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  1. December 17, 2013

    News of the World leaves financial hole for Rupert Murdoch empire

    The closure of the News of the World has continued to leave a financial hole in Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper business,...

  2. November 27, 2013

    Andrew Mitchell must pay £35,000 legal costs

    Andrew Mitchell must pay News Group Newspapers £35,000 in lawyers’ fees, following a “rigorous” landmark judgment from the...

  1. October 9, 2013

    Katie Price settles phone hacking claim with News UK

    Two senior police officers and model Katie Price are among the latest victims to settle their phone hacking-related lawsuits...

  2. July 12, 2013

    Phone hacking ruling means Murdoch could face fresh lawsuits

    Fresh lawsuits could be brought against Rupert Murdoch’s News UK after a court ruling that police should reveal any...

  3. April 19, 2013

    News Group left with 21 hacking cases

    News Group Newspapers has settled a further eight claims in the News of the World phone-hacking litigation, including a...

  4. March 18, 2013

    Sun apologises for hacking stolen phone

    The Sun newspaper has apologised for accessing private information on a Labour MP’s mobile phone after it was stolen in...

  5. January 9, 2013

    News Group settles 130 hacking claims

    News Group Newspapers has settled a total of more than 130 damages claims for phone hacking, as the publisher of the Sun and...

  6. December 14, 2012

    Hacking claims to be settled by 22 victims

    Lawsuits brought by 22 celebrities and public figures alleging their phones were hacked by the defunct News of the World are...

  7. December 12, 2012

    Brooks gets £11m package for loss of job

    Rebekah Brooks received a compensation package worth £10.9m after she resigned as chief executive of News International, it...

  8. October 22, 2012

    Concern over possible copycat action

    Mirror Group Newspapers (MGN) faces just a handful of civil lawsuits but its concern must be that the allegations could...

  9. October 11, 2012

    Trial date set for 154 phone-hacking claims

    The second wave of civil lawsuits against News Group Newspapers in the phone hacking scandal is now due to go to trial in...

  10. October 10, 2012

    Software glitch affects NI hacking case

    A glitch in software used by News International to review documents central to allegations that its journalists hacked...

  11. September 27, 2012

    Hacking claimants drop damages bid

    More than 150 phone-hacking claimants including Cherie Blair and Russell Brand dropped their bid for exemplary damages on...

  12. September 20, 2012

    Ofcom delivers blow to Murdoch’s ambitions

    Even though the Murdochs could see it coming, the second punch must have hurt more than the first. In May, a UK...

  13. September 20, 2012

    James Murdoch eyes expanded US role

    James Murdoch is being lined up to take direct responsibility for News Corp’s US television businesses, even as his record...

  14. September 20, 2012

    News Corp stake sale would benefit BSkyB

    Sky gets a “not guilty” verdict, but for James Murdoch, Ofcom’s ruling is more of a “not proven”. The watchdog says Sky is...

  15. September 20, 2012

    Regulator rules BSkyB ‘fit and proper’

    James Murdoch’s hopes of one day leading News Corp, the media group headed by his father Rupert, were damaged on Thursday...

  16. September 7, 2012

    News Group faces up to 108 hacking lawsuits

    News Group Newspapers faces up to 108 lawsuits from phone-hacking victims in the second wave of the civil litigation brought...

  17. July 30, 2012

    Police win access to Mulcaire statement

    The Metropolitan Police has won access to the witness statement made in a civil lawsuit by Glenn Mulcaire, the private...

  18. July 18, 2012

    Phone-hack email revealed

    An email was sent from an executive at News International containing “an instruction” relating to the hacking of the phone...

  19. June 22, 2012

    News Group faces 50 more hacking lawsuits

    News Group faces 50 lawsuits in a second wave of civil litigation from phone-hacking victims and another 20 claims are due...

  20. May 8, 2012

    Coulson wins right to appeal over fees

    Andy Coulson, the former editor of the News of the World, has won the right to appeal against a High Court ruling that News...

  21. April 26, 2012

    Ofcom escalates probe into BSkyB

    Rupert Murdoch faces a growing threat to his British media business, after the UK communications regulator stepped up its...

  22. April 20, 2012

    Murdoch’s UK arm faces more hacking claims

    News International is facing 46 new civil claims related to phone hacking on top of the cases it has already settled out of...

  23. April 3, 2012

    Slow-motion fall from satellite orbit

    BSkyB is where James Murdoch made his name, with an aggressive management style that established the satellite operator as...

  24. February 27, 2012

    Church wins £600,000 in hacking settlement

    Charlotte Church, the singer, and her parents have received £600,000 in damages and legal costs as they became the latest...

  25. February 23, 2012

    Former union chief sues NGN over hacking claims

    Andy Gilchrist, the former general secretary for the Fire Brigades Union, is suing News Group Newspapers, the parent company...

  26. February 22, 2012

    Cherie Blair sues News Group and Mulcaire

    Cherie Blair, wife of the former prime minister Tony Blair, is suing the publisher of the News of the World as well as a...

  27. February 21, 2012

    Singer Church settles hacking case

    Charlotte Church, the singer, settled her phone-hacking case against the News of the World on Thursday, which lawyers say is...

  28. February 20, 2012

    Sun on Sunday to hit rivals’ circulation

    News Corp will launch the Sun on Sunday this weekend, giving it the first genuine seven-day publishing operation among major...

  29. February 8, 2012

    Coogan settles hacking claim

    The actor Steve Coogan and 18 other people settled their phone-hacking actions against The News of the World, marking a...

  30. January 19, 2012

    Furious film star settles hacking claim

    Jude Law may have agreed to settle his phone-hacking lawsuit against News Group Newspapers on Thursday, but the actor’s...

  31. January 19, 2012

    Murdoch executives deleted hacking emails, says judge

    Senior executives at Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspaper group set in motion a “previously conceived plan” to delete damning...

  32. January 19, 2012

    Hacking victims say News Group destroyed evidence

    The publishers of the News of the World were accused of a cover-up on Thursday that included the destruction of computers...

  33. January 18, 2012

    Most phone hacking suits ‘to settle’ soon

    The bulk of outstanding phone hacking civil suits against the publishers of the News of the World are in the latter stages...

  34. December 21, 2011

    Mirror journalist ‘witnessed daily hacking’

    As the Leveson inquiry into press standards finished its final session of the year on Wednesday, fresh allegations about...

  35. December 21, 2011

    Coulson loses challenge on legal fees

    Andy Coulson, the former News of the World editor and Downing Street adviser, has lost a High Court challenge intended to...

  36. December 20, 2011

    Leveson inquiry to call Rupert Murdoch

    Rupert Murdoch will be invited to give evidence to the Leveson inquiry, it emerged on Tuesday. During witness evidence from...

  37. December 14, 2011

    Murdoch saw ‘damning email’ on hacking

    James Murdoch, executive chairman of News International, saw the “damning email” that showed more than one News of the World...

  38. December 8, 2011

    Tabloid’s lawyer disputes Murdoch account

    The former legal director of the News of the World has told MPs that he is certain that James Murdoch was briefed on the...

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