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(...)

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 (...)

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(...)

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(...)

Clive Goodman, former royal editor of the News of the World, leaves the Old Bailey yesterday. Photograph: Suzanne Plunkett/Reuters

A former News of the World journalist charged with paying public officials for royal phone (...)

Undated file photo of Diana, Princess of Wales as former News of the World reporter Clive Goodman has told the phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey that she leaked royal directories to him. Photograph: John Stillwell/PA Wire

The former royal editor of Rupert Murdoch’s now defunct British tabloid the News of the World told a court today the late Princess Diana had g(...)

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks arrives at the Old Bailey courthouse in London. Photograph: Andrew Winning /Reuters

Rebekah Brooks was accused in court of carrying on a “cover up” over the extent of phone hacking at the News of the World. The former ta(...)