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EastEnders actor Steve McFadden wins payout from News of the World and Met Police over hacking and leaksBy William Turvill | 16 Sep 2014
McFadden, who plays Phil Mitchell in the BBC programme, sued News Group Newspapers for the interception of his voicemails, and the Met Police for selling private information about him to the paper.
Prison officer accused of selling stories to Mirror and News of the World journalist Stephen Moyes denies chargeBy PA Mediapoint | 15 Sep 2014
A prison officer has pleaded not guilty to committing misconduct in a public office by selling stories to two national newspapers about the top security HMP Belmarsh.
By PA Mediapoint | 12 Sep 2014
The journalist, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared before a judge at the Old Bailey alongside Trust worker Alan Hagan, 47.
By William Turvill | 04 Sep 2014
The film star, who has previously directed movies including this year's Monuments Men, will bring journalist Nick Davies' book Hack Attack to the big screen, with shooting scheduled to begin next year.
Former NoW US editor looking for 'go-getting' English reporters to join fledgling showbiz agency in LABy William Turvill | 26 Aug 2014
Former News of the World US editor James Desborough is looking to emulate the success of British-run agtency Splash as he seeks to expand his own celebrity news agency in Los Angeles.
Four journalists appear in court accused of hacking and illegal payments at The Sun and News of the WorldBy Press Gazette | 21 Aug 2014
Four journalists appeared in court this morning accused of involvement in phone-hacking and making illegal payments at The Sun and the News of the World The Sun's crime reporter, Anthony France, 41, from Watford, Hertfordshire, appeared in the dock at Westminster Magistrates' Court char
'Can we hack their voicemail? That's kind of how journalism worked in those days' - extract from Beyond ContemptBy Peter Jukes | 20 Aug 2014
“Can we hack their voicemail? Oh, there they are… let’s go along with a photographer.
By Dominic Ponsford | 18 Aug 2014
Former young journalist of the year Ryan Sabey has been charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office together a soldier.
By Dominic Ponsford | 12 Aug 2014
Convicted News of the World phone-hackers Neville Thurlbeck and Greg Miskiw have been released after serving 37 days of their six-month sentences.
How News of the World private investigator Glenn Mulcaire 'blagged' medical records and phone contactsBy James Hanning | 08 Aug 2014
Judging solely by the stories in the papers, it is easy to write off Mulcaire as a mere "chancer" who learned a few tricks and got over-promoted as a result.
By PA Mediapoint | 06 Aug 2014
Coulson, a former editor of the News of the World, did not appear in person for the hearing at the High Court in Glasgow today.
By PA Mediapoint | 05 Aug 2014
Sheridan (pictured, Reuters) was jailed in 2011 after he was found guilty of lying under oath during his successful defamation action against the now-defunct News of the World newspaper.
Nick Davies: The bad guys hate me... but most journalists are decent people and are glad I exposed phone-hackingBy William Turvill | 05 Aug 2014
Hack Attack tracks Davies’s personal journey uncovering the News of the World phone-hacking scandal between February 2008, through July 2011, to the present day.
Nick Davies: 'Appalling' decision to close News of the World was down to BSkyB bid - not Milly Dowler hacking revelationBy William Turvill | 01 Aug 2014
The Guardian reporter has distanced his story about the hacking of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s phone from the closure.
By Press Association | 30 Jul 2014
They were both arrested as part of Operation Pinetree, a Scotland Yard investigation into allegations that News of the World features staff had obtained information in this way.
By PA Mediapoint | 29 Jul 2014
Mosley, youngest son of Sir Oswald Mosley, former leader of the British Union of Fascists (BUF), has issued High Court proceedings against Google Inc and Google UK Limited for misuse of private information and breaches of the Data Protection Act through his lawyers Payne Hicks Beach.
Phone-hacker who gave evidence against former colleagues escapes jail with 10-month suspended sentenceBy PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette | 24 Jul 2014
A journalist who intercepted voicemail messages for both the News of the World and Sunday Mirror today escaped prison.
Rhys Ifans and Michael Barrymore settle phone-hacking damages claims with News of the World publisherBy Press Association | 22 Jul 2014
Actor Rhys Ifans (pictured, Reuters) and entertainer Michael Barrymore have settled their phone-hacking damages claims.
Mazher Mahmood's Tulisa drugs trial 'lie' and the questions raised over Sun reporter's 'chequered history'By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette | 21 Jul 2014
The Tulisa drugs sting trial collapsed after the judge agreed that Sun on Sunday reporter Mazher Mahmood told a “deliberate lie” in a pre-trial hearing.
By Dominic Ponsford | 16 Jul 2014
Six former News of the World journalists questioned by police on suspicion of involvement in phone-hacking for the News of the World today been told they will face no further action.