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Rebekah Brooks arrested in British phone-hacking scandal

Rebekah Brooks, a former top executive with Rupert Murdoch’s News International, was among six people arrested Tuesday in one of the largest police sweeps yet in the long-running phone-hacking scandal, British news media reported.


James Murdoch resigns as News Intl executive chair

James Murdoch, the executive at the epicenter of the phone hacking scandal at his father's British newspapers, is stepping down as executive chairman of News Corp.'s U.K. newspaper arm, the company announced Wednesday.


Lawmaker, others get hacking payouts

A British lawmaker said Thursday that he and 17 others have been awarded payouts over phone hacking by the News of the World newspaper.


Hugh Grant: Non-Murdoch tabloid hacked me in 2007

Actor Hugh Grant said Monday that he believes his phone was hacked by Britain's Mail on Sunday tabloid - the first time he has implicated a newspaper not owned by Rupert Murdoch in the wrongdoing.


James Murdoch Faces, But Doesn't Resolve, Parliament's Questions

The defense offered by James Murdoch in a Thursday appearance before the committee of Parliament tasked with getting to the bottom of the phone hacking scandal can be summed up in three parts: I didn't know about it. Blame the people who should've told me about it. The people who say they did tell me about it are wrong.


News Corp scandal spreads with Sun reporter arrest

The phone hacking scandal engulfing Rupert Murdoch's News Corp threatened to spread to other titles on Friday, as sources said a journalist at the Sun newspaper had been arrested over allegations of police bribery.


Murdoch to pay $3.2 million to schoolgirl's family

Murdoch to pay $3.2 million to schoolgirl's family

Rupert Murdoch's company says it has agreed to pay $3.2 million to the family of a murdered schoolgirl whose phone was hacked by the News of ...


British tabloid admits liability for phone hacking

British tabloid admits liability for phone hacking

Britain's News of The World tabloid has apologized for hacking into the phones of several public figures and offered to pay them compensation.


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