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Rupert Murdoch has changed News International's name... to News UK
# Hacking
# Hacking

Rupert Murdoch has changed News International's name... to News UK

Jun 26th 2013, 11:05 AM 2,723 Views 7 Comments

The name-change is part of a broader restructuring and splitting of Murdoch’s newspaper and entertainment operations.

Sun reporter, prison officer charged in British bribery probe
# Allegations
# Allegations

Sun reporter, prison officer charged in British bribery probe

Jun 18th 2013, 3:54 PM 3,324 Views 5 Comments

Journalist Nick Parker faces three counts of conspiracy to commit misconduct over alleged payments to a prison officer and police officer.

The Sun has just issued this apology...
# So Sorry
From The Daily Edge
# So Sorry

The Sun has just issued this apology...

Jun 13th 2013, 11:57 AM 3,512 Views 3 Comments

No comment.

Listen to the conversation that got X-Factor judge Tulisa arrested
# Drugs Arrest
From The Daily Edge
# Drugs Arrest

Listen to the conversation that got X-Factor judge Tulisa arrested

Jun 4th 2013, 3:04 PM 5,198 Views 1 Comment

The N-Dubz singer was caught in a sting by The Sun newspaper.

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks
# Hacktivists
# Hacktivists

Four LulzSec hackers sentenced to jail for "cowardly and vindictive" attacks

May 16th 2013, 8:57 PM 12,291 Views 84 Comments

“You cared nothing for the privacy of others but did everything you could through your computer activities to hide your own identities while seeking publicity,” a judge told the four men.

Telegraph forced into U-turn on Kelvin MacKenzie column following complaints
# Dropped
From The42
# Dropped

Telegraph forced into U-turn on Kelvin MacKenzie column following complaints

Apr 6th 2013, 2:34 PM 8,589 Views 11 Comments

The former Sun editor oversaw the paper’s controversial reporting on the Hillsborough disaster.

Space weather: What on earth is that anyway?
# Solar Storms
# Solar Storms

Space weather: What on earth is that anyway?

Apr 4th 2013, 6:31 AM 6,055 Views 5 Comments

(Well, it’s not on Earth, for one thing).

11 (somewhat) plausible reasons why Liverpool lost to Oldham in the FA Cup yesterday
# Tongue In Cheek
From The42
# Tongue In Cheek

11 (somewhat) plausible reasons why Liverpool lost to Oldham in the FA Cup yesterday

Jan 28th 2013, 7:30 AM 3,281 Views 5 Comments

Warning: contains a healthy dose of irony.

Ryanair to issue defamation proceedings against The Sun
# Fuel
# Fuel

Ryanair to issue defamation proceedings against The Sun

Dec 31st 2012, 11:36 AM 15,320 Views 0 Comments

The airline said that they had decided to take legal action over what they termed as “false and inaccurate claims”.

Budget 2013: How today's front pages reacted
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: How today's front pages reacted

Dec 6th 2012, 8:20 AM 15,491 Views 37 Comments

From respite care to maternity benefit to PRSI, today’s newspapers saw Budget 2013 as a broad hit on many groups in society.

Louis Walsh 'completely vindicated' by Sun publisher's €500k settlement
# Settled
# Settled

Louis Walsh 'completely vindicated' by Sun publisher's €500k settlement

Nov 28th 2012, 2:15 PM 8,811 Views 30 Comments

The High Court was told this morning that the pop manager’s High Court defamation case against Newsgroup had been settled.

Louis Walsh takes defamation case against Newsgroup
# Louis Walsh
# Louis Walsh

Louis Walsh takes defamation case against Newsgroup

Nov 28th 2012, 8:34 AM 7,755 Views 0 Comments

The X Factor judge is suing over an article published in the Sun newspaper in June last year.

Brooks and Coulsen charged over payments to public officials
# Charged
# Charged

Brooks and Coulsen charged over payments to public officials

Nov 20th 2012, 11:17 AM 3,684 Views 4 Comments

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
# Leveson
# Leveson

More texts between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks emerge

Nov 4th 2012, 10:18 AM 11,784 Views 18 Comments

In the texts, Cameron praises a horse he rode while Brooks tells him that she cried during his speech at a Conservative Party conference.

