The Sun

By Court News UK | 19 Dec 2014
William Clegg QC, for reporter John Troup, said the prosecution was "misconceived" in alleging the journalist conspired to bribe a public official. He said prosecutors had mistakenly accused Troup of being part of a culture of corruption at The Sun when even the judge had noted there wa
By Court News UK | 19 Dec 2014
Oliver Blunt QC is defending managing editor Graham Dudman, who is accused of paying a City of London police officer for tips on the hunt for schoolgirls Holly Wells and Jessica Chapman.
By Court News UK | 19 Dec 2014
Hundreds of payment request forms signed by Brooks and her successor, Dominic Mohan, have failed to materialise at the trial at Kingston Crown Court, it is said.
By Dominic Ponsford | 18 Dec 2014
A media campaign prompted by the treatment of journalists has led to strict new proposed time limits on police bail.
By William Turvill | 17 Dec 2014
News Corp made an operating loss of £3.5m, down year on year from a £51m profit, in the year to June as it spent more than £100m on legal costs and financing the Management and Standards Committee.
By Court News UK | 16 Dec 2014
The public has a right to know about notorious Broadmoor inmates like the Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe and M25 rapist Tony Imiela because of the heinous crimes they committed, the Sun six trial was told.
By Court News UK | 15 Dec 2014
Sun publisher News International (now known as News UK) is an unscrupulous "copper's nark" suppressing evidence of corruption to save Rebekah Brooks and itself from prosecution, a court heard.
By Court News UK | 15 Dec 2014
Pharo, alongside five colleagues - managing editor Graham Dudman, 51, head of news Chris Pharo, 45, ex-deputy news editor Ben O'Driscoll, 38, picture editor John Edwards, 50, and reporters Jamie Pyatt, 51, and John Troup, 49 - is accused of paying public officials for stories.
By Bill Coles | 15 Dec 2014
For what it’s worth, this is how the phone-hacking scandal first started.
By Dominic Ponsford | 10 Dec 2014
A leading criminal lawyer has questioned the severity of the sentence handed down in the trial of the Sun’s Nick Parker.
By PA Media Lawyer | 10 Dec 2014
An investigation was launched into a breach of photography rules after pictures of Tory Nigel Mills appeared in The Sun on Monday - forcing him to issue an apology.
By Dominic Ponsford | 09 Dec 2014
Let's draw a comparison between the actions of the Met Police and The Sun's Nick Parker (pictured, Press Association).
By Court News UK | 09 Dec 2014
John Troup, 49, said he was frogmarched out of Uttlesford District Council headquarters when charged by police then summoned to a discplinary meeting two weeks later to be fired.
By Dominic Ponsford | 09 Dec 2014
Senior Sun reporter Nick Parker (pictured, Press Association) has been cleared at the Old Bailey of aiding and abetting misconduct in a public office but convicted of handling Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh's stolen mobile phone.
By William Turvill | 09 Dec 2014
Five central Government departments have disclosed 60 press leak investigations in recent years.
By Court News UK | 08 Dec 2014
The jury in the Sun six trial today heard evidence suggesting former managing editor Graham Dudman authorised payments of £350, £400 and £1,000 to police officers.
By William Turvill and Press Association | 08 Dec 2014
The House of Commons has been criticised for launching an investigation into the source of a Sun story showing an MP playing Candy Crush during a meeting.
By William Turvill | 05 Dec 2014
The newspaper today publishes a YouGov poll showing that 68 per cent of the public believe Brand is a hypocrite, and 64 per cent think he’s not funny.
By PA Mediapoint | 04 Dec 2014
Nick Parker is accused of accessing the stolen phone of Labour MP Siobhain McDonagh to trawl through her private texts, some of which referred to David and Ed Miliband's leadership battle.
By PA Mediapoint | 04 Dec 2014
The CPS said it had also offered no evidence in three live cases where the undercover journalist was a prosecution witness after reviewing the prosecutions in the wake of the collapse of the trial of former X-Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos in July.

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