Phone-hacking

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".
By Dominic Ponsford | 21 May 2015
Campaign group Hacked Off has predicted that Trinity Mirror will face hundreds more phone-hacking claims.
By 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.
By 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.
By PA Mediapoint | 16 Mar 2015
Former Mirror Group journalist James Hipwell has denied that giving evidence to the High Court phone-hacking trial was the "ultimate payback" for going to prison over the "City Slickers" share-dealing scandal.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 13 Mar 2015
Former Sunday Mirror journalist Dan Evans (pictured, Reuters) told the High Court yesterday how he would "place myself in [the] shoes" of phone-hacking targets to crack their PIN codes.
By Dominic Ponsford | 10 Mar 2015
Former News of the World chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck has reassured colleagues that there is life after being caught up in the police investigations into hacking and payments.
By PA Mediapoint | 10 Mar 2015
The flight attendant ex-girlfriend of footballer Rio Ferdinand sobbed as she told the High Court that the hacking of her voicemails had left her feeling "hounded" by the press.
By PA Mediapoint | 09 Mar 2015
Actress Shobna Gulati (pictured, Shutterstock) has told the High Court that phone-hacking led to her son being bullied at school.
By Dominic Ponsford | 08 Mar 2015
Trinity Mirror has denied claims made in court that a "horde" of its journalists were involved in phone-hacking.
By PA Mediapoint | 05 Mar 2015
An individual's right to control his or her private information was "cruelly and irretrievably" taken away by Mirror Group Newspapers, the High Court phone-hacking trial has heard.
By PA Mediapoint | 03 Mar 2015
Phone-hacking was "rife" at all three of Mirror Group Newspaper's (MGN) national titles by mid-1999 at the latest, the High Court has heard.
By William Turvill | 02 Mar 2015
The publisher set aside £12m for legal costs associated “historic legal issues”, including phone-hacking, last year, and it said today there is “present uncertainty” about how much this could cost in the future.

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