News of the World


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.

post 25 June 2014
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog It's not just phones that have been hacked, it's British power

It has been called the Trial of the Century and cost millions of pounds. But the phone hacking trial also raises serious questions about our political system.

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.

video 24 June 2014 UK

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Prescott told Cameron: 'Do not take this man' - video

John Prescott, phone-hacked by the News of the World and Ian Kirby, the paper's former political editor debate whether David Cameron vetted Andy Coulson before making him No 10 comms chief.

article 24 June 2014 UK
Rebekah Brooks (Reuters)
Rebekah Brooks: social butterfly with an iron will

News of the World editor, lover of Andy Coulson, protegee of Rupert Murdoch - the extent of Rebekah Brooks's connections with the rich and powerful became clear during the phone-hacking trial.