdoch’s press, indicate surveillance to try and find details of an extramarital affair.

# news-of-the-world - Saturday 19 May, 2012

Family of murdered private investigator to meet police over case collapse

Police corruption has been linked to the failure to convict anyone for the murder of Daniel Morgan in 1987.

# news-of-the-world - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Rebekah Brooks and husband to face criminal charges over hacking inquiry

Rebekah and Charlie Brooks have been charged with perverting the course of justice for hindering investigations.

# news-of-the-world - Saturday 12 May, 2012

7 things we learned from the Leveson inquiry this week

From Rupert Murdoch’s TV favourites to David Cameron’s text message lessons…

# news-of-the-world - Wednesday 9 May, 2012

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Blackmail and night-vision pics: George Michael shares his NotW experiences

The singer criticised the authorities for failing to “genuinely prosecute” journalists who break the law.

# news-of-the-world - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Murdoch "not a fit person" to run Sky - MPs

A House of Commons committee says News International and the News of the World misled it over the phone-hacking scandal.

# news-of-the-world - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Murdoch: Fallout from hacking scandal 'changed my entire company'

The 81-year-old tells Leveson: “I failed, and I’m sorry about it,” adding later: “We are now a new company altogether.”

Leveson: Rupert Murdoch plays down political influence

News Corp chairman told British inquiry into media ethics that it’s a myth he or his papers carry serious political sway.

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