Phone-hacking

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.
By 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".
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.

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