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    1. December 1, 2014

      Dyke identifies grassroots shortcomings

      The message from the Greg Dyke report was stark: grassroots football in England was being stymied by a lack of good-quality...

    2. 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...

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    1. The Business of Football

      A successful World Cup this year defied the sceptics and consolidated football’s posit...
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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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,...

    11. 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,...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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,...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    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 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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