Kelvin MacKenzie wants apology from police over Hillsborough lies
# The Lies
# The Lies

Kelvin MacKenzie wants apology from police over Hillsborough lies

Sep 26th 2012, 1:51 PM 4,830 Views 27 Comments

The former editor of The Sun, which printed the infamous ‘The Truth’, headline following the Hillsborough disaster is seeking recompense from the police force involved.

Video: Former Sun editor MacKenzie doorstepped over Hillsborough headline
# Viral Video
# Viral Video

Video: Former Sun editor MacKenzie doorstepped over Hillsborough headline

Sep 18th 2012, 4:54 PM 7,788 Views 31 Comments

Former newspaper editor behind infamous ‘The Truth’ headline doorstepped by Channel 4 News today but he refused to answer questions.

'The Real Truth': how Hillsborough is reported on Thursday's front pages
# JFT96
From The42
# JFT96

'The Real Truth': how Hillsborough is reported on Thursday's front pages

Sep 12th 2012, 10:36 PM 17,572 Views 40 Comments

“Today the truth, tomorrow… justice” reads The Scotsman while the Times describes events as “vindication for Hillsborough families after 23-year struggle.”

In photos: What happened at Hillsborough on 15 April 1989
# Tragedy
# Tragedy

In photos: What happened at Hillsborough on 15 April 1989

Sep 12th 2012, 6:40 PM 44,568 Views 12 Comments

Relatives of the 96 people who died at Hillsborough today got to see previously unseen documents about what happened at the stadium.

Hillsborough: MacKenzie apologises for Sun's 'The Truth' headline
# The Lies
# The Lies

Hillsborough: MacKenzie apologises for Sun's 'The Truth' headline

Sep 12th 2012, 5:18 PM 10,849 Views 43 Comments

The former editor of The Sun newspaper said he was “totally misled” into running the story, families of the 96 victims of the stadium disaster said it was “too little, too late” from the “clever lowlife”.

Latest figures show continued fall in Irish newspaper sales
# Newspapers
# Newspapers

Latest figures show continued fall in Irish newspaper sales

Aug 24th 2012, 1:58 PM 7,002 Views 29 Comments

An ABC report shows sales in both the daily and Sunday newspaper segments as having fallen in the last 12 months.

The Naked Prince: How British media got around the 'ban' on nude photos
# Dirty Harry
From The Daily Edge
# Dirty Harry

The Naked Prince: How British media got around the 'ban' on nude photos

Aug 23rd 2012, 10:26 AM 35,587 Views 24 Comments

The royal family issued threats to anyone who printed the Prince Harry pictures. So newspapers had to get creative…

The sun is rounder than we previously thought. No, really
# Not Satire
From The Daily Edge
# Not Satire

The sun is rounder than we previously thought. No, really

Aug 20th 2012, 4:21 PM 4,363 Views 10 Comments

A new two-year study – monitoring suspected changes in the star’s shape – reveal a more rounded sphere than expected.

David Cameron to appear before Leveson inquiry today
# Hacking
# Hacking

David Cameron to appear before Leveson inquiry today

Jun 14th 2012, 7:57 AM 857 Views 1 Comment

The British prime minister will face questions about his relationship with Rupert Murdoch.

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun
# Leveson
# Leveson

Leveson: Gordon Brown contradicts Murdoch, criticises The Sun

Jun 11th 2012, 6:55 PM 1,684 Views 4 Comments

The former British Prime Minister kicked off a week of senior political witnesses at the inquiry into British media ethics which also heard from current Chancellor George Osborne.

Extraordinary Photo of Venus Crossing the Sun of the Day
# Pic Of The Day
# Pic Of The Day

Extraordinary Photo of Venus Crossing the Sun of the Day

Jun 3rd 2012, 12:33 PM 6,250 Views 9 Comments

The transit of the planet Venus across the face of the sun is an almost once in a lifetime event that was captured back in 2004 and will be visible again this coming week.

Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry
# Hacking
# Hacking

Protester disrupts Tony Blair evidence at Leveson inquiry

May 28th 2012, 12:58 PM 1,600 Views 7 Comments

The protester called the former British prime minister a war criminal and had to be forcibly removed from the inquiry courtroom.

