By William Turvill 19 April 9:46
Press Gazette revealed in January that the comedian had launched legal action after The Sun on Sunday carried a front page story saying Brand had cheated on girlfriend Jemima Khan with a glamour model. The Sun said at the time that it was defending the libel action but has now settled with Brand out of court.
By Press Gazette 17 April 13:24
The Financial Times will not be joining new press regulator IPSO - the Independent Press Standards Organisation - editor Lionel Barber announced today.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 17 April 12:15
Paranoia over leaks rather than hacking at the News of the World prompted Andy Coulson to send an e-mail ordering: "Do his phone", jurors at the trial were told yesterday.
Sun apologises to Louis Walsh after front page headline 'wrongly suggested' he had been involved in Britain's Got Talent 'fix'By William Turvill 17 April 11:47
The News UK title, which has previously paid Walsh £400,000 in damages for defamation, issued a clarification on page two of the newspaper today.
By William Turvill 17 April 8:42
The complaints of Neelam Desai led to Gareth Davies being served with a “prevention of harassment” notice by Metropolitan Police officers, who came to the Advertiser’s Red Hill office.
Andy Coulson 'shocked' when he heard voicemails of David Blunkett 'declaring his love' for Spectator publisherBy Press Association and Press Gazette 16 April 14:00
Coulson told the Old Bailey trial he initially called a halt to the story in 2004 but later changed his mind and confronted Mr Blunkett about it.
Judge orders Mail Online to pay £10k damages to Paul Weller's children over use of unpixelated picturesBy Dominic Ponsford 16 April 12:08
The photographs were taken on 16 October 2012 by an unnamed photographer in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, and showed Weller and the children out shopping in the street, and relaxing at a café on the edge of the street.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 16 April 11:49
Sitting in the Court of Appeal, Lord Justice Maurice Kay and Lord Justice Laws gave Jonathan Calvert and Heidi Blake permission to appeal Mr Justice Tugendhat's finding.
By Dominic Ponsford 16 April 9:25
The paper admitted liability under the “offer of amends” procedure in the Defamation Act. But it has yet to agree what damages to pay Rowling and it has challenged her right to make a unilateral statement in open court about the matter.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 15 April 16:39
Andy Coulson said he would have turned down Edward Snowden's leaked information if he had been offered it when he was editor of the News of the World.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 15 April 15:44
Andy Coulson today denied he was a bully and "absolutely rejected" that there was a culture of bullying at the News of the World while he was editor.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 15 April 12:49
He did not know the practice was illegal but would have regarded it as "intrusive" and "lazy journalism", he told the jury at the Old Bailey hacking trial.
'It was wrong and it shouldn't have happened': Andy Coulson tells hacking trial about Rebekah Brooks affairBy Press Association and Press Gazette 15 April 11:48
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson told the hacking trial his affair with Rebekah Brooks "was wrong and it shouldn't have happened". The affair started in 1998, but was not "continual" and there were long periods where they were just close friends, the 46-year-old told the jury yesterday.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 14 April 13:08
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson went into the witness box today to defend himself against allegations of conspiracies to hack phones and pay public officials for stories.
By William Turvill 14 April 10:18
Pop singer Tulisa Contostavlos is suing The Sun over a story in which she was branded a “home-wrecker” by the former partner of Danny Simpson.
By PA Media Lawyer 11 April 13:10
A 42-year-old woman has been arrested by detectives investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials.
By PA Mediapoint 11 April 11:59
The mother of murdered Sarah Payne gave evidence in the hacking trial today and said the News of the World had been a "force for good".
By PA Media Lawyer 10 April 15:28
The former archbishop of Canterbury went into the witness box at the hacking trial today to defend his friend Stuart Kuttner.
By PA Mediapoint 10 April 11:57
The former News of the World managing editor Stuart Kuttner has described former royal editor Clive Goodman's performance at the title as "in later years disappointing" - but told the phone-hacking trial he had no animosity towards him.
By Press Gazette 10 April 10:37
The Information Commissioner is launching a legal challenge over the Transport Secretary's refusal to release a report under the Freedom of Information Act on the proposed high-speed rail network, HS2.