Murdoch and the politicians
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  • August 23, 2014, 01:00

Stories in this book make the reader take a sharp intake of breath. Stories of tabloid excess, of bribery and hacking, of bullying and illegality. One(...)

‘News of the World’: author Nick Davies did the most to expose  criminality and cover-up at the tabloid

It’s a deeply disturbing and yet at times blackly comical read featuring people that go by names such as the Wolfman, the Corporal, the Ace Trace f(...)

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been jailed for 18 months after being found guilty of conspiring to hack phones following an eight-month trial. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters.

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been jailed for 18 months after being found guilty of conspiring to hack phones following an eight-mo(...)

British prime minister David Cameron’s former communications director Andy Coulson’s legal troubles continued today when he was told he would face a re-trial over charges of plotting to bribe officials while he was an editor at the News of the World. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire.

The legal problems facing Andy Coulson, British prime minister David Cameron’s former communications director, continued today when he was told he wo(...)

Andy Coulson, former “News of the World” editor and ex-press secretary to British prime minister David Cameron, arrives at the Old Bailey Central Criminal court in London. Photograph: Sean Dempsey/EPA

British prime minister David Cameron was sharply chastised by a High Court judge for public comments about Andy Coulson that could have derailed the (...)

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks arriving at the Old Bailey in London, England, yesterday. Photograph: Getty. 0:56

Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of News Corp’s British newspaper arm, has been found not guilty by a London court of being part of an illegal conspira(...)

The former royal editor of Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World tabloid admitted for the first time at a London court today that he had hacked the voicemails of Britain’s Prince William and Prince Harry, and William’s wife Kate Middleton. Photograph:
Luke MacGregor /Reuters

The former royal editor of Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World tabloid admitted for the first time at a London court today that he had hacked the voice(...)

Britain’s largest pay-TV company BSkyB is in talks to buy Sky Deutschland and Sky Italia, a €10 billion deal that would realise Rupert Murdoch’s long-(...)

Former editor of the News of the World Andy Coulson: “Given what has gone on in my private life the irony is not lost on me”. Photograph: Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Andy Coulson was accused in the Old Bailey court in London yesterday of “pure hypocrisy” over attack on former home secretary David Blunkett f(...)

Former editor of the News of the World Andy Coulson leaves the Old Bailey courthouse in London yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Luke MacGregor

Andy Coulson has admitted that he “rubber-stamped” a £1,000 (€1,200) cash payment to a source described by one of his News of the World reporters a(...)