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EastEnders actor Steve McFadden wins payout from News of the World and Met Police over hacking and leaksBy William Turvill | 16 Sep 2014
McFadden, who plays Phil Mitchell in the BBC programme, sued News Group Newspapers for the interception of his voicemails, and the Met Police for selling private information about him to the paper.
By William Turvill | 04 Sep 2014
The film star, who has previously directed movies including this year's Monuments Men, will bring journalist Nick Davies' book Hack Attack to the big screen, with shooting scheduled to begin next year.
Four journalists appear in court accused of hacking and illegal payments at The Sun and News of the WorldBy Press Gazette | 21 Aug 2014
Four journalists appeared in court this morning accused of involvement in phone-hacking and making illegal payments at The Sun and the News of the World The Sun's crime reporter, Anthony France, 41, from Watford, Hertfordshire, appeared in the dock at Westminster Magistrates' Court char
Beyond Contempt: How Peter Jukes invented a new way of funding court reporting and found himself investigated by the pressBy Peter Jukes | 21 Aug 2014
This may have been great news for transparency and open justice – but what was I going to do? I never thought any judge would allow live blogging of such a complex, contempt-fraught trial.
'Can we hack their voicemail? That's kind of how journalism worked in those days' - extract from Beyond ContemptBy Peter Jukes | 20 Aug 2014
“Can we hack their voicemail? Oh, there they are… let’s go along with a photographer.
By Dominic Ponsford | 12 Aug 2014
Convicted News of the World phone-hackers Neville Thurlbeck and Greg Miskiw have been released after serving 37 days of their six-month sentences.
Former MoS editor Peter Wright: Roy Greenslade is wrong to say I withheld information about phone-hacking from the PCCBy Dominic Ponsford | 12 Aug 2014
Former Mail on Sunday editor Peter Wright (pictured) has rejected a Guardian report claiming that he withheld information about phone-hacking from the PCC.
How News of the World private investigator Glenn Mulcaire 'blagged' medical records and phone contactsBy James Hanning | 08 Aug 2014
Judging solely by the stories in the papers, it is easy to write off Mulcaire as a mere "chancer" who learned a few tricks and got over-promoted as a result.
Nick Davies: The bad guys hate me... but most journalists are decent people and are glad I exposed phone-hackingBy William Turvill | 05 Aug 2014
Hack Attack tracks Davies’s personal journey uncovering the News of the World phone-hacking scandal between February 2008, through July 2011, to the present day.
Nick Davies: 'Appalling' decision to close News of the World was down to BSkyB bid - not Milly Dowler hacking revelationBy William Turvill | 01 Aug 2014
The Guardian reporter has distanced his story about the hacking of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s phone from the closure.
Four security guards accused of helping to destroy Rebekah Brooks evidence have case against them droppedBy PA Mediapoint | 24 Jul 2014
Four security guards accused of helping to hide or destroy evidence around the time of Rebekah Brooks's arrest will not face trial, a court was told today.
Phone-hacker who gave evidence against former colleagues escapes jail with 10-month suspended sentenceBy PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette | 24 Jul 2014
A journalist who intercepted voicemail messages for both the News of the World and Sunday Mirror today escaped prison.
Rhys Ifans and Michael Barrymore settle phone-hacking damages claims with News of the World publisherBy Press Association | 22 Jul 2014
Actor Rhys Ifans (pictured, Reuters) and entertainer Michael Barrymore have settled their phone-hacking damages claims.
By Dominic Ponsford | 21 Jul 2014
Former full-time phone-hacker for the News of the World Glenn Mulcaire has repeated his assertion that be believed he was working indirectly for the police when he listened to the phone messages of missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler.
By Dominic Ponsford | 17 Jul 2014
Two senior Sun journalists are among those to be cleared yesterday after spending more than a year on police bail on suspicion of involvement in phone-hacking.
By Dominic Ponsford | 16 Jul 2014
Six former News of the World journalists questioned by police on suspicion of involvement in phone-hacking for the News of the World today been told they will face no further action.
By Press Gazette | 14 Jul 2014
Met Police statistics quoted by Inforrm (The International Forum for Responsible Media) show that 46 police officers are still investigating hacking and a further 53 are looking into payments by journalists to police and other public officials.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 07 Jul 2014
Former footballer Lee Sharpe and his ex-girlfriend Joanne Petty have settled their phone-hacking damages claims.
By Press Gazette | 04 Jul 2014
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was jailed today alongside two former colleagues for his involvement in phone-hacking.
Former NoW reporter reflects on the hacking trial: 'I was often asked to do things I couldn’t square with my own conscience'By Bethany Usher | 04 Jul 2014
In mitigation before today’s sentencing, Andy Coulson, former chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck (pictured above) and their colleagues James Weatherup and Greg Miskiw all publicly admitted involvement in phone-hacking for the first time. They said they did it simply because they thought it was allo