British Tabloid

  • Give Prince Harry a break over nude photo: Murdoch 27-08-2012 07:31 AM

    London: Rupert Murdoch said Britain's Prince Harry should be given a break, days after his Sun tabloid added to the 27-year-old's embarrassment by printing pictures of him cavorting naked in Las Vegas, in defiance of appeals from Royal lawyers. "Prince Harry. Give him a break. He may be on the...
  • Murdoch unfit to lead the company: UK lawmakers 01-05-2012 04:42 PM

    London: An influential group of British lawmakers say Rupert Murdoch is unfit to lead his global media empire, in a scathing report that says his company misled Parliament about the scale of phone hacking at one of its tabloids. Parliament's cross-party Culture, Media and Sport committee said on Tuesday that...
  • Murdoch blames rogue tabloid for phone-hacking 27-04-2012 04:28 AM

    London: Rupert Murdoch called his News of the World tabloid an "aberration" on Thursday, accusing journalists of hiding phone-hacking from himself, his son James and his protegee Rebekah Brooks, and said he wished he had shut it down sooner. "The News of the World, to be quite honest, was an...
  • Rupert Murdoch goes into damage control mode 16-07-2011 11:53 AM

    Media baron Rupert Murdoch is weaving together a dream team in an attempt contain the hacking scandal ...
  • Mob confronts media baron Murdoch 16-07-2011 09:19 AM

    Media baron Rupert Murdoch was confronted by an angry mob shouting slogans in London on Friday after he had gone to apologise to the family of a 13 yr old murder victim whose voicemails were hacked into by his tabloid. ...
  • Ex-UK PM may have been phonehacking victim 12-07-2011 02:35 AM

    London: Police have said that former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown may have been a victim of phone hacking by an investigator working for British newspapers, his spokeswoman said on Monday. The Guardian and Independent newspapers reported on their websites earlier on Monday that journalists from Rupert Murdoch's newspapers repeatedly...
  • 'News of the World' bids farewell to readers 10-07-2011 08:13 AM

    London: Britain's best-selling Sunday tabloid the 'News of the World' signed off with a simple front page message - "Thank You & Goodbye" - leaving the media establishment here reeling from the expanding phone-hacking scandal that brought down the muckraking newspaper after 168 years. Journalists crafted the newspaper's own obituary...
  • Closing newspaper a collective decision: Murdoch 09-07-2011 10:17 PM

    Sun Valley: Rupert Murdoch said on Saturday the decision to close the embattled "News of the World" tabloid was "a collective decision." Murdoch spoke briefly as he entered the last day of the annual Allen & Co. media conference in Sun Valley, Idaho, even as a deepening phone hacking scandal...
  • 'Govt must follow legal procedure on BSkyB' 08-07-2011 03:13 PM

    London: Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday the government had to follow proper legal procedures when deciding on the takeover of BSkyB and the decision would take 'some time'. "Governments must follow the proper legal processes and procedures. That is exactly what (culture secretary) Jeremy Hunt is doing....
  • UK tabloid to shut down, 200 employees out of work 08-07-2011 08:42 AM

    'News of the World' which sells more than 2.5 million copies every Sunday, is owned by media baron Rupert Murdoch. His son James said proceeds from the last edition would go to charity. ...
  • Hack job! 'News of the World' to shut down 08-07-2011 07:16 AM

    London: Rupert Murdoch will shut down Britain's biggest selling Sunday newspaper, the 'News of the World', in a startling response to a scandal engulfing his media empire. As allegations multiplied that its journalists hacked the voicemails of thousands of people, from child murder victims to the families of Britain's war...