You are here
By PA Media Lawyer | 12 Sep 2014
Mahmood, known as "the fake sheikh", who is currently suspended from The Sun, came under scrutiny earlier this year with the collapse of the trial of singer Tulisa Contostavlos for alleged involvement in a drug deal.
Scottish Sun condemns 'insulting' and 'inept' pro-Unionist parties as Murdoch signals backing for independenceBy Dominic Ponsford | 10 Sep 2014
The Scottish Sun today condemned the “pro-Unionist parties” as its owner gave the strongest hint yet that he backed Scottish independence.
By Dominic Ponsford | 10 Sep 2014
News Corp proprietor Rupert Murdoch said today that he would like to ditch Page Three topless photos from The Sun.
By Dominic Ponsford | 05 Sep 2014
The Government’s surveillance watchdog appeared to suggest last night that police use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to spy on journalists may have been unlawful.
By Dominic Ponsford | 04 Sep 2014
Campaign group Liberty joined the chorus condemnation over police spying on journalists’ phone records as more evidence emerged of "intrusive surveillance" by UK law enforcement against journalists.
Met says seizure of journalists' phone records to identify Plebgate sources was 'appropriate and lawful'By Dominic Ponsford | 03 Sep 2014
The Met Police has confirmed that it obtained journalists’ telecoms records under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act without recourse to a judge.
By Dominic Ponsford | 02 Sep 2014
Sun publisher News UK is to ask a Government watchdog how many times police have spied on journalists’ phone records and what guidance he intends to give.
By Dominic Ponsford | 02 Sep 2014
A police report yesterday detailed how journalists’ telephone records were seized in order to track down the whistleblowers who revealed former Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell’s altercation with officers outside 10 Downing Street.
By William Turvill | 29 Aug 2014
Current 3am editor, Clemmie Moodie, is moving to become features editor across the Mirror titles. She will be replaced by Ashleigh Rainbird as editor.
By Dominic Ponsford | 26 Aug 2014
News UK has settled a legal claim brought by a woman working in PR who sued for breach for privacy after her stolen mobile phone was handed in to The Sun.
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
By PA Mediapoint | 18 Aug 2014
A former Metropolitan Police officer who used his mother to help him sell The Sun a story about a British soap star's attempted suicide has been jailed for 12 months, it can now be reported.
By Dominic Ponsford | 18 Aug 2014
Former young journalist of the year Ryan Sabey has been charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office together a soldier.
By PA Mediapoint | 14 Aug 2014
A former Sun reporter has been cleared of plundering a stolen mobile phone for flirty texts and pictures between a PR woman and a well-known television personality.
By Dominic Ponsford | 13 Aug 2014
News UK chief executive Mike Darcey has pledged his support to “highly respected” Sun crime reporter Anthony France following the news that he is to face trial.
By PA Mediapoint | 13 Aug 2014
A jury has retired to consider its verdicts in the trial of an ex-Sun reporter accused of plundering a stolen mobile phone for flirty texts and pictures between a PR girl and a well-known television personality.
Sun crime reporter Anthony France to face trial for conspiracy to commit misconduct in public officeBy Dominic Ponsford | 12 Aug 2014
The Crown Prosecution Service today announced that Sun crime reporter Anthony France is to be charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office.
Former Sun reporter accused of illegally reading mobile messages 'absolutely certain in my mind it was not stolen'By PA Mediapoint | 11 Aug 2014
An ex-Sun reporter from Coulsdon in Surrey thought a PR girl who exchanged flirty texts and pictures with a well known television personality may have been trying to leak her own story when he was given her mobile phone, a court heard.
By Press Gazette | 11 Aug 2014
The Sun is working with Google to promote computer programming (or coding). The joint venture will see The Sun run a number of features on the importance of coding and jointly host a Code Camp at Google's London HQ where children will learn how to code.
Ex-Sun reporter accused of handling stolen iPhone tells court he thought PR may have wanted celebrity story leakedBy PA Mediapoint | 08 Aug 2014
Ben Ashford, 35, is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of handling stolen property and accessing data on the woman's iPhone after it was stolen on a night out in Manchester in October 2009.