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Princess Diana leaked a royal phone book to the News of the World
The claim was made by the paper’s former royal editor.
Ex-prison officer arrested in London media conduct probe
The 39-year-old is being questioned in relation to suspected misconduct in office and corruption.
Six journalists arrested in fresh phone hacking probe
Three men and three women are being questioned on suspicion of conspiracy to intercept phone messages.
Brooks and Coulsen charged over payments to public officials
Andy Coulsen and Rebekah Brooks, two former senior figures at News International, have been charged over alleged corrupt payments to public officials.
More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge
In the texts, Cameron praises a horse he rode while Brooks tells him that she cried during his speech at a Conservative Party conference.
Former Irish NOTW editor reportedly among two arrested over hacking
Alex Marunchak, who was formerly the editor of the Irish edition of the News of the World, was reportedly arrested this morning in connection with alleged computer hacking.
David Cameron to address Leveson inquiry next week
Former PMs Gordon Brown and John Major also lined up to appear at media ethics inquiry.
Andy Coulson charged with perjury after hours of questioning
The charges relate to a high-profile perjury case against politician Tommy Sheridan.
The Daily Fix: Wednesday
Your essential evening round-up of the day’s biggest news…
Woman arrested in London in connection with phone hacking scandal
The 42-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of money laundering offences.
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.
Ex-News of the World editor joins NY Daily News
Colin Myler will now go head-to-head with the Murdoch-owned New York Post in the city’s daily tabloid sales war.
18th person arrested over UK phone hacking
A 41-year-old man was arrested this morning and is being held in south London on suspicion of conspiring to access voicemails and pervert the course of justice.
UK: Woman arrested in connection with phone-hacking probe
A woman has been arrested in England as part of the investigation into phone-hacking by the press.
Celebrities to testify at UK phone hacking inquiry
Public figures including Hugh Grant, JK Rowling and Sienna Miller are to appear alongside other alleged phone hacking victims including Madeleine McCann’s father.
News of the World spied on Prince William
The tabloid paid ex-policeman Derek Webb to track hundreds of people over an eight-year period.
Milly Dowler's family offered £3m settlement by News International
The sum is one of the largest settlements ever considered by a news organisation – and reflects how the News of the World interfered with a police investigation and gave the Dowler family false hope that the schoolgirl was still alive.
Celebrities to take part in hacking inquiry
Harry Potter author JK Rowling is among the 46 victims of hacking or press intrusion who have been invited to give evidence at an inquiry into the scandal.
James Murdoch faces more questions amid new hacking saga developments
Murdoch junior must answer more questions from MPs, it has emerged, on another day of new developments in the phone hacking saga that has rocked the Rupert Murdoch-owned News Corporation.
Scotland Yard detective arrested over phone hacking inquiry
Meanwhile, the second person arrested today is reported to have worked for the News of the World.
Hollywood reporter the thirteenth arrest in phone hacking scandal: report
The arrest of James Desborough is seen as a significant development in the scandal that has rocked the UK establishment.
New files 'cast doubt' on James Murdoch's hacking evidence
Culture, Media and Sport Committee likely to recall Tom Crone, Colin Myler and James Murdoch to clarify points made during the first hearing.
Twelfth person arrested over phone hacking allegations
London police have arrested a 61-year-old man in connection with the ongoing investigation into the alleged hacking of phone messages.
Mirror group facing hacking claims
Lawyer says his clients will be filing hacking claims against the Trinity Mirror group in the coming weeks as the hacking controversy spreads to a second publication.
'Jonnie Marbles' jailed over Murdoch attack
The comedian attacked 80-year-old Rupert Murdoch with a shaving-foam pie during a House of Commons committee meeting.
New arrest in NOTW phone hacking investigation
Police in London have arrested a man believed to have been a key figure at News International.
The Daily Fix: Thursday
Energy regulator backs rise in Bord Gáis prices, Corrib ‘rape tape’ report released, and amazing video of a whale’s ‘thank you’ dance after being freed from fishing nets…
News of the World targeted phone given to Sara Payne as a gift
Sara Payne, whose eight-year-old daughter Sarah was abducted and murdered in 2000, wrote a column for the News of the World’s final edition.
News of the World staff offered new jobs... in Siberia
Staff who were made redundant in the aftermath of the phone-hacking scandal have been left out in the cold… literally.
Listen: Piers Morgan drawn into hacking scandal after 2009 interview emerges
The TV presenter and former editor has denied any involvement in alleged phone hacking.
Column: We can’t let phone hacking stifle the press
The media plays a crucial role in society, and tabloids will always be a part of that, writes crime reporter Abigail Rieley.
Milly Dowler detective taken off case after complaints over leak
Fellow officer complained about detective’s conduct, Surrey Police have said.
'Smackdown sister': Chinese bloggers hail Murdoch's wife as role model
Wendi Deng’s slapping assault on her husband’s foam pie attacker has turned her into a sensation in her native country.
Poll: Do you believe the Murdochs' claims of ignorance?
Rupert and James Murdoch said they knew little of what went on at the News of the World. Do you believe them?
'Jonnie Marbles' charged over Murdoch pie attack
A 26-year-old comedian is accused of ‘harassment’ after the media mogul was smeared with shaving foam yesterday.
LIVEBLOG: Rebekah Brooks before House of Commons select committee
The former chief executive of News International appears before the UK Select Committee on Culture, Media and Sport on the phone-hacking scandal in the News of the World.
Watch Rebekah Brooks face questioning over NOTW phone-hacking
A House of Commons committee is asking questions about the phone-hacking affair. Watch it live here.
Column: A reputation can be ruined... but it can also recover
Former trader Nick Leeson says there is a big difference in the motivation behind resignations of Rebekah Brooks and police chief Paul Stephenson – and it could make all the difference to how they rebuild their personal reputations.