article 25 June 2014 UK
by How the hacking trial unfolded: claims and counter-claims

It was one of the longest trials in English legal history that changed the media landscape and gave the public an unflinching glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous.

article 25 June 2014 UK
Milly Dowler's older sister Gemma gives a video message on phone hacking
PM must keep his promises: Milly Dowler's sister - video

Gemma Dowler calls on the prime minister to keep the promises he made to her family that press regulation would be strengthened. Her teenage sister Milly's phone was hacked after she disappeared.

article 25 June 2014 UK
by End of the World: what really happened behind Wapping walls

When the phone-hacking allegations piled up and eventually took down the News of the World, Hayley Barlow was there to witness it all. Here is her story.

article 02 May 2014 UK
by How Clifford wilted under the spotlight of his own publicity

Max Clifford was the go-to publicist for some of the world's most famous celebrities. But he lost control when he became the centre of the story, writes Kunal Dutta.

article 27 February 2014 UK
Steve Coogan and Toby Young speaking to Jon Snow on Channel 4 News
Coogan: Daily Mail should apologise for past mistakes too

Actor Steve Coogan tells Channel 4 News that the Daily Mail has been acting 'like a playground bully' over the story about Harriet Harman and past links between the NCCL and a paedophile group.

post 30 October 2013
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Royal charter signed off

Why are some supporters of the royal charter convinced it will eventually work? The answer lies in the carrots and sticks woven into all this.

post 30 October 2013
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Press charter, courts, 1680s and all that

Buckingham Palace will be unhappy that a royal prerogative, meant to be above contention and a symbol of unity and agreed public interest, is being squabbled over to the last fence but today they had

article 30 October 2013 UK
Newspapers lose battle to stop parties' royal charter

Newspaper publishers say they will push for a judicial review after they were refused an injunction to stop ministers going to the privy council to seek the Queen's approval for a new royal charter.

post 24 October 2013
Read more from Siobhan Kennedy Newspapers shun government's royal charter on press regulation

The gulf between the newspaper industry and the politicians' plans for regulating them is yawning wider than ever.