UK phone hacking scandal

An official inquiry has demanded a tougher UK press regime after allegations about phone hacking resulted in the demise of the 168-year-old News of the World, led to a series of high-profile arrests, and spread from News International to Mirror Group Newspapers

Coulson unaware of phone hack, jury told

Ex-editor tells court he did not know about girl’s voicemails


British politicians should tread carefully regarding the royal charter
Media proposals are best option to deliver Leveson’s vision
The proposals for UK media regulation are unsatisfactory

Coulson takes stand in hacking trial

Former NotW editor with Cameron as scandal emerged

Hacking trial hears from ex-NotW executive

Kuttner says he has ‘no recollection’ of dealing with Mulcaire

Brooks hid porn, phone-hacking trial told

Husband of ex-NI chief feared ‘Jacqui Smith moment’, jury hears

Court hears account of Brooks’ resignation

Husband tells court Rupert Murdoch wanted her to stay on

Coulson urged ‘lone wolf’ defence

Former NotW editor ‘told Goodman he could keep job if he took blame’

Coulson approved phone deal, court told

NotW editor was asked about monitoring royal messages, jury hears

Diana ‘gave royal phone book to NoW’

Hacking trial hears princess was seeking ‘powerful ally’

Blair sent supportive messages to Brooks

Hacking trial told that former PM ‘offered to help’

Brooks denies police payment claims

Prosecutor accuses defendant of having ‘rubber stamp’ mentality

Coulson ‘completely trusted’ Brooks

Relationship at NoTW laid bare at phone-hacking trial

Brooks accused of covering up hacking

Former NI chief quizzed on email exchange with Coulson

Blair messaged Brooks after Dowler story

Court told offer of help followed revelations of hacking of schoolgirl

NotW shutdown considered in June 2011

News International executives questioned whether brand was ‘too toxic’

Brooks tells of payments to sources

Approval given for story on anthrax but not MPs’ expenses

Brooks agreed payments to public officials

Former Sun editor cites ‘overwhelming public interest’

Brooks denies titles co-operated

Brooks tells her trial that Sun and NoTW did not work together

Brooks denies knowing of Dowler hacking

Former NotW editor ‘was never asked to sanction hacking’

Brooks questioned on Coulson relationship

Former NotW editor denies having six-year affair

Brooks denies knowledge of phone hacking

Former News of the World editor opens her defence

Blair offered to advise Brooks, jury told

Phone-hacking trial hears of media executive’s email

Blair flourish closes prosecution case

Court told former prime minister advised News International chief

Rebekah Brooks defence case to start

Phone-hacking trial enters 15th week

Morgan interviewed under caution by police

Persistent questions over whether he was aware of phone hacking

Ex-reporter claims hacking ‘open secret’

Evans tells court the activity was widely known at the tabloid

Coulson heard hacked voicemail, jury told

Former NotW editor allegedly wanted to listen to tape

Trinity Mirror shares fall after evidence

Phone-hacking trial told reporter intercepted voicemail messages

Law reveals ‘unhealthy’ press intrusion

‘They had access to my life,’ actor tells hacking trial

Hacking trial hears case against Brooks secretary

Carter says notebooks removed because of ‘downsizing’

Cameron warns press of regulation risks

Future government could be more draconian, says PM