UK Phone Hacking

  • Murdoch to pay 2 mn pounds to phone hacking victim 22-10-2011 01:58 PM

    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...
  • NOTW phone hacking: Now legal action in US 23-09-2011 07:29 PM

    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 13-year-old Dowler's phone was tapped allegedly at the behest...
  • Cop probing UK phone-hacking scandal arrested 20-08-2011 08:29 AM

    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 51-year-old detective constable was arrested while at work and bailed as part...
  • Eleventh arrest in UK tabloid hacking scandal 03-08-2011 03:02 AM

    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 phone-hacking scandal at the now-defunct tabloid that has rattled Britain's establishment, a source close to the case said. Police said a 71-year-old man had been...
  • Phone hacking scandal engulfs more UK newspapers 23-07-2011 09:16 PM

    London: Britain's phone-hacking 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...
  • 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...
  • The Last Word: UK phone hacking scandal 22-07-2011 11:37 PM

    On 'The Last Word' Karan Thapar examine if the UK phone hacking scandal issue could also happen to India. ...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 21-07-2011 12:54 AM

    Catch the day's top stories on India at 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • 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'. ...
  • 9/11 families seek meeting with FBI on hacking 19-07-2011 03:31 AM

    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...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 18-07-2011 11:53 PM

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