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Murdoch hacking case


'The political pollution of the Met is extraordinary'

29 May 2012
The hackgate scandal has often focused on the hacking of celebrities’ mobile phones and emails. But the reason that it has caused such a stir among the political class is because it exposes the corruption that runs through the British establishment.

The Untouchables - corruption in the Met police

29 May 2012
Eight years ago Laurie Flynn and Michael Gillard wrote The Untouchables. It exposed the police corruption at the heart of Scotland Yard—and the criminal links between cops, News International and politicians.

Tories' panic mounts as Cameron's chum Rebekah Brooks charged

15 May 2012
Tory Prime minister David Cameron’s close friends are to be charged with perverting the course of justice.

Tories in the spotlight at Leveson inquiry

08 May 2012
The Tories are worried about the evidence that was due to be produced this week at the Leveson inquiry. They have demanded that senior ministers be allowed to see evidence from Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson in advance.

Know your enemy: James Murdoch

01 May 2012
James Murdoch, Junior media baron

Tim: Murdoch at the Leveson inquiry

01 May 2012

Murdoch scandal: links to an unsolved murder

01 May 2012
The police and the Crown Prosecution Service have completed a report into the collapse of a murder trial last year.

The minister in the Murdochs’ pocket

01 May 2012
Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt colluded with James Murdoch to push through the controversial £8 billion Sky deal.

No deal? Murdoch didn't even have to ask

01 May 2012
David Cameron covered up his meetings with Rupert Murdoch.

New scandal hits Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation

27 March 2012
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation is accused of giving a hacking website the information needed to produce smart cards that offered free access to a rival pay-TV broadcaster.

Hackgate: ‘power couple’ Rebekah and Charlie Brooks arrested

13 March 2012
Police arrested top Murdoch lieutenant Rebekah Brooks on Tuesday—along with her husband Charlie Brooks.

The Daniel Morgan case and Hackgate: anatomy of a scandal

06 March 2012
<a href="#fru">Force Research Unit</a> | <a href="#cam">David Cameron</a> | <a href="#mor">Daniel Morgan</a> | <a href="#met">Metropolitan Police</a> | <a href="#cook">David Cook</a> | <a href="#reb">Rebekah Brooks</a> | <a href="#rees">Jonathan Rees</a> | <a href="#sid">Sid Fillery</a> | <a href="#chip">Chipping Norton set</a> | <a href="#mar">Alex Marunchak</a> | <a href="#coul">Andy Coulson</a>

Daniel Morgan murder: Police corruption at heart of hacking scandal unravels

29 February 2012
James Murdoch resigned as the head of News International today, Wednesday. Police officers told the Leveson inquiry into press standards that they felt unable to continue a search at News International headquarters because they felt intimidated.

Phone hacking scandal laps at David Cameron’s feet

28 February 2012
The latest revelations in the phone hacking scandal have brought it back to the door of Number 10—and prime minister David Cameron.

Sun arrests shed light on police corruption

14 February 2012
Police arrested five senior figures on the Sun newspaper last weekend.

‘What we’re doing is illegal, isn’t it?’—meet the crooks who bribed the cops

14 February 2012
In 1999 Metropolitan police chief Sir John Stevens declared, "We now realise that while we did deal with the ‘rotten apples’, the approach did not destroy the tree from which they had been picked.

Fresh arrest hints at hacking corruption

17 January 2012
Metropolitan Police officer Dave Cook was arrested on suspicion of misconduct in a public office last week.

Hacking: Theresa May accused of ‘stonewalling’ over murder

13 December 2011
The brother of murdered private detective Daniel Morgan has accused home secretary Theresa May of stonewalling.

Daniel Morgan’s murder exposes a murky world of lies and deceit

06 December 2011
The unsolved killing of Daniel Morgan in 1987 is one of Britain’s most investigated murders.

Former British agent says News of the World hacked his computer

06 December 2011
The hacking scandal continues to cover the Metropolitan Police, News International and David Cameron in filth.

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