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.
Former News of the World deputy editor tells court he thought Blunkett affair story was from 'sources' - not phone-hackingBy PA Mediapoint | 18 Jun 2015
News of the World editor Andy Coulson convinced his deputy, from west London, that a scoop about then home secretary David Blunkett's affair with a married woman had come from a "source" - when in fact it was from phone-hacking, a court has heard.
Scott Trust chair: Before Guardian phone-hacking revelations 'journalists had switched off their moral compass'By Dominic Ponsford | 16 Jun 2015
Scott Trust chair Dame Liz Forgan has said that it seemed like a “whole generation of journalists had switched off their moral compass” prior to The Guardian’s exposure of the phone-hacking scandal.
Trial told hacking so widespread at NoW that former deputy editor Neil Wallis must have been involvedBy PA Mediapoint | 09 Jun 2015
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson's deputy has gone on trial accused of plotting to hack voicemail messages.
By William Turvill | 04 Jun 2015
Last month, Mr Justice Mann ruled that actress Sadie Frost should receive £260,250 and former footballer Paul Gascoigne £188,250 after a two-week damages trial.
Coulson perjury trial told news editor used hand gesture to indicate when stories sourced through phone-hackingBy PA Mediapoint | 26 May 2015
Hacking phones was "systematic" at the News of the World, the perjury trial of the newspaper's former editor has heard.
'What a mug I was': Former Times diarist Hugo Rifkind on getting celeb stories without hacking phonesBy William Turvill | 26 May 2015
In his column on Saturday, Rifkind described being a celebrity journalist as “rubbish” and told how he “just couldn’t figure out how” to get stories like the red-tops.
Hugh Grant, Liz Hurley and Jemima Khan among 98 confirmed legal claims against Mirror titles in wake of hacking scandalBy William Turvill | 26 May 2015
Mirror Group Newspapers has now been sued by nearly 100 actors, sports stars and other individuals in the High Court in the wake of the hacking scandal at the titles.
By PA Mediapoint | 26 May 2015
News of the World private investigator Glenn Mulcaire told journalists on the paper that he obtained the voicemail messages of missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler from a police source, a court heard.
By Dominic Ponsford | 22 May 2015
Trinity Mirror has said it is likely to appeal privacy damages payouts of £1.2m to eight victims of its phone-hacking activities after contrasting them to personal injury payouts.
By Dominic Ponsford | 21 May 2015
The Daily Mirror built its circulation to more than 4.5m in the years after the Second World War with a mantra which Hugh Cudlipp described as "publish and be damned".
Hacked Off: Mirror faces hundreds of hacking claims but could curb costs by joining Leveson-compliant press regulatorBy Dominic Ponsford | 21 May 2015
Campaign group Hacked Off has predicted that Trinity Mirror will face hundreds more phone-hacking claims.
Trinity Mirror phone-hacking costs estimate rises to £28m after record £1.2m privacy payouts to eight claimantsBy PA Mediapoint | 21 May 2015
More than £1 million in damages has been awarded to celebrities including Paul Gascoigne and Sadie Frost over phone-hacking by Mirror Group Newspapers.
By PA Mediapoint | 20 May 2015
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson knew phone-hacking was happening at the newspaper while he was editor, one of its former journalists has told a court.
By PA Mediapoint | 15 May 2015
He is accused of lying under oath during the 2010 perjury trial of former MSP Tommy Sheridan.
By William Turvill | 11 May 2015
Labour MP Chris Bryant has been named as the shadow culture secretary, replacing Harriet Harman, who has held the position since 2011.
By Dominic Ponsford | 08 May 2015
The cost to News Corp of dealing with the phone-hacking scandal at the News of the World has risen to $512m (£332m).
By William Turvill and Press Association | 22 Apr 2015
Former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan has been questioned by Scotland Yard detectives in connection with claims of phone-hacking.
Met Police officers investigating Mirror titles 'sitting on dozens of unopened bin-bags of material', reports The TimesBy William Turvill | 30 Mar 2015
The Metropolitan Police is reportedly “sitting on dozens of unopened bin-bags of material” gathered by officers investigating Trinity Mirror national newspapers.
By PA Media Lawyer | 25 Mar 2015
A claim by lawyers for phone-hacking victims that they had suffered "unparalleled" harm was simply wrong, the High Court has heard.