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By PA Mediapoint | 24 Feb 2015
The former Downing Street director of communications, 47, is accused of committing perjury in the 2010 trial of former MSP Tommy Sheridan.
Guardian pays damages to former NoW news editor James Weatherup over Nick Davies book extract claimsBy William Turvill | 04 Feb 2015
Former News of the World news editor James Weatherup has won damages from The Guardian over an extract of Nick Davies's book, Hack Attack.
By Dominic Ponsford | 03 Feb 2015
Rupert Murdoch's media companies have been told they will not face prosecution in America over allegations of phone-hacking and payments to public officials in Britain.
By PA Mediapoint | 28 Jan 2015
Mr Justice Mann allowed applications by News Group Newspapers (NGN) for summary judgment on the basis that the terms of the settlement reached in their first claims barred the new actions, because they fell within the settled claims.
By PA Media Lawyer | 22 Jan 2015
Coulson, 46, and former News of the World royal editor Clive Goodman, 57, are jointly charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office in relation to payments to police officers for the books containing Palace contacts.
Google says it is not a 'publisher' as it fights Max Mosley UK claim over continuing availability of sex party picsBy PA Media Lawyer | 15 Jan 2015
Google has asked the High Court to throw out a legal action brought by former Formula One boss Max Mosley over the continuing availability on the search engine of images of him at a sex party.
By William Turvill | 22 Dec 2014
James Weatherup (pictured, Reuters) and Neville Thurlbeck are suing News Group Newspapers for unfair dismissal after losing their jobs in the aftermath of the phone-hacking scandal.
News Corp records operating loss of £3.5m - down from £51m profit - as company spends £100m on legal fees and hacking falloutBy William Turvill | 17 Dec 2014
News Corp made an operating loss of £3.5m, down year on year from a £51m profit, in the year to June as it spent more than £100m on legal costs and financing the Management and Standards Committee.
News of the World features editor Jules Stenson pleads guilty to phone-hacking as Neil Wallis denies offenceBy PA Mediapoint | 12 Dec 2014
At a hearing at the Old Bailey former features editor Jules Stenson admitted conspiring to intercept voicemail messages between 1 January 2003 and 26 January 2007.
How a reporter escaped jail but had their life destroyed for publishing two public interest stories about a killerBy Dominic Ponsford | 12 Dec 2014
Another day at the Old Bailey watching the slow-motion car crash of a journalist's life being destroyed.
By Press Gazette | 11 Dec 2014
The first journalist convicted of conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office has escaped imprisonment after being given a six-month sentence suspended for one year.
By William Turvill | 11 Dec 2014
The Metropolitan Police unlawfully accessed journalistic material contained on News UK's "back-up tapes" containing 20m emails, the company has alleged.
By Press Gazette | 11 Dec 2014
A News of the World journalist who wrote two stories about James Bulger killer Jon Venables's apparently privileged life behind bars will be sentenced today after becoming the first journalist to be found guilty of paying a corrupt official for tips.
By PA Mediapoint | 21 Nov 2014
The former News of the World editor and Downing Street communications boss left Hollesley Bay, an open prison in Suffolk, this morning.
By PA Mediapoint | 04 Nov 2014
The Star's Tom Savage, 37, and a NoW reporter, who cannot be named for legal reasons, are charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office.
Tabloid prison payments trial: 'Consequences of a conviction as profound as it gets in a free society'By Press Gazette | 03 Nov 2014
A key part of a democracy is a free press, because people in power don’t knowing what they’re up to. They don’t like us being able to have an opinion. And if we’re going to get to know it sometimes has to involve what would otherwise be some pretty shady business.
NoW reporter defends leak story: 'Public should know about how Jon Venables is getting special treatment'By PA Mediapoint | 29 Oct 2014
The journalist, who cannot be named for legal reasons, is on trial at the Old Bailey for conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office by using prison officer Scott Chapman as the paid source for two stories on Jon Venables after he was sent back to jail in 2010 for child porn offences.
News of the World reporter tells court of 'hair dryer treatment' from 'tyrant' boss who instructed Venables storyBy PA Mediapoint | 28 Oct 2014
The journalist is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office by paying prison officer Scott Chapman for stories about Jon Venables while he was in jail for child porn offences in 2010.
Publisher buys book on former News of the World chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck's 'sensational scoops'By William Turvill | 28 Oct 2014
Thurlbeck was sentenced to six months in prison earlier this year after pleading guilty to phone-hacking and released on 12 August after serving 37 days behind bars.
'Is it important that Jon Venables likes Harry Potter?' Prosecution accuses prison officer of leaking 'drivel'By PA Mediapoint | 22 Oct 2014
Scott Chapman, 42, was allegedly paid £40,000 for a string of stories about the child killer's time behind bars after he was jailed for child porn offences in 2010.