Rebekah Brooks

  • UK: The Sun's politics editor charged over bribery 14-05-2013 09:40 PM

    London: Britain's prosecutors say The Sun tabloid's politics editor Clodagh Hartley has been charged over a conspiracy to pay thousands of pounds worth of bribes to a press officer working in the British government's tax department. Prosecutors say The Sun paid bribes to press officer Jonathan Hall in return for...
  • British lawmaker grills News Corp CEO at event 22-10-2011 03:53 AM

    Los Angeles: British lawmaker Tom Watson grilled News Corp chief Rupert Murdoch about covert surveillance techniques by company employees as News Corp held its first shareholders meeting following a phone-hacking scandal. More than 100 people demonstrated on Friday outside the lot of News Corp's Fox Studios. Watson asked Murdoch whether...
  • Murdoch paper hacked minister's voice mail: report 23-09-2011 01:17 AM

    London: Rupert Murdoch's News of the World hacked extensively into the voice mail of a minister in Britain's former Labour government, according to three people familiar with the matter. The unauthorized access to voice mails left for Denis MacShane in 2004 and 2005, as he served as Minister for Europe,...
  • Pressure mounts on Murdoch family in hacking probe 14-09-2011 02:27 AM

    London: Britain's parliament on Tuesday said it would recall Rupert Murdoch's son James to answer more questions in its probe into News Corp's hacking scandal and US shareholders raised the stakes in a legal battle with the company. The two moves reignited a long-running controversy that has already damaged the...
  • James Murdoch asked to clarify hacking testimony 30-07-2011 03:04 AM

    London: British lawmakers on Friday demanded that James Murdoch clarify why testimony he gave to a parliamentary committee probing the phone hacking scandal conflicted with a statement from two former executives. Murdoch, deputy chief operating officer of media giant News Corp., and his father, tycoon Rupert Murdoch, testified about the...
  • UK lawmaker asks police to investigate Murdoch 23-07-2011 01:05 AM

    London: News Corp executive James Murdoch could face a police investigation into claims he gave "mistaken" testimony to Britain's parliament this week, deepening the legal crisis that has engulfed the Murdoch family's media empire. Prime Minister David Cameron, criticised for his close ties to senior figures at News Corp, said...
  • NOTW: Who is paying News Corp's legal bills? 21-07-2011 09:12 AM

    New York: With executives from News Corp and some of its subsidiaries heading for the exits, legal bills from the phone-hacking scandal rocking the company are no doubt stacking up. But depending on the companies' directors and officers insurance coverage, News Corp and its divisions aren't likely to be responsible...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 21-07-2011 12:54 AM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Murdoch denies prior knowledge of hacking 20-07-2011 07:35 AM

    New Delhi: A lot of questions and lot of explanations were presented by Rupert Murdoch and his team at the hearing of the hacking scandal surrounding his media empire in front of the House of Commons on Tuesday. However not all of the explanations were convincing enough. Murdoch on Tuesday...
  • Rupert Murdoch influence limited in India 20-07-2011 01:21 AM

    New Delhi: Rupert Murdoch knows something about power and how to wield it. In Britain, the media magnate's backing was long seen as a prerequisite for anyone hoping to become prime minister; in the United States Murdoch's Fox News has helped drive debate and the growth of the right-wing Tea...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 19-07-2011 11:41 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Will India ever match UK's media standards? 19-07-2011 11:40 PM

    On 'Talking Point' Rajdeep Sardesai asks, 'Will our media ever match UK's standard of accountability'. ...
  • Rebekah Brooks testifies to British lawmakers 19-07-2011 10:34 PM

    London: After nearly three hours of testimony from Rupert and James Murdoch, former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has taken her place at a hearing on phone hacking. Brooks, who resigned last week amid the widening scandal, began her testimony with an apology for what took place at the...
  • Murdoch says sorry, claims he was misled 19-07-2011 07:17 PM

    London: Rupert Murdoch told the British parliament on Tuesday that giving evidence on the phone-hacking and corruption scandal that is engulfing his global media empire was "the most humble day of my life". Sitting next to his son James, who opened the much-awaited proceedings in a packed committee room at...
  • Rupert Murdoch to face British MPs in Parliament 19-07-2011 09:16 AM

    London: Former News Of The World journalist and whistleblower of the 9/11 phone-hacking scandal Sean Hoare was found dead at his home in Watford, 40 kms away from London. The police on Monday evening said that Hoare's death was being treated as unexplained. So far the police have not termed...
  • London police feel the heat in UK hacking scandal 19-07-2011 12:55 AM

    London: Britain's tabloid phone-hacking scandal enveloped the London police force on Monday with the rapid-fire resignations of two top officers and claims of possible illegal eavesdropping, bribery and collusion. UK officials immediately vowed to investigate. Prime Minister David Cameron, feeling the political heat from his own close ties to individuals...
  • Hacking row: London's top cop resigns 18-07-2011 07:08 PM

    London: The London police Assistant Commissioner John Yates has resigned amid the firestorm surrounding the phone hacking scandal. Yates made a decision two years ago to not re-open police inquiries into phone hacking, saying he did not believe there was any new evidence to consider. He has said in recent...
  • NOTW scandal: Cameron to attend Commons session 18-07-2011 04:20 PM

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron is cutting short his ongoing visit to Africa and to join other ministers and parliamentarians in debating the phone-hacking issue in a special session of House of Commons on Wednesday. Cameron said during a press conference in Africa on Monday that he will make...
  • NOTW: Ex-CEO Rebekah Brooks released on bail 18-07-2011 08:59 AM

    London: Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of News Corp's British newspaper arm News International, was released on bail early on Monday after being questioned over the phone-hacking scandal, the Metropolitan police said in a statement on Monday. "At approximately midnight, the woman was bailed to return to a London police...
  • NOTW scandal: Ex-CEO Rebekah Brooks arrested 17-07-2011 06:13 PM

    New Delhi: The British police have arrested Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News Corp's British newspaper arm News International, Sky News reported on Sunday. The police confirmed they had arrested a 43-year-old woman over phone hacking allegations, but did not give a name. She is being questioned on...
  • WSJ publisher quits in phone-hacking scandal 16-07-2011 07:10 AM

    London: Rupert Murdoch accepted the resignations of The Wall Street Journal's publisher and the chief of his British operations on Friday as the once-defiant media mogul struggled to control an escalating phone hacking scandal, offering apologies to the public and the family of a murdered schoolgirl. The scandal has knocked...
  • India @ 9 with Veeraraghav 15-07-2011 11:53 PM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Veeraraghav. ...