Rebekah Brooks


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.

post 20 January 2015
Read more from Jon on Snowblog No tears for the passing of the Sun's page 3 anachronism

There's no topless page 3 girl in today's edition of the Sun newspaper - but in the age of the internet, didn't the feature become obsolete many years ago?

article 04 September 2014 UK
by Phone hacking: Clooney to direct the movie

News that George Clooney is to direct a movie about the phone hacking scandal has caused a buzz - but who should he cast? Channel 4 News' Hayley Barlow has some tongue-in-cheek suggestions.

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".

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?

article 26 June 2014 UK
Rebekah Brooks
Rebekah Brooks: 'I am innocent and feel vindicated'

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.

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.

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 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.