The News of the World phone hacking scandal
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A curation of news and comment surrounding the #NOTW hacking scandal
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Investigative journalist who led the way lifts the lid on the phone hack scandal.

The Guardian investigative journalist at the heart of the story on how the phone-hacking scandal has escalated, leading to News of the World's announced closure. An excellent interview with a journalist already being compared to Bernstein and Woodward
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'Some MPs suspected a year ago but nobody would've believed it'

'Some MPs suspected a year ago but nobody would've believed it' | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
Interview: Chris Bryant recalls the last time he met Rupert Murdoch's embattled lieutenant Rebekah Brooks face to face and how he may prove to be Rebekah Brooks' nemesis...
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Phone hacking: 'The whole political system has failed'

Phone hacking: 'The whole political system has failed' | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
An edited version of Chris Bryant's speech at the emergency debate on phone hacking in the House of Commons
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Phone hacking victims could number 4,000, says senior detective

Police officer in charge of News of the World investigation says thousands of possible victims are being contacted
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Could Coulson be charged with perjury?

Could Coulson be charged with perjury? | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
Former NoW editor told the Sheridan trial that he had no "knowledge" of payments to the police.
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'Murdoch staff paid Met police £100k in bribes': Arrests imminent, says Standard

Corrupt Met police received more than £100,000 in unlawful payments from senior journalists and executives at the News of the World, the Evening Standard reveals
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Police widen phone hacking inquiries

Police widen phone hacking inquiries | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
Police officers investigating phone hacking by the British Sunday tabloid the News of the World are turning their attention to examine every high-profile case involving the murder, abduction or attack on any child since 2001
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Rupert Murdoch's son must pay for phone hacking scandal, says MP

James Murdoch, the chairman of News International, must be suspended from the media company’s board over the hacking of phones by a tabloid newspaper, an MP demands
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News of the World: Counting the cost

News of the World: Counting the cost | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
As the number of advertisers pulling out of the News of the World snowballs, just how much will it cost the newspaper?
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PCC 'fury' over phone hacking (Audio)

"The corporate culture [at News International] was clearly there to mislead us," says Press Complaints Commission chair Barnoness Buscombe
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Why the American media feel smug about the British 'gutter press'

Why the American media feel smug about the British 'gutter press' | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
The US media does have its black sheep – although nothing to rival the scale and audacity of the News of the World affair.
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Dead soldiers' families 'hacked'

Dead soldiers' families 'hacked' | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
Relatives of dead UK soldiers may have had their phones hacked by a News of the World investigator, the Daily Telegraph reports.
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Police vow to act on News International payments to officers

The head of Scotland Yard says any police officer found to have received "inappropriate" payments from News International will be disciplined.
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News of the World to close following phone hacking scandal: James Murdoch's statement

News of the World to close following phone hacking scandal: James Murdoch's statement | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
James Murdoch, the chairman of News International, has said in a statement that Sunday's issue of the News of the World is to be the last one.
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At the Paper: Shock, Anger and a Retreat to the Pub

At the Paper: Shock, Anger and a Retreat to the Pub | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
There was shock among employees at the News of the World offices as it became clear that the newspaper would be shuttered and their jobs were at best uncertain.
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Oops. London Mayor Boris Johnson on his 'codswallop' hacking comment

Boris Johnson struggling to give a straight answer during this BBC London News interview
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How Hugh Grant turned investigative hack to uncover the extent of NoW hacking

After a chance meeting with a former News of the World executive who told him his phone had been hacked, Hugh Grant couldn’t resist going back to him – with a hidden tape recorder. The result is an astonishing interview, transcribed here
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Video: General Sir David Richards 'appalled' by soldier phone hacking allegations

Video: General Sir David Richards 'appalled' by soldier phone hacking allegations | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
Chief of the Defence Staff General Sir David Richards says if allegations the News of the World hacked the phones of the families of dead British servicemen are true, he would be appalled.
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News of the World phone hacking scandal: the alleged victims

News of the World phone hacking scandal: the alleged victims | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
Police have warned many ordinary victims of tragedy that their phones could have been hacked by News of the World operative.
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Ariel Oz's curator insight, April 22, 2013 10:54 AM

Descriptions of 

- Milly Dowler, child who vanished while walking home from school in 2002 

- Kevin and Nicola Wells, Parents of Holly Wells 

-Leslie and Sharon Chapman, Parents of Jessica Chapman

-Graham Foulkes, father of victim in London Attacks on July 7, 2005  

-Sean Cassidy, Father of vitim in London Attacks on July 7, 2005 

-Paul Dadge, Hero of July 7 London Attacks 

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Australian investors dump News Corp as hacking scandal deepens

Investors punished Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. in trading on the Australian sharemarket as the media empire fell deeper into a phone hacking scandal in Britain.
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It's time for our politicians to stop courting the Sun King

It's time for our politicians to stop courting the Sun King | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
A succession of British prime ministers have been in thrall to the Murdoch empire but, with the current phone-hacking scandal, will that finally be challenged?
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Rebekah Brooks admits to paying police

Rebekah Brooks (neé Wade) admitting to paying police for information, before Andy Coulson silences her. This was in front of a select committee in March, 200...
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Royal British Legion severs links with News of the World

Royal British Legion severs links with News of the World | The News of the World phone hacking scandal | Scoop.it
The Royal British Legion has dropped the News of the World as its campaigning partner and expressed ''revulsion'' at the latest phone hacking revelations.
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