The Sun

Sun opens front in free-speech war by reporting Rolf Harris arrest for sex offences

Rolf Harris

It was a typical British tabloid splash - the news that the entertainer Rolf Harris was arrested on suspicion of sex offences - but the headline emblazoned across The Sun's front page on Friday was also a pre-emptive strike in a fresh freedom-of-speech battle between newspapers and lawyers to the famous and powerful.

Tuesday, 23 April, 2013, 3:49am

Three Chinese-language newspapers raise prices, more to follow suit

A Wan Chai newsstand informs readers of the price rise.

The three broadsheets - Apple Daily, Oriental Daily News and The Sun - all increased their prices from HK$6 to HK$7 yesterday.

8 Apr 2013 - 6:16am

Policeman jailed for selling stories to British tabloid The Sun

Former police officer Alan Tierney appears at the Old Bailey in London. Photo: AFP

A former policeman and a prison officer were jailed yesterday for selling information to Britain's top-selling newspaper The Sun. Ex-constable Alan Tierney and Richard Trunkfield, who worked at a high security prison, were jailed for 10 months and 16 months respectively by a judge at England's Old Bailey central criminal court in London.

28 Mar 2013 - 4:30am

Kate Winslet's husband Ned Rocknroll wins ban on nude photos' publication

Kate Winslet and Ned Rocknroll in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters

Actress Kate Winslet's new husband, Ned Rocknroll, has won a British high court bid to prevent The Sun newspaper from publishing "embarrassing" pictures of him partly naked at a fancy dress party.

10 Jan 2013 - 4:59am

It's all downhill from here

Perched in your saddle and looking south across the whaleback mountains above Sun Valley, Idaho, towards the distant, arid Snake River Plain, you can easily imagine yourself as a cowboy riding the range - except the saddle is attached to a mountain bike, and you're about to hit some of the driest, smoothest and finest single track in North America.

2 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Corrections & Clarifications

In the story headlined 'Ramp up in spending on media training' published on page eight of the Sunday Morning Post on September 11, the number of information officers working for the police's public relations arm should have been 27.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Hi Everyone

For those of you who don't get the Sunday Young Post, my name is Dennis Goodboy. I'm the Young Post mascot and official bone cruncher. Some of you are already friends with me on Facebook. I like being friends with Hong Kong students because then I can tell them about all the cool stuff Young Post is doing, like meeting Justin Bieber, or going to far-off places.

31 May 2011 - 12:00am

A wealth of new ideas in the new-look Post

The new South China Morning Post is designed to enable readers to quickly access and digest the news. It is a lively, contemporary look, intended to meet the demands of readers in the digital age while also providing insight into the key issues of the day.

16 May 2011 - 12:00am

Media project tackles critical issues facing China

A Hong Kong book publisher and a satellite TV network have joined hands in a multi-media project documenting 200 top Chinese intellectuals worldwide and their views on issues confronting China.

3 May 2011 - 12:00am

Corrections & clarifications

In the report headlined 'Police chief promises to tackle heavy workload' on page 2 of the Sunday Morning Post on January 30, the crime figures should have read 77,600 in 2009 and 75,900 last year.

2 Feb 2011 - 12:00am

News hound in pursuit of the truth

Chen Feng, a reporter, has worked through the ups and downs of journalism. He has seen the power of journalists to supervise society and move it forward, but he also feels depressed whenever he sees injustice.

When and why did you become a reporter?

12 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Holidays in the Sun Yui (CD)

Holidays in the Sun is Japanese singer-songwriter Yui's fourth studio album. This self-penned and self-composed collection features pop rock and soft rock songs, and ranked number one in the Oricon weekly sales chart in Japan.

4 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Yui basks in sun's light

Holidays in the Sun is Japanese singer-songwriter Gloria Yui's fourth studio album. This self-penned and self-composed collection features pop rock and soft rock songs, and ranked number one in the Oricon weekly sales chart in Japan.

29 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Year of the Ox to start with double eclipse

The start of the Year of the Ox will see a rare coincidence, with both a lunar and a solar eclipse happening in the first lunar month.

It is only the fourth time in 200 years both have been visible from Hong Kong. The most recent was in 1980. Before that, dual eclipses were seen in 1962 and 1850.

20 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

Poles depart for boom at home


There was something odd about the tabloid resting on the pub table. Around it sat seven Poles, all sporting the Polska soccer shirt, worse for the wear of pints and shots of zubrowka, buffalo-grass vodka.

11 Jun 2008 - 12:00am