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# Leveson
Heard at Leveson: Piers Morgan taught Jeremy Paxman how to hack phones
The tutorial happened at a lunch attended by Ulrika Johnson – who was teased by the tabloid editor about her relationship with the then English football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson.
# Hacking
News of the World ‘commissioned surveillance of critical MP’ – emails
Emails obtained by Tom Watson MP, an outspoken critic of Rupert Murdoch’s press, indicate surveillance to try and find details of an extramarital affair.
# Inquiry
Investigation launched into donations for British culture secretary
The British parliament’s commissioner for standards has opened an inquiry into allegations Jeremy Hunt failed to register donations from media companies.
# Hacking
Rebekah Brooks and husband to face criminal charges over hacking inquiry
Rebekah and Charlie Brooks have been charged with perverting the course of justice for hindering investigations.
Voices
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Leveson
7 things we learned from the Leveson inquiry this week
From Rupert Murdoch’s TV favourites to David Cameron’s text message lessons…
Voices
Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.
# Hacking
Murdoch "not a fit person" to run Sky - MPs
A House of Commons committee says News International and the News of the World misled it over the phone-hacking scandal.
# Leveson
Murdoch: Fallout from hacking scandal 'changed my entire company'
The 81-year-old tells Leveson: “I failed, and I’m sorry about it,” adding later: “We are now a new company altogether.”
# Leveson
Murdoch testimony puts pressure on British government minister
Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is under pressure to resign following testimony from James Murdoch at the Leveson inquiry yesterday. Rupert Murdoch appears before the media inquiry today.
# Canoe Man
Sky News: We hacked in the public interest
Sky News authorised a journalist to access emails of individuals suspected of criminal activity.
# vatileaks
Vatican launches rare criminal probe into leaks
The Vatican is investigating the leak of confidential documents that allege corruption and financial mismanagement among Holy See officials.
# Hacking
Rebekah Brooks and husband among six arrested in hacking probe
The Metropolitan Police have said that five men and one woman have been arrested in connection with phone hacking this morning.
# Closed
Shutdown: UK’s media watchdog closed in wake of phone hacking scandal
The Press Complaints Commission will be replaced with an interim body before a radically different regulator is set up in the wake of the Leveson inquiry.
# horsing around
Cameron admits: I did ride Rebekah Brooks's ex-police horse
The revelation comes after days of speculation about the British prime minister’s relationship with the former News International executive and her former police horse.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Thursday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# horsing around
Did David Cameron ride the ex-police horse that was lent to Rebekah Brooks?
A report indicates that it might well have happened, raising new questions about the British prime minister’s relationship with the former News International executive who resigned over phone hacking.
# Hacked
Rebekah Brooks was hacked by NoTW while editing sister paper The Sun
The Leveson inquiry today heard evidence from one police investigator who said the former News International chief executive was targeted on a weekly basis.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces that you may have missed…
# stepping down
James Murdoch steps down as executive chair of News International
The son of media tycoon Rupert Murdoch had been under considerable pressure over the ongoing phone hacking scandal.
# horsing around
Scotland Yard loaned a police horse to Rebekah Brooks
The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was lent the retired horse for two years by the Metropolitan Police.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
All the day’s main news as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed in one handy round-up…
# Hacking
The Sun had a 'culture of illegal payments to sources' says police chief
The senior police officer leading the phone hacking probe gave evidence to the Leveson inquiry into media ethics today.
# Sun on Sunday
Sun on Sunday goes on sale in Britain and Ireland
The paper has launched a Sunday edition less than year after News International shut down its Sunday tabloid, the News of The World.
# Hacking
Cherie Blair to sue News Corporation over phone hacking
The wife of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair is taking legal action against the former publisher of the News of The World newspaper.
# The Sun
The Sun to launch new Sunday version this weekend
The new paper will fill the gap left when The News of the World closed last summer at the height of the hacking scandal.
# Eircom
More than 8,000 Eircom StudyHub customers hacked in data breach
Usernames and passwords were compromised in the attack on the exam support service.
# Hacking
Watch: Journalists give evidence to Leveson inquiry
The inquiry set up in the wake of the News of the World hacking scandal continues to receive witness testimonies today.
# Sunday Sun
British MP claims 'Sunday Sun' to launch in April
Labour MP Tom Watson has made the claim today. News International has declined to comment.
# Hacking
Politicians, celebs and sports stars among those to settle hacking claims
News International admitted it paid a private investigator to hack phones and blag information about a number of high profile figures in the UK who received compensation yesterday.
# Review 2011
2011: The Year in Numbers
From #aras11 to #ge11, from Ireland’s economic black hole to the controversial household charge: We bring you all the important numbers of 2011.
# Review 2011
#ge11, #Egypt, #tigerblood: the year in Twitter hashtags
From our own #aras11 to the devastation of the #Japan earthquake and tsunami, here’s how some of 2011′s most defining events were captured on Twitter…
# Anonymous
Anonymous hackers target US security think tank Stratfor
Thousands of personal details and credit card information were stolen from the Stratfor site, according to hackers.
# Media
Serving police officer arrested in corruption probe
The 52-year-old woman was arrested this morning by police investigating alleged illegal payments from journalists to officers.
# Hacking
Murdoch says he received crucial hacking emails - but he didn't read them
James Murdoch received emails indicating phone hacking at the News of The World went beyond one reporter but he maintains he did not read them.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
In tonight’s Fix: Good news for Kevin Cardiff, new twists in the hacking scandal; a challenge to Putin; and the buzz for ‘Tallafornia’ is only mighty.