Much phone-hacking evidence against The Sun said to be 'weak', but at least 11 civil hacking claims will go aheadBy Dominic Ponsford | 03 May 2016
The Sun is facing at least 11 phone-hacking claims after failing to get civil litigation thrown out at a pre-trial stage.
By PA Mediapoint | 28 Apr 2016
A High Court judge has given the go-ahead to phone-hacking damages claims against The Sun.
Supreme Court rejects Trinity Mirror challenge against paying damages of £1.2m to eight hacking victimsBy Dominic Ponsford | 23 Mar 2016
The Supreme Court has rejected Trinity Mirror's challenge against a £1.2m damages award made to eight victims of phone-hacking.
By Dominic Ponsford | 16 Feb 2016
A novel set against the background of the hacking trial could be turned into a film.
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 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."
By PA Media Lawyer | 18 Dec 2015
Mirror Group Newspapers suffered a second defeat in the Court of Appeal when it lost its appeal over Mr Justice Mann's refusal to make an order that broadcaster Alan Yentob should pay its costs in his phone-hacking claim.
Trinity Mirror increases provision to deal with hacking damages claims to £41m after Court of Appeal challenge rejectedBy William Turvill | 17 Dec 2015
The judgment said the publisher should not "expect this court to come to its resuce and find some way of finding the awards to be excessive".
By Dominic Ponsford | 14 Dec 2015
Since the launch of Operation Weeting five years ago at least 67 UK journalists have been arrested and/or charged.
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.
By William Turvill | 11 Dec 2015
The Metropolitan Police has now spent more than £40m on investigations into journalism, figures obtained by Press Gazette show.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 11 Dec 2015
No further action is to be taken in long running phone-hacking investigations, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced.
Former Sunday Mirror reporter who turned himself in over hacking: 'Telling the truth gets you into trouble as well'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".
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.
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.
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 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.