News of the World

By PA Mediapoint | 20 Oct 2014
Jon Venables told his mother in a phone call he was "pissed off" about stories on his time behind bars for child porn offences.
By PA Mediapoint | 20 Oct 2014
A witness, who cannot be identified, was giving evidence in the trial of prison officer Scott Chapman who was allegedly paid £40,000 by newspapers for information about James Bulger's killer after he was sent back to prison in 2010 for child porn offences.
By PA Mediapoint | 16 Oct 2014
Walliams, who is best known for the sketch show Little Britain but is also an author and a trustee of Comic Relief, accepted substantial undisclosed damages and his legal costs from News Group Newspapers (NGN), publishers of the now-defunct News of the World.
By PA Mediapoint | 14 Oct 2014
Scott Chapman shared a third of his earnings from The Sun, News Of The World, Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, Sunday People, Daily Star and Daily Star Sunday with his ex-partner Lynn Gaffney, prosecutors allege.
By William Turvill | 03 Oct 2014
Crone was arrested on 30 August 2012 under Operation Weeting on suspicion of conspiring to intercept communications contrary to Section 1 of the Criminal Law Act 1977.
By Press Gazette | 03 Oct 2014
Ian Edmondson (pictured, Reuters), 45, was dropped as a defendant in the original hacking trial of ex-editors Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks in December last year after the trial judge deemed him "unfit" to continue.
By 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.
By 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.
By 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.
By 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
By 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.
By 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.
By 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.
By 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.

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