News of the World

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. On Monday 4 July 2011, The Guardian broke the news that Dowler’s phone had been hacked.
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.
By 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.
By Press Association | 22 Jul 2014
Actor Rhys Ifans (pictured, Reuters) and entertainer Michael Barrymore have settled their phone-hacking damages claims.
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.
By Mick Hume | 08 Jul 2014
Andy Coulson’s jail sentence gave the tabloid-bashing lobby a welcome opportunity to pose on the high ground once more, after the humiliation of seeing only one defendant convicted at the end of their £100m hacking trial.
By Press Gazette | 04 Jul 2014
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was jailed today alongside two former colleagues for his involvement in phone-hacking.
By Bethany Usher | 04 Jul 2014
In mitigation before today’s sentencing, Andy Coulson, former chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck (pictured above) and their colleagues James Weatherup and Greg Miskiw all publicly admitted involvement in phone-hacking for the first time. They said they did it simply because they thought it was allo
By Dominic Ponsford | 04 Jul 2014
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been given an 18-month prison sentence after being found guilty of conspiring with others to illegally access voicemails between 3 October 2000 and 9 August 2006.
By PA Mediapoint | 01 Jul 2014
Coulson, 46, faces up to two years in prison after he was found guilty last week of conspiring to intercept voicemails at the News of the World following a marathon trial at the Old Bailey.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 30 Jun 2014
Previously, the NoW had insisted phone-hacking was the work of one "rogue reporter", Clive Goodman (pictured) who was convicted of phone-hacking with Mulcaire in 2006.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 30 Jun 2014
Former News of the World news editor Greg Miskiw made some 1,500 taskings to phone-hacker Glenn Mulcaire, the Old Bailey heard today.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 30 Jun 2014
Andy Coulson is currently being sentenced in the court alongside former colleagues Neville Thurlbeck, Greg Miskiw and James Weatherup, who have all admitted their part in the "systemic misconduct".
By Press Gazette | 30 Jun 2014
Former No 10 spin doctor Andy Coulson's legal woes continued today when he was told he would face a re-trial over charges of plotting to bribe corrupt officials while he was an editor at the News of the World.
By PA Mediapoint | 30 Jun 2014
Coulson, a married father-of-three from Charing in Kent, will be joined in the dock by private detective Glenn Mulcaire and four journalists from the NoW who have already admitted taking part in the hacking.
By William Turvill | 27 Jun 2014
But Kuttner, who was cleared of wrongdoing this week when the phone-hacking trial concluded, denied the suggestion he had been “presiding over” the criminality.
By William Turvill | 26 Jun 2014
Rebekah Brooks has said her thoughts are with her former colleagues awaiting trial, speaking out for the first time since the conclusion of the hacking trial.
By Dominic Ponsford | 25 Jun 2014
The hacking trial jury has said it cannot reach a verdict on the final two charges against Andy Coulson and Clive Goodman.