Rebekah Brooks is appointed chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's News UK, a year after being cleared of phone hacking charges.
More than £1m in damages are awarded to celebrities, including Paul Gascoigne, Sadie Frost, Shane Ritchie and Alan Yentob over phone hacking by Mirror Group Newspapers.
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.
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 prime minister's former spin doctor Andy Coulson faces a retrial over charges of plotting to bribe corrupt officials while he was editor of News of the World.
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?
It was the trial that had everything - cats, pizzas, witches and Fairy Liquid. Here's an alphabetical guide to what happened over eight months at the Old Bailey's court 12.
Speaking for the first time since being acquitted, former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks reiterates her innocence, thanks the jury, and promises to support former colleagues in future trials.