British Tabloid

  • Give Prince Harry a break over nude photo: Murdoch August 27, 2012

    London: Rupert Murdoch said Britain's Prince Harry should be given a break, days after his Sun tabloid added to the 27yearold'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 public...
  • Murdoch unfit to lead the company: UK lawmakers May 1, 2012

    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 crossparty Culture, Media and Sport committee said on Tuesday that News...
  • Murdoch blames rogue tabloid for phonehacking April 27, 2012

    London: Rupert Murdoch called his News of the World tabloid an "aberration" on Thursday, accusing journalists of hiding phonehacking 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 aberration,...
  • Murdoch wracked by 13 probes into phonehacking January 20, 2012

    London: At least 13 inquiries and legal cases are being conducted into questions raised by the unethical practice of phonehacking at the now defunct News of the World, with media baron Rupert Murdoch's empire in the UK coming under unprecedented scrutiny. The inquiries are being conducted at various levels, with some...
  • Phone hacking: Murdoch pays out millions of pounds January 19, 2012

    London: Media baron Rupert Murdoch's group on Thursday agreed to a multimillion pounds outofcourtsettlement with 19 highprofile victims who had filed cases when they realised their phones had been hacked by the now defunct News of the World. ExDeputy Prime Minister Lord Prescott and actor Jude Law are among those who...
  • Rupert Murdoch goes into damage control mode July 16, 2011

    Media baron Rupert Murdoch is weaving together a dream team in an attempt contain the hacking scandal ...
  • Mob confronts media baron Murdoch July 16, 2011

    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. ...
  • ExUK PM may have been phonehacking victim July 12, 2011

    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 tried...
  • 'News of the World' bids farewell to readers July 10, 2011

    London: Britain's bestselling 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 phonehacking scandal that brought down the muckraking newspaper after 168 years. Journalists crafted the newspaper's own obituary before...
  • Closing newspaper a collective decision: Murdoch July 9, 2011

    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 threatens...
  • 'Govt must follow legal procedure on BSkyB' July 8, 2011

    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. His...
  • UK tabloid to shut down, 200 employees out of work July 8, 2011

    '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 July 8, 2011

    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 dead,...
  • Madonna most written about star of the decade: report December 22, 2009

    London: Queen of Pop has been crowned the queen of the tabloids as well as she managed to achieve more column inches than any other star over the last decade. The Material Girl proved her super star status has no chance of waning after she was named the most written...