Two people central to the phone-hacking scandal that engulfed Britain were charged Tuesday over alleged corrupt payments to public officials by journalists.
Victims of phone hacking by the British tabloid News of the World have dropped their effort to get exemplary damages, their lawyers said Thursday.
Two former top News Corp. officials embroiled in the company's phone hacking scandal won't face trial until next September, a British judge said.
A former editor of the News of the World was ordered by a British judge Monday to appear in court later this month on phone-hacking related charges.
Tom Crone, a lawyer who worked for Rupert Murdoch's media empire for 25 years, was arrested Thursday at his London home, police said.
Police Wednesday questioned a former editor of News of the World Scotland and charged him with perverting the course of justice.
A former editor at News of the World Scotland lied on the witness stand during the trial of former lawmaker Tommy Sheridan, police in Glasgow said Thursday.
Eight people, including British Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief Andy Coulson, face 19 phone-hacking related charges, officials said.
The relationship between politicians and media has become too cozy in the last 20 years, British Prime Minister David Cameron said at a media ethics inquiry.
Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, at the inquiry into the Murdoch media empire, Monday accused The Sun newspaper of harming Britain's war effort.