Rebekah Brooks

British police arrest six in new News of the World hacking probe

Two of the former News of the World journalists arrested on Wednesday now work at the daily tabloid The Sun, according to an internal memo by the chief executive of News International. Photo: Reuters

British police arrested six former News of the World journalists on Wednesday in a new probe into alleged phone hacking at Rupert Murdoch’s now-closed tabloid, Scotland Yard said.

Wednesday, 13 February, 2013, 10:57pm

Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks charged with bribery conspiracies

Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks

Two former confidants of Britain's prime minister have been charged with conspiring to pay public officials in exchange for stories and information - the latest development in the country's establishment-shaking scandal over media malfeasance.

21 Nov 2012 - 3:05am

More texts reveal close ties between Rebekah Brooks and David Cameron

David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks

Two more cosy text messages between British Prime Minister David Cameron and former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks emerged yesterday, with Cameron commenting on riding one of her horses.

5 Nov 2012 - 4:14am

Brooks got HK$87m pay-off when she quit Murdoch's empire amid phone-hacking claims

Rebekah Brooks. Photo: AFP

Former newspaper executive Rebekah Brooks was handed a pay-off totalling more than £7 million (HK$87 million) after she resigned as head of Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper group last year, the Financial Times reported yesterday.

17 Oct 2012 - 5:02am

Dates set for trials in British tabloid phone-hacking scandal

Former News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson will go on trial for phone-hacking in September next year, leaving the scandal hanging over British Prime Minister David Cameron for another year.

27 Sep 2012 - 4:32am

British phone-hacking trial set for September 2013

British phone-hacking trial set for September 2013

Ex-News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson heard Wednesday they will go on trial for phone-hacking in September 2013, leaving the scandal hanging over premier David Cameron for another year.

26 Sep 2012 - 10:39pm

Talking points

Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd

Australia's ex-premier Rudd visits HK

26 Sep 2012 - 2:19am