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News of the World

Fresh hacking claims hit Murdoch paper as suspect turns informer

Detectives are examining an estimated 600 fresh allegations of phone hacking at Rupert Murdoch's now closed News of the World on the back of fresh evidence obtained by the London Metropolitan police from a suspect who turned informer.

Sunday, 17 March, 2013, 7:26am

UK counter-terrorism detective guilty of leaks for cash

A former British counter-terrorism detective has been found guilty of trying to sell information about a phone hacking investigation to the Rupert Murdoch-owned News of the World tabloid.

11 Jan 2013 - 4:34am

Leveson: regulate bloggers and Twitter users as well as newspapers

The man who led the inquiry into Britain's phone-hacking scandal warned that bloggers and tweeters should be subject to the same laws as traditional media outlets, to prevent a decline in standards of journalism.

14 Dec 2012 - 5:02am

Leveson's proposal raises issues of press freedom and responsibility

The phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch's News of the World tabloid in London made headlines around the globe. Now, Lord Justice Leveson's proposal for an independent media regulator, backed by new laws, has ramifications for freedom of speech and information that also go well beyond Britain's borders.

1 Dec 2012 - 2:41am 1 comment

Inquiry demands new UK press law

A major inquiry called yesterday for new laws to underpin a tougher watchdog for Britain's "outrageous" newspapers in a verdict that sets up Prime Minister David Cameron for a bruising political battle.

30 Nov 2012 - 4:29am

Talking points

Thai 'red shirts' face trial

29 Nov 2012 - 2:52am 2 comments

Talking points

Australia's ex-premier Rudd visits HK

26 Sep 2012 - 2:19am

A good week for ...

Bishop John Tong Hon

8 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

The fire was just coming towards me and I was running as fast as I could to escape. We ran up to the top of a nearby cliff

Racing the Planet's Mary Gadams on Friday's fire

In light of the current controversy surrounding News of the World, I have declined the bonus

4 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Justice denied

After a quarter of a century fighting for justice, Alastair Morgan's nerves are frayed.

His eyes quiver as adrenaline pumps through his body and a palpable fear that he is about to explode stalks the room and lurks behind the television set, the source of his rising exasperation.

14 Aug 2011 - 12:00am