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  1. 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...

  2. March 14, 2012

    Murdoch challenges reading of hacking emails

    James Murdoch has challenged interpretations of an email exchange at the heart of investigations into what he and other News...

  1. 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...

  2. 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...

  3. 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...

  4. December 13, 2011

    Fresh evidence casts doubt on Murdoch stance

    New evidence revealed on Tuesday by MPs has thrown into serious doubt James Murdoch’s repeated insistence that he did not...

  5. 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...

  6. November 10, 2011

    James Murdoch holds line on phone hacking

    For the second time in four months, James Murdoch was accused of misleading a parliamentary committee on Thursday when the...

  7. November 10, 2011

    MPs hit at James Murdoch’s competence

    In a gruelling examination lasting almost three times its scheduled length, MPs landed no blows on James Murdoch over his...

  8. November 10, 2011

    MPs attack James Murdoch over hacking email

    Fighting to preserve his reputation, James Murdoch had to fend off accusations of dishonesty, racketeering and incompetence...

  9. November 1, 2011

    Latest papers put pressure on James Murdoch

    James Murdoch will come under further pressure from MPs over what he knew about phone hacking at the News of the World,...

  10. October 19, 2011

    Lawyer reports second James Murdoch meeting

    James Murdoch held two meetings with the editor of the News of the World about the phone-hacking scandal in 2008, not one,...

  11. September 19, 2011

    Dowlers close to phone-hacking deal

    News International is close to agreeing a £3m settlement with the family of the murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler for...

  12. September 13, 2011

    James Murdoch recalled to face MPs

    James Murdoch is to be recalled to give evidence to the Commons select committee where he and his father Rupert faced an...

  13. September 7, 2011

    Met makes new arrest in hacking investigation

    The Metropolitan Police extended their phone-hacking investigation beyond the News of the World on Wednesday after the...

  14. Westminster Blog

    September 6, 2011

    News International investigated the private lives of lawyers of hacking claimants

    It was only at the end of a marathon 3½-hour meeting of the culture, media and sport select committee that we got the most...

  15. September 6, 2011

    Hacking inquiry puts heat back on Murdoch

    James Murdoch was fully aware of the e-mail at the heart of the phone-hacking scandal in 2008, contrary to what he told...

  16. August 19, 2011

    Mulcaire ordered to reveal phone-hacking names

    Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator jailed for phone hacking for the News of the World in 2007, has been refused...

  17. August 17, 2011

    Hacking panel seeks answers from law firms

    The spotlight in the phone-hacking scandal is set to fall on the legal profession, as the media select committee said it...

  18. July 22, 2011

    Behind the veil of ignorance

    When the phone hacking scandal broke, News Corp’s first line of defence was that the hacking was the work of a lone, rogue...

  19. FT Alphaville

    July 22, 2011

    James Murdoch's testimony challenged

    Two former News of the World executives have challenged James Murdoch’s testimony to members of parliament, the FT reports,...

  20. July 22, 2011

    The Murdochs had no intention of giving anything away

    From Mr Michael Maslinski. Sir, Your editorial “More questions for the Murdochs” (July 20) was unbalanced, perhaps even...

  21. July 21, 2011

    Challenge to James Murdoch testimony

    David Cameron said on Friday that James Murdoch “clearly” had questions to answer and News International had “a mess to...

  22. July 17, 2011

    SFO urged to investigate hacking pay-outs

    The Serious Fraud Office has been urged to open an investigation about payments made by News International in the aftermath...

  23. July 14, 2011

    Questions for Rupert, Rebekah and James

    Rebekah Brooks, James Murdoch and his father Rupert are all to appear in front of the select committee for culture, media...

  24. July 7, 2011

    Lawyers assess liability of executives

    The latest allegations over phone-hacking have led to questions over whether senior executives at News Group Newspapers or...

  25. April 5, 2011

    Police arrest two in phone-hacking probe

    Police searched the offices of the News of the World on Tuesday, hours after arresting two senior journalists as part of an...

  26. March 31, 2011

    Met fails to strike out phone hacking libel action

    The Metropolitan Police has failed to strike out a libel action brought against it by a lawyer representing alleged victims...

  27. February 25, 2011

    Hacker ordered to reveal newspaper handlers

    A High Court judge has ordered Glenn Mulcaire, the private eye at the centre of the News of the World phone hacking scandal...

  28. February 6, 2010

    Misplaced swill

    From Mr Bill Wallond. Sir, Gordon Taylor (Letters, January 31) has misplaced Eatanswill in Martin Chuzzlewit. It is in fact...

  29. January 30, 2010

    Dickensian swill

    From Mr Gordon Taylor. Sir, Reading Alan Gabbey’s letter, “If it weren’t for the swill, I’d quit” (January 23), I was...

  30. July 22, 2009

    Ex-editor tells MPs 'things went badly wrong'

    Andy Coulson, the Conservative party's communications director, told MPs yesterday he did not condone phone hacking and had...

  31. July 21, 2009

    Coulson tells MPs ‘things went wrong’

    Andy Coulson, the Conservative party’s communications director, told MPs on Tuesday he did not condone phone hacking and had...

  32. July 21, 2009

    Coulson tells MPs ‘things went wrong’

    Andy Coulson, the Conservative party’s communications director, told MPs on Tuesday he did not condone phone hacking and had...

  33. July 15, 2009

    Fresh phone hacking claims hit tabloid

    The so-called hacking of mobile phones by people working for the News of the World was more prevalent than the newspaper...

  34. July 14, 2009

    MPs told NoW phone hacking more prevalent

    The so-called hacking of mobile phones by people working for the News of the World was more prevalent than the newspaper has...

  35. July 11, 2009

    Hacking claims denied by News International

    News International, the owner of the News of the World, issued a strong denial last night that its reporters and staff had...

  36. July 10, 2009

    News International denies hacking claims

    News International, the owner of the News of the World, issued a strong denial last night that its reporters and staff had...

  37. July 10, 2009

    Met refuses to reopen Murdoch papers probe

    The Metropolitan Police has refused to reopen a criminal investigation into allegations that journalists at Rupert...

  38. July 9, 2009

    Met refuses to reopen inquiry

    The Metropolitan Police has refused to reopen a criminal investigation into allegations that journalists at Rupert Murdoch’s...

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