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Met employed former Irish NotW editor
London police employed Alex Marunchak as an interpretator for the service between 1980 and 2000 – while he was still working for the News of the World.
Irish Mail on Sunday editor ‘targeted by Mulcaire NotW phone hacking’
Sebastian Hamilton, the editor of the Irish Mail on Sunday, is one of two MoS figures who may have been targeted.
# Hacking
News of the Unscrews: NotW sign disappears from Wapping
The end of the World at Wapping…
Rupert Murdoch signs public apology public over phone-hacking
A full-page advert in all of today’s British papers says sorry for the “serious wrongdoing that occurred” at NotW.
# Phone Hacking
Timeline: News of the World hacking scandal
As Rebekah Brooks bows to pressure to resign, take a look back at events leading up to the scandal…
# News International
Meet the new CEO of News International... Tom Mockridge
Who is Tom Mockridge? 9 things you probably don’t know about the Sky Italia boss who stepped into Rebekah Brooks’s shoes today.
# rebekah brooks
Rebekah Brooks resigns from News International
Former News of the World editor says she is sorry and feels “a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt”.
Under-fire Murdoch insists: "We've handled crisis extremely well"
His comments came as an FBI investigation into alleged attempts to hack the phones of 9/11 victims was confirmed.
# Phone Hacking
Murdochs agree to be questioned by UK parliament
Meanwhile, in the United States, the FBI have opened an investigation into allegations the Murdoch media empire sought to hack into the phones of 11 September victims.
# Hacking
Brooks to be questioned by parliament over hacking
But what will Rupert and James Murdoch do?
# Hacking
Hacking: Another arrest with calls for US probe and Murdoch to face questions
The phone hacking scandal that has engulfed Rupert Murdoch’s media empire has spread to the US.
# Hacking
News Corp withdraws bid for BSkyB
It follows the controversy surrounding the allegations that newspapers owned by its proprietor Ruper Murdoch were involved in phone-hacking.
US senator demands investigation into possible 9/11 phone-hacking
Highly-regarded senator Jay Rockefeller says the fallout from the News of the World raises ‘serious questions’.
British government to pressure Murdoch to abandon BSkyB bid
Britain’s Conservative Party has indicated that it will support the opposition in calling for News Corp boss Rupert Murdoch to withdraw his bid “in the public interest”.
MPs to quiz cops on failure to investigate phone-hacking
The assistant commissioner of the Metropolitan Police will be grilled on why he chose not to reopen inquiries in 2009.
# News Corp
Shareholders sue News Corp over hacking scandal
A group of News Corporation shareholders are suing the media conglomerate over what they claim are large-scale governance failures surrounding the British phone-hacking case.
# Anonymous
Hacker group Anonymous warns UK police and judges to 'brace' themselves
A senior figure within Anonymous is thought to have given a warning that ‘tomorrow is the beginning’.
# Hacked
Gordon Brown's bank account and medical records hacked
Former PM’s bank account may have been illegally accesses by The Sunday Times, while The Sun obtained his son’s medical records.
NotW emails: Police 'sold royal family's mobile phone numbers'
Emails discovered in 2007 and handed over to investigators last month claim corruption among police guarding the Royals.
# Hacking
News International chief Rebekah Brooks faces police quiz
The former News of the World editor is likely to be questioned by officers investigating the phone-hacking scandal.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Sunday
In today’s Fix: broken election promises, long-lost paintings, the last day of Oxegen and a final hidden message from staff at the News of the World…
UK Labour leader calls to delay BSkyB takeover
The Liberal Democrats – currently in coalition with the Conservatives – have hinted at supporting the opposition in calls to postpone the proposed takeover.
News of the World bids readers goodbye
The newspaper has printed its final edition after 168 years in circulation amid a phone-hacking scandal that has caused widespread outrage.
Guardian 'warned Cameron' over Coulson's jobs for criminal PIs
Did Downing Street know about Andy Coulson’s investigators and their problems with the law? The Guardian says: Yes.
Murdoch jets in to handle hacking crisis - as his son could face prosecution
All of this while police investigate claims that a senior executive deleted ‘millions’ of incriminating emails…
Andy Coulson released after arrest over phone hacking
Earlier today, David Cameron defended hiring former advisor Andy Coulson, saying he deserved a ‘second chance’.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Friday
In today’s Fix: leaked NOTW audio; the end of an era for NASA’s shuttles; and no more casual Fridays at the Dáil…
Listen: Staff accuse Rebekah Brooks of arrogance during NOTW closure meeting
Rebekah Brooks also warned staff of more News of the World revelations.
UK police search second tabloid in phone hacking investigation
Meanwhile, former NOTW editor Rebekah Brooks meets with the newspaper’s staff to discuss its impending closure.
# Markets
BSkyB shares fall - but barely a blip for News Corp
Shares in the commercial broadcaster suffer as the UK government says it will take its time on a News Corp takeover.