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By PA Mediapoint | 19 Feb 2016
Former royal butler Paul Burrell has won a High Court privacy action against disgraced PR guru Max Clifford. A judge in London announced on Friday that his claim had succeeded - and awarded him £5,000 damages.
Leveson part two needed to examine links between News of the World and Daniel Morgan murder, Parliament toldBy Dominic Ponsford | 10 Feb 2016
The brother of murdered private investigator Daniel Morgan told a meeting at the House of Lords yesterday why he suspects press involvement in the crime.
News Corp hacking scandal costs total $7m for last three months of 2015, up 40 per cent on previous quarterBy William Turvill | 05 Feb 2016
The company's second quarter results showed this figure was $7m (£4.8m) for its second quarter, up from $5m in the first, to September 2015.
By PA Mediapoint | 25 Jan 2016
Clifford, currently serving an eight-year jail sentence for sex offences, has branded Burrell's £50,000 action for breach of confidence and misuse of private information an ''affront to common sense".
By William Turvill | 21 Jan 2016
Former News of the World editor and convicted phone-hacker Andy Coulson has launched a PR firm.
By Dominic Ponsford | 13 Jan 2016
Today a case-management was held in the third tranche of phone-hacking claims against the News of the World.
Phone-hacking lawyer Mark Lewis: 'We are back where we were... once again scared stiff of the press'By William Turvill | 30 Dec 2015
Discussing the state of the journalism industry in an Independent interview, Lewis (pictured, Reuters) said: "We are back where we were."
Soldier found not guilty after misconduct trial over selling stories to The Sun and News of the WorldBy William Turvill | 17 Dec 2015
A former soldier in Prince Harry's regiment has been found not guilty of committing misconduct by selling stories to The Sun and News of the World.
News Corp and Trinity Mirror need to address betrayal of sources if industry is to move on from hacking scandalBy Dominic Ponsford | 11 Dec 2015
Around five years after the Met Police first re-opened its investigation into historic allegations of phone-hacking at newspapers the Crown Prosecution Service has finally signaled that the case is closed.
Former prison officer pleads guilty to misconduct charge after selling 46 stories to press for £40,000By 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.”
Convicted phone-hacker Greg Miskiw: 'At the News of the World you just got the story...no matter how'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.
Convicted News of the World journalist accuses Met of theft over refusal to return contacts book and sex tapeBy 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
Former News of the World executive editor Alex Marunchak in the clear on computer hacking three years after his arrestBy 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.