Tag Archives: News International

To Plate the King

Good News: Part 3 will probably be postponed until the official enquiry or criminal prosecutions – whichever comes first.

House of Cards

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The last edition of the News of the World has been published, its front page declaring: “Thank you & goodbye.” In a full-page editorial the paper offers an apology. “Quite simply, we lost our way,” it says. Publisher News International axed the 168-year-old tabloid in the wake of phone-hacking allegations last week. Scotland Yard Assistant […]

Hacked RIGHT Off

This Sunday’s issue of the News of the World will be the last edition of the paper, News International chairman James Murdoch has said. In the past few days, claims have been made that the paper authorised hacking into the mobile phones of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler and the families of 7/7 bombing victims. Mr […]

Hack by name, hack by nature…

Families of 7/7 bombing victims may have had their phones hacked by the News of the World, it has emerged. A solicitor for some of the relatives said one family had been told their phone may have been hacked in 2005. The paper has also passed to police e-mails which allegedly show payments by it […]

Below the bottom of the barrel

In 1997, during the controversy over my first novel, a media organisation obtained an ex-directory landline telephone number. The media organisation in question wanted to talk to me, but I was proving elusive, so it obtained my parents’ number. I had not lived at home for some years. To this day I do not know […]