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    1. June 30, 2014

      Coulson faces retrial on charges over royal directories

      Andy Coulson, the former News of the World editor convicted of phone hacking last week, is to face a retrial on charges...

    2. June 25, 2014

      Hacking trial: Judge discharges Andy Coulson jury

      The judge in the hacking trial has discharged the jury from reaching a verdict on two counts involving Andy Coulson. Mr...

    1. June 24, 2014

      How the hacking trial was lost and won for Coulson and Brooks

      They were once lovers, friends and newspaper executives at the heart of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire. For the past seven...

    2. June 24, 2014

      Hacking trial: Coulson guilty of conspiracy as Brooks walks free

      Former News of the World editor and Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson has been found guilty of conspiring to...

    3. May 14, 2014

      Trial hears of Kate Middleton phone being hacked

      Kate Middleton’s phone was hacked 155 times by a reporter at the defunct News of the World before she married Prince...

    4. April 24, 2014

      Coulson accused of ‘hypocrisy’ over Blunkett confrontation

      Andy Coulson, the former editor of News of the World, has been accused of “pure hypocrisy” for confronting David Blunkett...

    5. April 22, 2014

      Andy Coulson denies being played Sienna Miller voicemail

      Andy Coulson, the former editor of the News of the World, has denied being played a voicemail message left by actress Sienna...

    6. March 19, 2014

      Coulson urged ‘lone wolf’ defence, court told

      Andy Coulson, former News of the World editor, allegedly told a journalist arrested for phone hacking that he could keep his...

    7. March 18, 2014

      Andy Coulson approved payments to monitor royal phones, court hears

      Andy Coulson, the prime minister’s former communications chief, approved payments for a project to “monitor” the phones of...

    8. March 17, 2014

      Juror discharged in phone hacking trial

      One of the 12 jurors trying former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and six other defendants has been...

    9. March 13, 2014

      Princess Diana ‘gave royal phone book to News of the World’

      Princess Diana sent a royal phone book to the News of the World newspaper to demonstrate “the forces ranged against her”, a...

    10. March 5, 2014

      Phone-hacking trial: Brooks accused of taking part in cover-up

      Rebekah Brooks approved a £1m settlement with the publicist Max Clifford “in part” to prevent public allegations of...

    11. March 3, 2014

      Rebekah Brooks says NotW shutdown considered in June 2011

      Rebekah Brooks and other executives considered “the shutdown option” of closing the News of the World newspaper in June 2011...

    12. December 17, 2013

      Stuart Kuttner ‘appalled’ at allegations he knew about hacking

      Stuart Kuttner, the former managing editor of the News of the World told police he was “utterly appalled” at allegations he...

    13. December 12, 2013

      Ian Edmondson removed from phone-hacking trial

      The prosecution case against Ian Edmondson, a former news editor of the News of the World, is to be severed from the...

    14. November 25, 2013

      Rebekah Brooks told me how easy it was to hack voicemails, claims golfer’s ex-wife

      The ex-wife of golfer Colin Montgomerie told the Old Bailey that Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News...

    15. November 21, 2013

      Goodman said we will ‘all end up in jail’ if payments are traced

      A News of the World reporter warned in 2005 that he, the editor and others “would all end up in jail” if cash payments to...

    16. October 30, 2013

      Question in phone-hacking case is who knew what

      “There was phone hacking. Who knew?” That was the question Andrew Edis QC put to the jury trying Rebekah Brooks, Andy...

    17. November 29, 2012

      Regulation or a threat to press freedom?

      The backdrop to Lord Justice Leveson’s inquiry into the culture, practices and ethics of the UK press has been well...

    18. November 29, 2012

      Brooks and Coulson appear in court

      Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International and Andy Coulson, the prime minister’s former...

    19. November 20, 2012

      Coulson and Brooks accused of conspiracy

      Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of News International, and Andy Coulson, Prime Minister David Cameron’s former...

    20. July 24, 2012

      Plea for Leveson to heed hacking victims

      Victims of the tabloid press are in danger of losing out in the Leveson inquiry, says the lawyer representing the parents of...

    21. July 4, 2012

      Mulcaire must reveal who ordered hacking

      Glenn Mulcaire, the private detective used by the News of the World to hack hundreds of mobile phones, on Wednesday lost an...

    22. 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...

    23. May 30, 2012

      Coulson charged over perjury allegations

      Andy Coulson, the former editor of the News of the World and David Cameron’s first director of communications in Downing...

    24. May 22, 2012

      Leveson turns to Labour’s Murdoch links

      After a string of revelations about the close relationship between News International and Conservative politicians, the...

    25. May 14, 2012

      Hinton hits out at MPs over hacking report

      Les Hinton, who ran News International for 12 years until 2007, has hit back at a House of Commons report that accused him...

    26. Westminster Blog

      May 10, 2012

      Leveson inquiry: Andy Coulson

      This was the FT’s live blog on the Leveson Inquiry on May 10th, 2012. Andy Coulson, former News of the World editor and...

    27. 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...

    28. April 26, 2012

      Rupert Murdoch spreads the blame for hacking

      Rupert Murdoch accused a senior lawyer at the News of the World of being behind a “culture of cover-up” that prevented the...

    29. April 26, 2012

      Murdoch accuses NoW staff of cover-up

      Rupert Murdoch reacted angrily to an allegation at the Leveson inquiry that News Corp had tried to cover up the UK newspaper...

    30. April 4, 2012

      Police resisted inquiry into hacking lead

      The director of public prosecutions faced resistance from a senior police officer when he suggested further investigation of...

    31. February 29, 2012

      Police thought hacking widespread in 2006

      News International executives who maintained for years that phone hacking was the work of a single rogue reporter were “very...

    32. February 28, 2012

      Tabloid ‘tried to subvert’ murder probe

      The News of the World under Rebekah Brooks placed a senior police detective and his wife under surveillance in an attempt to...

    33. February 27, 2012

      Brooks briefed on phone hacking in 2006

      Police briefed Rebekah Brooks, then editor of The Sun, on the scale of phone hacking at itsSunday sister title the News of...

    34. February 27, 2012

      Inquiry told of corrupt culture at Murdoch tabloid

      The Sun newspaper had a culture of corrupt payments to a network of public officials which was authorised at a senior level,...

    35. February 24, 2012

      ‘Evidence was destroyed’ in newspaper phone scandal

      Court documents from cases connected to the phone-hacking scandal reveal a pattern of destruction of evidence ordered by...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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