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#Phone Hacking

# phone-hacking - 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.

# phone-hacking - Monday 5 February, 2018

Hugh Grant settles phone-hacking damages against UK newspapers

It’s been reported that the case was settled for a six-figure sum.

# phone-hacking - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Labour's Alan Kelly has asked the Justice Minister if his phone is being tapped

His concerns come after his parliamentary questions which unravelled Fitzgerald’s email scandal.

# phone-hacking - Friday 6 November, 2015

Judge accused of asking an FBI agent to spy on his family in exchange for free beer

“No no no. You’ve had to take time. And I’m glad to do something…”

# phone-hacking - 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.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Piers Morgan "sorry to disappoint" everyone who wanted him arrested today

This is his second time being questioned.

# phone-hacking - Monday 2 March, 2015

Rebekah Brooks 'to head up Storyful in News Corp return'

The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was acquitted on hacking charges last year.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

British newspaper group admits liability in four cases of phone hacking

In a statement, the company said it has apologised to the people involved and as agreed to pay compensation.

# phone-hacking - 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.

# phone-hacking - 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”.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Andy Coulson found guilty but Rebekah Brooks cleared at phone hacking trial

The trial at the Old Bailey in London had lasted 8 months.

# phone-hacking - 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.

# phone-hacking - Friday 14 February, 2014

Piers Morgan was questioned in connection with phone hacking

Morgan met detectives by appointment and was not arrested in connection to hacking while he was editor of the Daily Mirror.

# phone-hacking - 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.

# phone-hacking - 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.

# phone-hacking - Thursday 31 October, 2013

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.

# phone-hacking - 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.

UK newspapers go to court to block press regulation system

The publishers are seeking an injunction over a new charter drawn up by Britain’s three main political parties after their proposals for a self-regulation were rejected.

# phone-hacking - 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.

# phone-hacking - 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.

# phone-hacking - 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.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Six journalists arrested in fresh phone hacking probe

Three men and three women are being questioned on suspicion of conspiracy to intercept phone messages.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 19 December, 2012

ComReg warns businesses of increase in phone hacking

In one phone hacking case, a company had calls to the value of over €250,000 made through its phones.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

Cameron says independent watchdog is needed urgently

The British PM met with editors and executives at 10 Downing Street to push them to set up a new independent regulatory body.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Mirror papers hit with legal action over alleged phone-hacking

Sven-Goran Eriksson and others are suing the paper over unauthorised access of their phone voicemail inboxes.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 7 August, 2012

British hacking police arrest journalist and policeman in dawn raid

The pair were arrested over the suspected bribery of a police officer.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock…

# phone-hacking - 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.

# phone-hacking - Saturday 14 July, 2012

Independence of regulator from press and State crucial - Press Ombudsman

Ireland’s Press Ombudsman John Horgan appeared before the Leveson inquiry into media ethics yesterday to discuss press regulation.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 4 July, 2012

Glenn Mulcaire must reveal who ordered him to hack phones

Britain’s Supreme Court has ruled that Mulcaire, who was jailed in 2007 for hacking phone messages, must reveal who ordered him to listen in on the voicemails.

# phone-hacking - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Leveson: Brooks texted Cameron 'We're definitely in this together'

The inquiry into media ethics in the UK heard evidence from the British Prime Minister today as the close relationship between David Cameron and senior News International figures came under scrutiny.

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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.

# phone-hacking - 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.

# phone-hacking - Thursday 31 May, 2012

Andy Coulson charged with perjury after hours of questioning

The charges relate to a high-profile perjury case against politician Tommy Sheridan.

# phone-hacking - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Former Cameron aide and NoTW editor held on suspicion of perjury

Andy Coulson detained by Scottish police at his home in London.

# phone-hacking - Monday 28 May, 2012

Woman arrested in London in connection with phone hacking scandal

The 42-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering offences.

# phone-hacking - Monday 21 May, 2012

Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary

The British parliament’s commissioner for standards has opened an inquiry into allegations Jeremy Hunt failed to register donations from media companies.

# phone-hacking - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# phone-hacking - 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.

# phone-hacking - 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.”

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