The Sun

By William Turvill | 21 Oct 2014
Dewani’s wife, Anni, was shot dead after a taxi she was sharing with her husband was hijacked in Cape Town on 13 November 2010 where they were on their honeymoon.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 21 Oct 2014
The story, from 29 July, was brought to the attention of the new press regulator by Conservative MP Dr Sarah Wollaston.
By PA Mediapoint | 20 Oct 2014
A "mole hunt" was conducted at the high security psychiatric hospital to find where the tip-offs which led to exclusive stories in the newspaper were coming from, Kingston Crown Court was told.
By William Turvill | 17 Oct 2014
Accessing the phone records of The Sun was “the very first thing” the Metropolitan Police did in its investigation into Plebgate, a lawyer for the paper has revealed.
By PA Mediapoint | 16 Oct 2014
The group of editors and reporters bought confidential information about members of the Royal Family, celebrities, notorious inmates, "the famous, not so famous and the infamous", Kingston Crown Court heard.
By PA Mediapoint | 14 Oct 2014
Scott Chapman shared a third of his earnings from The Sun, News Of The World, Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, Sunday People, Daily Star and Daily Star Sunday with his ex-partner Lynn Gaffney, prosecutors allege.
By Dominic Ponsford | 13 Oct 2014
Brooks Newmark has resigned as an MP after The Sun on Sunday revealed he was having a two-year extra-marital affair.
By PA Mediapoint | 13 Oct 2014
Six journalists and senior newspaper executives are going on trial accused of plotting with public officials in pursuit of exclusive stories at The Sun newspaper over nine years.
By William Turvill | 08 Oct 2014
The Guardian (editor Alan Rusbridger pictured, Reuters) has become the third national newspaper to condemn the use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act against journalists in its editorial.
By Dominic Ponsford | 07 Oct 2014
Former Lord Chancellor Charles Falconer has said the police were wrong to use the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to seize phone records and identify sources of The Sun and Mail on Sunday.
By William Turvill | 06 Oct 2014
According to The Mail on Sunday, David Axon is suing the MoD for £300,000 after a press officer allegedly sold the story for £5,000 in December 2004. He claimed that as a result of the leak his “reputation [was] sullied in the national press”.
By William Turvill | 06 Oct 2014
The newspaper's editorial today condemns the use of RIPA to out journalists' sources, after it emerged that The Mail on Sunday has also been targeted.
By William Turvill | 03 Oct 2014
Three MPs, a media law expert and a press freedom campaigner have questioned the decision to retry Sun reporter Vince Soodin.
By Dominic Ponsford | 02 Oct 2014
An Old Bailey jury has been dismissed after they failed to agree on a verdict in the case against Sun reporter Vince Soodin.
By Dominic Ponsford | 01 Oct 2014
How can there be a conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office when only one person has been charged with conspiracy?
By Dominic Ponsford | 30 Sep 2014
“That someone is unquestionably a nice guy is not a defence”, said prosecutor Peter Wright QC has he began his closing speech in the trial of Sun journalist Vince Soodin. The newspaper’s online news editor, 39, is charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office and it is alleged t
By William Turvill | 29 Sep 2014
A Sun reporter told the Old Bailey “these are dark times for the British press” while defending himself against the allegation of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office by paying a Sussex Police sergeant £500 for a story tip.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 29 Sep 2014
A Sun reporter has told how he turned down a story from a police source who claimed a colleague was a user of an app which connects gay and bi-sexual men. Vince Soodin, 39, is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office by paying Sussex Police Sergeant
By PA Mediapoint | 24 Sep 2014
Vince Soodin, 39, is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of giving Sussex Police sergeant James Bowes £500 in exchange for story tips.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette | 24 Sep 2014
A third prosecution has collapsed because of concerns about evidence provided by Sun reporter Mazher Mahmood.

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