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# The Sun

Last month
January 2023
# UK royals
Jeremy Clarkson made Christmas Day apology to Harry and Meghan over article
The TV presenter said in his column in the Sun that he ‘hated’ the Duchess of Sussex.
Last year
# Complaints
The Sun apologises for Jeremy Clarkson column’s about Meghan Markle
A UK media regulator received more complaints about the column than it did in total in all of 2021.
Jeremy Clarkson's Meghan Markle column becomes most complained-about article to UK watchdog
Ipso said the piece, which was removed from The Sun’s website yesterday, had received more than 20,800 complaints as of 5pm today.
# Jeremy Clarkson
Paper removes Jeremy Clarkson's Markle column after over 12,000 complaints to UK press regulator
His column about his ‘hatred’ of Meghan Markle has been widely condemned.
All time
# Private Investigator
The Sun says it did not ask Meghan Markle investigator to act illegally
Daniel Hanks was paid to undertake ‘legitimate’ research on Meghan in 2016, News Group Newspapers said.
# Libel Trial
Johnny Depp applies to overturn ruling that he assaulted ex-wife Amber Heard
The actor lost a case against The Sun’s publisher last month.
# The Sun
Johnny Depp denied appeal against 'wife beater' libel ruling
A judge refused the actor permission to appeal against his ruling, but Depp can still apply directly to the Court of Appeal.
# London
Johnny Depp loses libel case against Sun publisher
The actor sued News Group Newspapers over a 2018 article which labelled him a “wife beater”.
# UK
Johnny Depp’s libel trial against The Sun enters final days
The court case relates to a 2018 newspaper article which labelled Depp a “wife beater”.
# libel case
Amber Heard claims she heard ‘rumour’ Johnny Depp pushed Kate Moss down stairs
The 34-year-old actor claims she feared Depp was “going to kill” her on several occasions.
# Defamation trial
Winona Ryder to give evidence in Johnny Depp's libel case against The Sun
The Hollywood star is suing the tabloid’s publisher for alleging he was violent towards ex-wife Amber Heard.
# Newspapers
Johnny Depp tells court he got superbug after his finger was severed
Depp is suing The Sun newspaper over an April 2018 article which labelled him a “wife beater”.
# libel case
'All hell would break loose' if I didn’t follow the rules, Johnny Depp tells UK High Court
The Hollywood actor is giving his fourth day of evidence in his libel action against The Sun newspaper
# London
Depp accuses ex-wife of 'building a dossier' as an 'insurance policy' during libel trial against The Sun
Depp says that a claim he was violent towards his ex-wife is ‘complete lies’.
# High Court
Johnny Depp quizzed on ‘violence’ and drugs on first day of libel trial
The 57-year-old actor is suing the tabloid’s publisher News Group Newspapers.
# amber heard
Johnny Depp in breach of court order in libel case against Sun newspaper, UK High Court rules
The actor is suing the tabloid’s publisher and its executive editor over an April 2018 article which referred to him as a “wife beater”.
# London
Johnny Depp wants 'vindication' in libel case over article in The Sun describing him as a 'wife-beater'
Lawyers for Depp set out their stall at a hearing in London today.
# Legal Action
Prince Harry sues the Sun and Daily Mirror over alleged phone hacking
It comes in the same week the Duchess of Sussex sued the Mail on Sunday.
# uk media
'Don't Buy The Sun' trends after English cricketer Ben Stokes hits out at 'lowest form of journalism'
The paper ran a story about a family tragedy that happened before Stokes was born.
# Anger
England star Stokes calls The Sun's reporting of family tragedy 'immoral' and 'heartless'
The newspaper today published front-page details of a tragedy that happened before Stokes was born.
# On the Move
Man United agree deal worth €89 million for Leicester defender Maguire - reports
The Foxes had been holding out for the mammoth transfer fee as Solskjaer’s squad conitues to take shape.
# influencing 101
Curious as to how much money influencers make? These women broke it down for their followers
How much is an Instagram worth, then?
# we have liftoff
NASA's Parker probe has finally gotten off the ground - and is headed for the Sun
After an aborted launch yesterday, the Parker space probe finally got its seven-year mission to the Sun under way this morning.
# loch ness monster
A lot of people are talking about The Sun's front page
‘Great Britain or Great Betrayal.’
# new ink
England star Raheem Sterling defends gun tattoo amid tabloid outrage
The England winger came in for criticism from The Sun newspaper after showing off the ink, but has now explained that it has a deeper meaning than glorifying weapons.
# from jezza with love
Jeremy Corbyn hits back at The Sun's 'commie spy' claims, calling them 'a little bit James Bond'
The British Labour leader says UK ‘media barons’ are running scared.
# suspended
Eddie Hearn removes Ohara Davies from London show for 'unacceptable' Sun comments
Davies’ support for The Sun newspaper was widely condemned, most notably by sportspeople from Liverpool.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Was the burgundy passport 'enforced' on Britain when it joined the EU?
Today the Conservative Party said the UK’s exit from the EU gives it an opportunity to restore its national identity.
# sun wot won it
'Stunning Brexit victory': The Sun claims credit for UK passports becoming blue again
In its story announcing the news, The Sun said that the UK government had agreed to its demands.
# Brexit
The UK Sun lashes out at Leo Varadkar, says he should 'shut his gob on Brexit and grow up'
The Sun’s editorial comment came following strong words from Varadkar at a European Union summit in Sweden yesterday.
# exclusively reveal
BBC's Newsnight expertly trolled The Sun after its front page said BBC staff sleep on the job
# The Sun
Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax avoids jail
Six years ago Darren Martyn and others redirected users from The Sun’s website to a page that said Rupert Murdoch was dead.
# Front Pages
''Terror at the Arena' - British papers react to Manchester atrocity
The Sun described the attack as a “Slaughter of the Innocents”.
# public backlash
Kelvin MacKenzie leaves Sun 'by mutual consent' after comparing footballer to gorilla
The columnist was suspended from the newspaper after making the controversial comments.
# oh no he's not
The Sun has mistakenly reported that Prince Philip has died
The article appeared on site for a few minutes before being removed, but still shows up on Google.
# The Sun
Irish hacker behind Rupert Murdoch suicide hoax is now cybercrime fighter, court told
He told gardaí he took part in the hacking in retaliation for the UK media company’s involvement in the phone hacking scandal.
# Kelvin Mackenzie
The Sun apologises for Ross Barkley column, says 'there was never any slur intended'
The column by Kelvin MacKenzie compared Barkley to a gorilla.
# Racism
Sun suspends Kelvin MacKenzie over 'unfunny' Ross Barkley column
Merseyside Police are investigating whether his comments constitute a ‘racial hate crime’.
# Reaction
Some British newspapers had a different perspective on the death of Martin McGuinness
The Daily Mail in the UK ran with a picture depicting IRA bombings.
# Hacked
Hacker avoids jail after sending readers of The Sun to page saying Rupert Murdoch had killed himself
Judge Martin Nolan said that as far as he knew, “Mr Murdoch is still happily living.”