News of the World

By PA Media Lawyer | 24 Nov 2015
Scott Chapman, 44, of Corby, Northamptonshire, was due for retrial at the Old Bailey but at the 11th hour admitted a charge of misconduct in a public office between 1 March 2010 20 and June 2011.
By Dominic Ponsford | 26 Oct 2015
Asked what is the most important media platform for him, PR company chief Phil Hall says: “Newspapers without question.”
By William Turvill | 12 Oct 2015
The News of the World news editor who brought in phone-hacker Glenn Mulcaire has refused to take responsibility for the closure of the newspaper.
By Dominic Ponsford | 01 Oct 2015
A former News of the World journalist has accused the Metropolitan Police of theft after it refused to return his contacts book, four and a half years after being arrested.
By PA Mediapoint | 30 Sep 2015
Rebekah Brooks brought a senior member of Sun staff to tears with a foul-mouthed text message when she edited the newspaper, the Old Bailey has heard.
By David Knowles | 14 Sep 2015
Colin Myler, the British editor in chief of the New York Daily News is leaving his post to return to London
By Dominic Ponsford | 09 Sep 2015
Former News of the World executive editor Alex Marunchak has been put in the clear by the Crown Prosecution Service after three years in legal limbo following his initial arrest.
By William Turvill | 03 Sep 2015
In a statement, joint executive director Evan Harris said: "This could only happen in a dynastic company where normal rules of corporate governance simply do not apply."
By PA Media Lawyer | 18 Aug 2015
The Crown Prosecution Service has said it is still considering whether to charge Sun reporter Mazher Mahmood with perjury ten months after the collapse of the Tulisa Contostavlos drug-dealing trial.
By William Turvill | 03 Aug 2015
The total cost to the Crown Prosecution Service of pursuing phone-hacking cases against journalists now totals more than £1.2m.
By PA Mediapoint | 22 Jul 2015
Former Number 10 spin doctor Andy Coulson (pictured, Reuters) has been ordered to pay £150,000 towards the costs of the marathon hacking trial.
By Dominic Ponsford | 14 Jul 2015
The news comes just over two months after the Court of Appeal quashed her conviction for conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office.
By PA Mediapoint | 08 Jul 2015
A former News of the World royal reporter who was found guilty of getting scoops from one of Prince Harry's comrades has formally had his conviction quashed by the Court of Appeal.
By Dominic Ponsford | 06 Jul 2015
Six years after The Guardian fired the starting gun on the hacking scandal, the last News of the World journalist convicted of conspiracy to intercept voicemail messages - Jules Stenson - was today sentenced.
By PA Mediapoint | 06 Jul 2015
The final News of the World journalist to be convicted for his role in the phone-hacking scandal has been spared jail.
By Dominic Ponsford | 02 Jul 2015
Despite being found not guilty of hacking, former News of the World deputy editor Neil Wallis says the prosecution has cost him his life savings, his marriage and four years of his life.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette | 01 Jul 2015
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson's deputy broke down in tears as he was found not guilty of being part of a plot to hack phones in the race for scoops.
By PA Media Lawyer | 30 Jun 2015
Disgraced publicist Max Clifford has asked the High Court to throw out a claim by former royal butler Paul Burrell that he breached his confidentiality by passing personal details about him to the News of the World.
By PA Mediapoint | 29 Jun 2015
A mental health nurse at Broadmoor high security hospital has been jailed for two years for selling stories about some of Britain's most notorious killers to the News of the World and Mirror newspapers.
By PA Media Lawyer | 19 Jun 2015
Disgraced former Number 10 spin doctor Andy Coulson returned to court yesterday to fight a legal bid to make him pay £750,000 towards the cost of the phone-hacking trial.