Phone-hacking scandal: Rupert Murdoch, chief executive of News Corp, ultimate owner of the News of the World, in 2011. Photograph: Oli Scarff/Getty

Back in the early days of Nick Davies’s investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World newspaper, someone contacted students who had attend(...)

Former ‘News of the World’ editor Andy Coulson leaves the High Court in Edinburgh, where he was cleared of committing perjury at the 2010 trial of former socialist MSP Tommy Sheridan after the judge ruled he had no case to answer.  Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, who was jailed over phone hacking, has been cleared of perjury after the judge ruled his alleged lie in(...)

Andy Coulson pictured arriving at the High Court in Edinburgh on Monday. Photograph: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been cleared at the High Court in Edinburgh of committing perjury at the 2010 trial of former sociali(...)

Sources say former tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks will continue to be based in the UK and will travel to Storyful’s headquarters in Dublin.

Rebekah Brooks, the former tabloid editor who was cleared of all charges in Britain’s phone hacking scandal, is returning to News Corp to run Storyful(...)

Former News of the World editor and government communications boss Andy Coulson, who has been released from prison. Photograph: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Former News of the World editor and Downing Street communications boss Andy Coulson left Hollesley Bay open-prison in Suffolk, England, this morning.C(...)

Murdoch and the politicians
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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 (...)