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Former Elle Macpherson advisor drops hacking case against News Int and faces 'very substantial' costs17 May 2013
A former adviser to model Elle Macpherson has discontinued her phone-hacking damages action.
16 May 2013
Criminal suspects who have been arrested should not normally be named until they are charged, the Home Secretary has said.
15 May 2013
The Government has been urged by a former cabinet minister to stand firm behind the Parliament-backed draft Royal Charter on press regulation. Tory Lord Jenkin of Roding, an environment secretary in the 1980s, said the press had become an "over-mighty subject" and compared the industry to aristocrats in the 18th century and trade unions in the 20th century.
09 May 2013
A former police sergeant has been jailed for 10 months after trying to sell a story about celebrity Katie Price's daughter to the News of the World and selling a story about fox attack to The Sun.
08 May 2013
An edition of BBC1's Panorama has breached the Ofcom code after a man who was supposed to remain anonymous was identified by his friends.
24 Apr 2013
The Sun's royal editor, Duncan Larcombe, is to be charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office after allegedly paying more than £23,000 for stories relating to the Royal family, or military academy Sandhurst.
24 Apr 2013
A former Surrey police officer has been arrested in connection with the investigation into alleged payments to public officials.
19 Apr 2013
Blogs with a turnover of less than £2 million will not be subject to the new system of press regulation, the Government said today.
15 Apr 2013
The BBC has refused to cave in to mounting pressure to drop a documentary about North Korea, despite facing a barrage of criticism and accusations of putting university students at risk during the trip.
27 Mar 2013
The Government's controversial plans for secret court hearings are on the verge of becoming law after peers rejected further safeguards to the legislation.
26 Mar 2013
More than a dozen journalists from The Sun turned out to support the newspaper's deputy editor as he appeared in court today charged with authorising payments to public officials for information.
19 Mar 2013
A cross-party deal on press regulation was cemented in the Commons as MPs passed measures which could see judges award punitive damages against publications which refuse to sign up to a new watchdog.
Sun agrees 'very substantial' payout to MP over use of stolen phone info, hundreds more hacking victims expected18 Mar 2013
15 Mar 2013
The Liberal Democrats will combine with Labour today to intensify the pressure on David Cameron ahead of next week's crunch Commons vote on press regulation. Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband will publish their own proposals to implement the recommendations of the Leveson Report, after the Prime Minister yesterday pulled the plug on months of cross-party talks.
08 Mar 2013
A former police officer and a prison officer both admitted selling secrets to the Sun newspaper today.
27 Feb 2013
Campaigners for tighter media regulation have accused ministers of "collusion" with the press after a leaked letter showed how a senior newspaper executive warned that plans for a Royal Charter underpinned by statute would be "very difficult to sell" to the industry. The Hacked Off campaign claimed that Cabinet Office minister Oliver Letwin "watered down" his plans in response to behind-the-scenes lobbying from the press, dropping the proposal for statutory underpinning and giving the industry more say over the membership of a new body to oversee its self-regulatory regime. The letter showed that newspaper bosses were "giving orders" to Government ministers on the implementation of the Leveson Report into press standards, said Hacked Off director Brian Cathcart.
26 Feb 2013
A former Surrey Police officer is due to appear in court accused of selling details of cases involving John Terry's mother and Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood to a national newspaper.
25 Feb 2013
Harriet Harman today signalled Labour's willingness to reach an all-party agreement over Lord Justice Leveson's proposals on press regulation, but warned David Cameron that "watered down" plans would not be acceptable.