News of the World


article 02 September 2015 UK
Rebekah Brooks (Reuters)
Rebekah Brooks returns as Murdoch newspaper chief

Rebekah Brooks is appointed chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's News UK, a year after being cleared of phone hacking charges.

article 01 April 2015 Politics
Ed Miliband with David Cameron and Nick Clegg (Reuters)
Election 2015: who do the pundits think will win?

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?

article 03 October 2014 UK
Ian Edmondson
Former News of the World journalist admits hacking

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.

article 06 August 2014 UK
Coulson charged with perjury in Sheridan case

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is formally charged with three counts of perjury in a hearing in Scotland.

article 04 July 2014 UK
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson (Reuters)
Phone hacking: Andy Coulson sentenced to 18 months

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".

post 01 July 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Why not everyone laughed at the NT's hilarious new satire

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.

article 30 June 2014 UK, United States
Rupert Murdoch (Getty Images)
What does the phone-hacking trial mean for News Corp?

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?

post 27 June 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog NT farce that sheds light on the murky world of tabloids

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.

article 25 June 2014 UK
Former News of the World Managing Editor Stuart Kuttner
'I suspect Murdoch regrets shutting NoW' - video

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.