UK Phone Hacking

  • 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: more newspapers under probe July 23, 2012

    London: Besides media baron Rupert Murdoch's now defunct News of the World, British papers Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, Daily Star and Star on Sunday, have come under the scanner of the Scotland Yard for alleged payments made to prison guards for stories. Appearing before the Leveson Inquiry into ethics, culture...
  • UK hacking: 5 'The Sun' journalists arrested February 12, 2012

    London: Britain's biggestselling newspaper was fighting to contain the damage after five employees at The Sun tabloid were arrested on Saturday in an inquiry into the alleged payment of bribes to police and other officials. Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, which owns the newspaper, said police had searched their homes and the...
  • Murdoch to pay 2 mn pounds to phone hacking victim October 22, 2011

    London: Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News International has reached an agreement to pay 2 million pounds to the family of murdered teenager Milly Dowler, whose phone was hacked for information at the behest of the now defunct News of the World tabloid. Besides, Murdoch is personally donating 1 million pounds to...
  • NOTW phone hacking: Now legal action in US September 23, 2011

    London: There was more bad news for media baron Rupert Murdoch on Friday as lawyers representing the murdered British teenager Milly Dowler said they would soon launch legal action against News Corp in the United States. It was the report that 13yearold Dowler's phone was tapped allegedly at the behest of...
  • Cop probing UK phonehacking scandal arrested August 20, 2011

    London: In a fresh development in Britain's phone hacking scandal, a police officer has been arrested in relation to leaks during investigation into the unethical news gathering practices at the now defunct News of the World tabloid. The 51yearold detective constable was arrested while at work and bailed as part of...
  • Eleventh arrest in UK tabloid hacking scandal August 3, 2011

    London: Stuart Kuttner, managing editor of the News of the World for 22 years, was arrested and later freed on bail on Tuesday over a phonehacking scandal at the nowdefunct tabloid that has rattled Britain's establishment, a source close to the case said. Police said a 71yearold man had been released...
  • Phone hacking scandal engulfs more UK newspapers July 23, 2011

    London: Britain's phonehacking scandal appeared to be spreading to newspaper titles beyond those owned by Rupert Murdoch, with fresh claims dragging the Mirror group into the mire of allegations of eavesdropping on celebrities. In a dramatic turn to the scandal, former journalists at the Mirror group said they witnessed phone hacking...
  • 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...
  • The Last Word: UK phone hacking scandal July 22, 2011

    On 'The Last Word' Karan Thapar examine if the UK phone hacking scandal issue could also happen to India. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 21, 2011

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • 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

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • 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'. ...
  • 9/11 families seek meeting with FBI on hacking July 19, 2011

    New York: Relatives of victims of the September 11 attacks have asked to meet the FBI and the US Justice Department to discuss the agencies' preliminary inquiry into reports that News Corp reporters may have tried to hack the phones of 9/11 victims. US authorities have acknowledged they are looking into...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai July 18, 2011

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