By William Turvill | 22 Oct 2015
On being given a two-month suspended sentence for phone-hacking, the Old Bailey heard that campaign group Hacked Off and The Guardian's Nick Davies, who exposed the hacking scandal, had provided positive witness statements for the former Sunday Mirror investigations editor.
By PA Mediapoint | 20 Oct 2015
MGN is appealing against Mr Justice Mann's ruling, in May, which saw the payment of record compensation, totalling about £1.2m, as a result of the invasions of privacy concerned being "so serious and so prolonged".
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 PA Media Lawyer | 01 Oct 2015
The appeal by Mirror Group Newspapers against the record damages awarded to eight claimants in the phone-hacking case is to be heard on October 20 and 21.
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 William Turvill | 11 Aug 2015
Mirror Group Newspapers has been granted permission to take its fight against £1.2m of phone-hacking damages payments to the Court of Appeal.
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 PA Media Lawyer | 22 Jul 2015
Solicitor Lawrence Abramson, the man hired by News International - now News UK - to look through emails for evidence that staff knew about phone-hacking has been fined £20,000 for unprofessional behaviour.
By William Turvill and Dominic Ponsford | 15 Jul 2015
A senior journalist at the Daily Mirror was today arrested on suspicion of phone-hacking.
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
Former News of the World senior executive editor Alex Marunchak has said that he is stuck in a sort of English “Guantanamo” nearly three years after his arrest on suspicion of computer hacking.
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 | 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.
By 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.
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.
By 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.
By 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.
By 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.