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Rebekah Brooks to appear in court in September


August 3rd, 2012 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 3 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News International group, has been formally charged with phone hacking and will appear in court next ... Read more...

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Seven journalists charged over British phone hacking (Lead)


July 24th, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Seven senior journalists, including two former editors, have been charged in Britain with conspiring to intercept the voicemails of 600 victims, The Independent reported Tuesday.Rebekah ... Read more...

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British journalists to be charged over phone hacking


July 24th, 2012 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 24 (IANS) Eight people, including newspaper journalists, will be charged over phone hacking in Britain, the Daily Mail reported Tuesday.Rebekah Brooks, an ex-newspaper editor, will face two ... Read more...

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Murdoch quits as News International director (Lead)


July 22nd, 2012 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 22 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director of News International, the group that owns The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun, in ... Read more...

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News Corp to be split into two companies


June 28th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 28 (IANS) Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation will be split into two companies for its newspaper business and entertainment operations, it was reported here.News Corp's board voted unanimously to ... Read more...

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British PM’s ex-spokesperson held for perjury


May 30th, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 30 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron's former spokesman and ex-editor of the News of the World was detained Wednesday over allegations of perjury in court, Xinhua ... Read more...

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News of the World’s former editor charged


May 15th, 2012 - 11:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 15 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, former editor of the News of the World (Now), and her husband Charlie were Tuesday formally charged with conspiracy to pervert the course ... Read more...

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Murdoch not fit to lead News Corp: British MPs


May 1st, 2012 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 1 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch was not fit to "exercise the stewardship" of a major international company like News Corp, British MPs have said.Parliament's culture committee questioned ... Read more...

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Murdoch admits cover-up at News of the World


April 26th, 2012 - 7:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has admitted that "a clever lawyer" at the now-defunct News of the World was involved in a "cover-up" over the phone hacking ... Read more...

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Scotland Yard anti-terror hotline hacked?


April 12th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Scotland Yard Thursday said it was investigating reports that calls to its anti-terrorism hotline were taped by someone not connected to the police. The incident reportedly ... Read more...

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Phone hacking cases against News Corp to be filed in US courts


April 12th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 12 (IANS) Law suits will be filed in US courts over alleged phone hacking by media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation. One case is reportedly linked to ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch urged to quit


April 3rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 3 (IANS) An influential shareholder has urged Rupert Murdoch to quit as chairman of the US-based News Corp so the company can appoint an independent leader.The Christian Brothers ... Read more...

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Scarlett’s vulnerable feelings


March 14th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 14 (IANS) Actress Scarlett Johansson felt vulnerable after her nude photos were leaked online last September.She took the pictures for her then husband Ryan Reynolds and she admits ... Read more...

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Rebekah Brooks, five others arrested for phone hacking


March 13th, 2012 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News International group, and her husband were among six people arrested Tuesday in the phone hacking ... Read more...

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James Murdoch resigns as News International chairman


February 29th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 29 (IANS) James Murdoch has stepped down as chairman of News International, the company announced Wednesday.The 39-year-old son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch relinquished his newspaper position to ... Read more...

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Murdoch to launch Sun on Sunday next week


February 20th, 2012 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) News Corporation chairman Rupert Murdoch will unveil the first issue of Sun on Sunday next week, The Telegraph reported.The widely-anticipated Sunday version of The Sun will ... Read more...

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Five employees of The Sun held in Britain


February 11th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 11 (IANS) Five employees of British newspaper The Sun, a police officer, an employee of the defence ministry and a member of the armed forces were arrested Saturday ... Read more...

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British journalists arrested for bribery


January 29th, 2012 - 9:18 am ICT by IANS
London, Jan 29 (IANS) Four former or current journalists of a British newspaper have been arrested on charges of bribing police.A 29-year-old police officer was also arrested at the London ... Read more...

