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Murdoch hacking case

Hacking - did James Murdoch know about police corruption?

15 November 2011
The Leveson inquiry into the News International (NI) scandal opened with claims that phone hacking had been widespread.

Bribes and state secrets to stop story

20 September 2011
Rupert Murdoch’s News International has made a £3 million offer to the family of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler. It is an attempt to settle the phone hacking case that led to the closure of the News of the World.

Met police phone hack cover-up unravels - again

20 September 2011
The Metropolitan Police force was humiliated this week when a judge rejected the evidence of one of its supergrasses, Gary Eaton.

Phone hacking: what did News International bosses know?

06 September 2011
As parliament returns, News International executives will face more questioning.

Pressure grows on News International and Cameron over hacking scandal

30 August 2011
David Cameron continues to be mired in the phone hacking scandal.

Phone hacking scandal: passing the blame

23 August 2011
The key players at the top of the phone-hacking saga have in effect accused each other of lying.

Met detective ‘harassed’ by News of the World

23 August 2011
Former News of the World (NotW) editor, Rebekah Brooks, had a meeting at the Metropolitan Police headquarters on 9 January 2003.

Damning evidence from Daniel Morgan murder inquest

23 August 2011
The 1988 inquest into Daniel Morgan’s death contains damning revelations that resonate today.

Daniel Morgan: The stench of corruption underlies murder cover-up

23 August 2011
The hacking scandal continues to mire the Metropolitan Police, News International and prime minister David Cameron in filth.

More rot exposed as hacking scandal widens

09 August 2011
Lawyers acting for the family of a murdered private detective have called for a new public inquiry which could shed more light on corrupt relationships between the police and the media.

Andy Coulson is accused over Sheridan trial

26 July 2011
Andy Coulson, the prime minister’s former spin doctor, is being investigated by police for allegedly committing perjury while working for David Cameron in Downing Street.

Merlin Emmanuel: 'Murdoch is irreparably tainted'

26 July 2011
"For far too long, Rupert Murdoch has pulled the strings of our politicians, police and media.

News International: Cameron's in crisis as scandal unravels

26 July 2011
The phone hacking scandal continues to engulf the political establishment.

Hacking was everywhere - and it was hilarious

26 July 2011
Phone hacking was not confined to the News of the World but was widespread at other newspapers, including the Daily Mirror.

Jean Charles De Menezes family hacked

19 July 2011
The family of Jean Charles De Menezes, the man killed by police on the London Underground in 2005, had their phones hacked by the Murdoch empire. Malicious lies about Jean appeared in the press.

The hacking scandal: the facts they wish you didn’t know

19 July 2011
<a href='graphics/2011/keep/policefoi.pdf'>Download documents showing News International hospitality accepted by police officers John Yates and Andy Hayman</a> 180kb PDF

Hacking issues at the Daily Mail

19 July 2011
Daily Mail editor Paul Dacre this week claimed he had never "countenanced" phone hacking at the newspaper.

The crisis ain't in the bag

19 July 2011
A bag containing a laptop and "private papers" was found in a car park close to the apartment Rebekah Brooks shares with her husband Charlie on Monday.

Did Boris Johnson help plot against News of the World journalist?

19 July 2011
London mayor Boris Johnson and fellow Etonian Darius Guppy were recorded on tape in 1990 planning to beat up a News of the World journalist.

News of the World whistleblower found dead

19 July 2011
Sean Hoare, the first named News of the World journalist to speak out about phone hacking at the paper, was found dead on Monday.

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