Here's how Twitter reacted to THAT Roy Hodgson headline
# Twittersphere
From The42
# Twittersphere

Here's how Twitter reacted to THAT Roy Hodgson headline

May 2nd 2012, 10:39 PM 1,750 Views 4 Comments

The Twitterati were practically queuing up to condemn The Sun’s controversial front page today.

My survival is 'more than a miracle' - Muamba
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

My survival is 'more than a miracle' - Muamba

Apr 22nd 2012, 11:36 AM 3,614 Views 25 Comments

The Bolton footballer also thanked Dr Andrew Deaner for helping to save his life.

Watch: the solar tornado that's 'five times wider than Earth'
# Solar Tornado
# Solar Tornado

Watch: the solar tornado that's 'five times wider than Earth'

Apr 1st 2012, 3:41 PM 5,249 Views 16 Comments

Astronomers recorded the event this week by placing a telescope on board the Solar Discovery Observatory satellite.

Chisora 'bitterly disappointed' at BBBC's decision
# Setback
From The42
# Setback

Chisora 'bitterly disappointed' at BBBC's decision

Mar 15th 2012, 7:21 PM 365 Views 2 Comments

The boxer has described himself as “an ex-professional unable to earn a living” in light of the punishment.

Could wolf-whistling be outlawed in Ireland?
# Sexual Harrassment
# Sexual Harrassment

Could wolf-whistling be outlawed in Ireland?

Mar 12th 2012, 11:22 AM 3,424 Views 38 Comments

It was suggested last week that wolf-whistling could be banned in the UK – but it appears that the controversy emerged from a Council of Europe convention on violence against women. Ireland is currently studying its recommendations.

Cameron admits: I did ride Rebekah Brooks's ex-police horse
# Horsing Around
# Horsing Around

Cameron admits: I did ride Rebekah Brooks's ex-police horse

Mar 2nd 2012, 3:23 PM 2,888 Views 20 Comments

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.

Ryan Giggs loses damages claim against the Sun
# Media
From The42
# Media

Ryan Giggs loses damages claim against the Sun

Mar 2nd 2012, 12:29 PM 2,026 Views 2 Comments

A damages claim by Manchester United and Wales footballer against the Sun newspaper was thrown out by a British High Court judge today.

Rebekah Brooks was hacked by NoTW while editing sister paper The Sun
# Hacked
# Hacked

Rebekah Brooks was hacked by NoTW while editing sister paper The Sun

Feb 29th 2012, 9:49 PM 3,351 Views 18 Comments

The Leveson inquiry today heard evidence from one police investigator who said the former News International chief executive was targeted on a weekly basis.

Scotland Yard loaned a police horse to Rebekah Brooks
# Horsing Around
# Horsing Around

Scotland Yard loaned a police horse to Rebekah Brooks

Feb 28th 2012, 1:40 PM 2,298 Views 9 Comments

The former editor of the Sun and the News of the World was lent the retired horse for two years by the Metropolitan Police.

The Sun had a 'culture of illegal payments to sources' says police chief
# Hacking
# Hacking

The Sun had a 'culture of illegal payments to sources' says police chief

Feb 27th 2012, 7:51 PM 1,702 Views 11 Comments

The senior police officer leading the phone hacking probe gave evidence to the Leveson inquiry into media ethics today.

Sun on Sunday goes on sale in Britain and Ireland
# Sun On Sunday
# Sun On Sunday

Sun on Sunday goes on sale in Britain and Ireland

Feb 26th 2012, 9:57 AM 6,213 Views 78 Comments

The paper has launched a Sunday edition less than year after News International shut down its Sunday tabloid, the News of The World.

The Sun to launch new Sunday version this weekend
# The Sun
# The Sun

The Sun to launch new Sunday version this weekend

Feb 20th 2012, 8:16 AM 1,508 Views 17 Comments

The new paper will fill the gap left when The News of the World closed last summer at the height of the hacking scandal.

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Feb 17th 2012, 7:54 PM 4,513 Views 2 Comments

In the Fix tonight: Eircom Studyhub hacked; unvouched expenses; and Chris O’Dowd v Miss Piggy…