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News of the World publisher pays phone-hacking victims


January 19th, 2012 - 9:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 19 (IANS) Dozens of celebrities and politicians have settled damages claims over the News of the World phone-hacking scandal, the Telegraph reported Thursday.Actor Jude Law, politician Lord ... Read more...

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James Murdoch quits boards of Sun, Times


November 23rd, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Murdoch media empire heir James Murdoch resigned Wednesday from the boards of News International's two newspaper companies -- The Sun and The Times.Murdoch is no longer ... Read more...

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James Murdoch resigns from the board of News Group Newspapers


November 23rd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) James Murdoch, heir to the Rupert Murdoch media empire, resigned from the board of News Group Newspapers last September, it has now emerged. The company is the ... Read more...

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Hugh Grant to testify in the phone hacking scandal


November 21st, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Nov 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The UK government is investigating the phone hacking scandal that rocked the country earlier this year. Several people have been lined up to testify in the enquiry. ... Read more...

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28 journalists involved in phone hacking scandal


November 15th, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 15 (IANS) At least 28 journalists were involved in the News of the World phone hacking scandal that ultimately forced owner Rupert Murdoch to shut down the ... Read more...

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Rupert Murdoch’s son faces MPs over phone hacking


November 10th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 10 (IANS) James Murdoch, News International chairman, Thursday appeared for the second time before British MPs regarding phone-hacking at the News of the World (NoW), BBC reported.He had ... Read more...

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British MPs to get beefed up security after foam-fiasco


October 18th, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 18 (IANS) A new security chief is likely to be appointed to oversee the protection of the Parliament following the "chaos" caused by a foam pie assault on ... Read more...

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Pakistani cricketers face London trial for spot-fixing


October 3rd, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 3 (IANS) The trio of Pakistani cricketers -- Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Aamer -- Tuesday will face the trial on the spot-fixing charges during the Test ... Read more...

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Alec Baldwin walks out on Emmys


September 19th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Sept 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actor Alec Baldwin has registered his protest against FOX by announcing that he will stay out of the Emmys on Monday. The actor is protesting against ... Read more...

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Julianne Hough’s phone hacked


August 31st, 2011 - 11:54 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Julianne Hough is the latest victim of phone hacking. Hundreds of voicemail messages and other confidential details on her mobile phone handset have been accessed. ... Read more...

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London riots report by year-end: Keith Vaz


August 18th, 2011 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Describing the London riots as an act of criminality, Keith Vaz, Britain's longest serving MP of Indian origin and head of parliament's inquiry committee into ... Read more...

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Phone hacking: UK police arrest former News of the World editor


August 10th, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British police on Wednesday arrested a twelfth person in relation to alleged phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World, officials said. It is believed to be ... Read more...

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News of the World’s ex-managing editor arrested


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 2 (IANS) Stuart Kuttner, ex-managing editor of the News of the World (NoW) and its most vocal public defender for 22 years, was arrested Tuesday.Kuttner, 71, the public ... Read more...

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Comedian who attacked Murdoch jailed for six weeks


August 3rd, 2011 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 2 (IANS) A comedian, held for throwing a foam pie at media mogul Rupert Murdoch during a parliamentary select committee hearing in the phone-hacking scandal, has been ... Read more...

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Phone hacking: UK police arrest former News of the World managing editor


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by BNO News
LONDON (BNO NEWS) -- British police on Thursday morning arrested an eleventh person in relation to alleged phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World, officials said. Reports said he is ... Read more...

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Jordan & Peter Andre fear that NOTW might have hacked their phone conversations


July 21st, 2011 - 9:32 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Katie Price and her ex-husband Peter Andre are dreading that their intimate sex secrets might have been accessed. The former couple fear that News of the World ... Read more...

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Cameron says hacking probe to be widened, regrets hiring Coulson (Second Lead)


July 20th, 2011 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 20 (IANS) British Prime Minister David Cameron Wednesday told members of the Commons that the probe into phone-hacking scandal would be widened, and "with hindsight" said ... Read more...

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