Rebekah Brooks

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  • UK phone hacking: Brooks to appear in court today September 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The hearing in the UK phone hacking scandal will begin on Monday. Disgraced former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks is expected to appear in a London court. Brooks faces three phonehacking charges, including allegedly intercepting messages of Milly Dowler, the 13yearold schoolgirl who was abducted and...
  • Phone hacking: Aides of Murdoch, Cameron charged July 24, 2012

    London: Key former aides of media baron Rupert Murdoch and Prime Minister David Cameron were on Tuesday charged with criminal conspiracy to hack into phones of individuals and other charges, taking the yearlong phonehacking row to a new level. Rebekah Brooks, Murdoch's highprofile former aide and editor of the News of...
  • UK phonehacking case: Rebekah Brooks, husband charged May 15, 2012

    Brooks has in the past few days been questioned by the Leveson inquiry into media standards and ethics....
  • UK phonehacking scandal: Rebekah Brooks charged May 15, 2012

    London: Rebekah Brooks, a former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm, has been charged with perverting the course of justice over a phone hacking scandal at one of the media mogul's papers, British prosecutors said on Tuesday. "I have concluded ... there is sufficient evidence for there to be...
  • Cameron messaged me 'lots of love', says Brooks May 12, 2012

    London: Known for using the internet and new media, British Prime Minister David Cameron somehow believed that 'LOL' meant 'Lots of Love' when sending texts to exeditor of the News of the World Rebekah Brooks, until she enlightened him that it actually meant 'Laugh Out Loud'. Brooks, 43, who was arrested...
  • UK phone hacking probe: Rebekah Brooks arrested March 13, 2012

    London: Police arrested Rebekah Brooks, the former News of the World editor and close associate to Rupert Murdoch, for a second time on Tuesday in a new round of detentions in Britain's phonehacking scandal, Sky News reported. British police confirmed they had held five men and one woman in dawn raids...
  • British lawmaker grills News Corp CEO at event October 22, 2011

    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 phonehacking 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 September 23, 2011

    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, is...
  • Pressure mounts on Murdoch family in hacking probe September 14, 2011

    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 longrunning controversy that has already damaged the British...
  • James Murdoch asked to clarify hacking testimony July 30, 2011

    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 widening...
  • UK lawmaker asks police to investigate Murdoch July 23, 2011

    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 that...
  • NOTW: Who is paying News Corp's legal bills? July 21, 2011

    New York: With executives from News Corp and some of its subsidiaries heading for the exits, legal bills from the phonehacking 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 for...
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  • Murdoch denies prior knowledge of hacking July 20, 2011

    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 July 20, 2011

    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 rightwing Tea...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 19, 2011

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  • Will India ever match UK's media standards? July 19, 2011

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

    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 nowdefunct...
  • Murdoch says sorry, claims he was misled July 19, 2011

    London: Rupert Murdoch told the British parliament on Tuesday that giving evidence on the phonehacking 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 muchawaited proceedings in a packed committee room at Westminster...
  • Rupert Murdoch to face British MPs in Parliament July 19, 2011

    London: Former News Of The World journalist and whistleblower of the 9/11 phonehacking 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 July 19, 2011

    London: Britain's tabloid phonehacking scandal enveloped the London police force on Monday with the rapidfire 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 within...
  • Hacking row: London's top cop resigns July 18, 2011

    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 reopen 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 July 18, 2011

    London: British Prime Minister David Cameron is cutting short his ongoing visit to Africa and to join other ministers and parliamentarians in debating the phonehacking 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 a...
  • NOTW: ExCEO Rebekah Brooks released on bail July 18, 2011

    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 phonehacking scandal, the Metropolitan police said in a statement on Monday. "At approximately midnight, the woman was bailed to return to a London police station...
  • NOTW scandal: ExCEO Rebekah Brooks arrested July 17, 2011

    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 43yearold woman over phone hacking allegations, but did not give a name. She is being questioned on suspicion...
  • WSJ publisher quits in phonehacking scandal July 16, 2011

    London: Rupert Murdoch accepted the resignations of The Wall Street Journal's publisher and the chief of his British operations on Friday as the oncedefiant 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 billions...
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