Rebekah Brooks is appointed chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's News UK, a year after being cleared of phone hacking charges.
With just under five weeks to go to the general election, who do the forecasters think will be left holding the keys to Downing Street?
Ian Edmondson pleads guilty to conspiring with hacker Glenn Mulcaire to listen to the voicemails of a host of celebrities, politicians and royalty between 2000 and 2006.
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is formally charged with three counts of perjury in a hearing in Scotland.
As David Cameron's former communications chief Andy Coulson is sentenced to 18 months in prison for conspiracy to intercept voicemail messages, the prime minister says "no-one is above the law".
In order to tell the truth about the world of tabloid editors and their political friends, you have to depict a world with no light or saving human virtues.
The acquittals of Rebekah Brooks and five other defendants at the phone hacking trial was good news for Rupert Murdoch. But what, asks Martin Hickman, is the longer-term outlook for his global empire?
A tabloid editor rises to the top, in the process laying bare the establishment's corruption. But Richard Bean's Great Britain bears no resemblance to any characters, living or dead.
Former News of the World Managing Editor Stuart Kuttner tells Channel 4 News that the closure of the News of the World was a bleak day for the paper's hardworking staff - and their readers.