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Partner Of Writer Who Revealed Snowden's Docs Is Detained

Several British lawmakers are leading an outcry of protest over the detention of Brazilian David Miranda for nine hours at London's Heathrow airport during a stopover on his way from Berlin to his home in...

Murdoch Hemmed In By His Own Words

ritish MP Chris Bryant, who himself became the victim of voicemail hacking by reporters for Rupert Murdoch's now defunct Sunday tabloid News of the World, has urged the FBI to launch an investigation into the...

Secretly Recorded Talk Embarrasses Rupert Murdoch

A secretly recorded talk to reporters working for his London tabloid The Sun reveals that Rupert Murdoch regretted the decision by News Corp's management and standards committee to hand over email and other documents that...

Public Outrage At Kay Burley’S ‘Insensitive’ April Jones Announcement

One of Sky News’ presenters, Kay Burley has been blasted for insensitivity, following her reporting on missing Welsh girl April Jones’ disappearance and alleged murder. Burley has been openly criticised for the manner in which...

Book News Corp Tried To Intimidate U.k. Lawmakers

After a parliamentary committee began investigating allegations of telephone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World in 2010, the then-editor of the paper, Colin Myler, instructed its reporters to "find out everything you can...

Anti-news Corp Crusader May Ask Fbi To Step In

Mark Lewis, a British lawyer who is representing several of the celebrities who fell victim to reporters and private investigators who hacked into their voicemail on behalf of Rupert Murdoch's newspapers in the U.K., has...

Why Has Murdoch Returned Arrested Reporters To Work?

Tom Watson, the Labor MP who has spearheaded the investigation into allegedly unethical and illegal activities by journalists working for Rupert Murdoch's newspapers in the U.K., has raised questions about Murdoch's decision to allow 10...

Hacking Scandal Spreads To London Times

On his Twitter posts, Rupert Murdoch has remained oddly silent about the latest developments involving News Corp's hacking scandal(s) in the U.K. While mentioning the latest market moves by Facebook and Google and remarking, "Things...

News International Damages Testimony By Its Former Chief

Repeated assertions by former News International chief Rebekah Brooks that she knew nothing about voicemail hacking being conducted by reporters of the now-defunct NI tabloid News of the World have seemingly been undermined by NI...

Private Eye Says He Worked For 30 News Of The World Reporters

Derek Webb, a private detective who performed freelance surveillance work for Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World , claims that he followed at least 150 celebrities and politicians for as many as 30 journalists...

Murdoch Cooly Defends Himself

Appearing before a parliamentary committee today (Thursday), James Murdoch maintained that he had not misled it during a previous appearance in July and appeared to accuse two former subordinates of doing the misleading. Appearing unperturbed...

I Spied For News Of The World , Says British Private Eye

A former Scotland Yard police officer-turned private detective has admitted that he tailed more than 90 celebrities and politicians for the now-defunct News of the World over a period of eight years. Derek Webb told...

Murdoch To Face Shareholder Storm Over Hacking

News Corp shareholders, who are holding their annual meeting in Los Angeles today (Friday), are expected to hear new accusations directed against the company by Labor MP Tom Watson, who will be attending the meeting....

New York City Pension Funds To Vote Against Murdochs

Add New York City's pension funds to those of other large shareholders who plan to vote against the reelection of Rupert Murdoch, his sons James and Lachlan, and their close associates sitting on the board...

Will Hackergate Cost Murdoch Bskyb?

Labor MP Tom Watson, who has been leading the attack in Britain's Parliament on News Corp and its British subsidiary News International over the phone hacking charges, has lashed out at Rupert Murdoch, his son...

When Did News Corp Execs Learn About Hacking?

The telephone-hacking saga involving Rupert Murdoch's News International, the umbrella group for his British news operations, took a new twist today (Thursday) when the London Independent disclosed that "up to a dozen" executives of N.I....

A Smoking Gun In News Corp's Hackergate Scandal?

Evidence that would appear to suggest that senior executives of Rupert Murdoch's British news subsidiary News International (NI), including his son James, had engaged in a massive cover-up of the voicemail hacking scandal since at...

Will Hackergate Become Murdoch's Watergate?

One day after Rupert Murdoch's News Corp shut down the 168-year-old News of the World, its most profitable newspaper, following allegations of illegal snooping by a private detective and reporters working for it, it appeared...

British M.p. Charges Hacking Scandal Is Being Covered Up

Tom Watson, a Labor Party member of Parliament, charged on Wednesday that Scotland Yard was attempting to limit its investigation of illegal hacking of voicemails conducted by Rupert Murdoch's London tabloid News of the World...

Will "Smoking Gun" Be Found In News Corp Email?

Supposedly lost internal email messages among editors and reporters working for News International, the division of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp that oversees its British newspaper and TV news operations, may throw new light on allegations...

Alex Reid Wants 'Slippery' Body

Alex Reid is considering laser hair removal to make his body "slippery".The cage-fighter - who is married to former glamour model Katie Price - has met with doctors about having his body hair permanently removed,...

British Mp Calls For Murdoch To Testify About Hackergate

Simon Hughes, a member of the British parliament whose telephone was hacked by the tabloid News of the World and whose testimony led to the conviction of reporter Clive Goodman and private detective Glenn Mulcaire,...

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