Footballer Ryan Giggs launches legal action against the News of the World over claims his mobile phone was hacked, his lawyer says. Glenn Mulcaire reveals to his lawyer the names of the News of the World staff who instructed him to carry out phone hacking. In February , the Metropolitan Police investigated the claims of Scottish trade union leader Andy Gilchrist, who accused The Sun of hacking into his mobile phone to run negative stories about him; the stories were published shortly after Rebekah Brooks was installed as the paper’s editor. Rowling, are given permission to participate in a top-level inquiry into phone hacking by British journalists. Private investigator Jonathan Rees and News of the World journalist Alex Marunchak were arrested for alleged offences under section 3 of the Computer Misuse Act and sections 1 and 2 of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act by police officers working on Operation Kalmyk , part of Operation Tuleta dealing with computer hacking.
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Retrieved 14 July Tony Blair appears at Leveson Inquir y and claims he only had a working relationship with Rupert Murdoch. The trial R v Coulson, Brooks and others began in October Rebekah Brooks and her husband Charlie are among six people arrested by phone hacking police from Operation Weeting.
Retrieved 21 November Two former NHS workers arrested”. Boyall’s assistant was Glenn Mulcaire until the autumn ofwhen News of the World ‘s assistant editor, Greg Miskiwattracted Mulcaire away by giving him a full-time contract to do work for the newspaper.
Cameron and Miliband demand new watchdog”.
Phone hacking: timeline of the scandal – Telegraph
February 20, – The day Brooks is to take the stand for the first time, the judge formally clears Brooks of one charge of conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office, in association with a photograph of Prince William dressed in a bikini at a costume party that was acquired by the Sun newspaper. November – British tabloid News of the World NoW prints a story about Prince William injuring his knee, prompting royal officials to complain to the police of probable voicemail hacking.
Former Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson appears at the Leveson inquiryrevealing he sat in on national security meetings and had access to confidential information. Sun Royal Editor Duncan Larcombe arrested in dawn raids”. Archived from the original on 17 July Retrieved 6 September February 8, – News International settles lawsuits related to phone hacking. This led to anxieties being expressed by newspaper editors about the impact of state media regulation on the free press.
It was revealed NOTW hired a private investigator to carry out undercover surveillance work on Prince William while the newspaper was being investigated by police for hacking his voicemailit was revealed last night. Brooks answered questions at the committee after the Murdochs and independently of them. NI to apologise to victims including Sienna Miller”.
Retrieved 6 April Retrieved 29 August In his resignation announcement, Hinton said that he was not told of “evidence that wrongdoing went further” but indicated that he nevertheless felt it “proper” to resign from his position.
Murdochs savaged by Harbottle”.
UK Phone Hacking Scandal Fast Facts
July 16 – Murdoch issues an apology for phone hacking via full page ads in seven national newspapers. In light of News Corporations global review, John Hartigan, the CEO of News Corporation’s Australian company News Limitedannounced a review of all payments in the previous three years, and that he was personally willing to co-operate with any Australian Government led inquiry.
The consequences of the exposure of ethical transgressions that occurred at News of the World have also led to concerns that such practices could be happening at other News Corporation titles in Britain.
Family shocked by NoW revelations”. He was arrested by appointment at a London police station by detectives working on Operation Weeting, the police investigation into phone hacking.
On 20 Nktw, Private Eye asked how the Sunday Mirror had, early inobtained a transcript of phone calls by Angus Deayton and in October had come into possession of every call and text message made by Rio Ferdinand one afternoon when he claimed to have missed a drugs test due to having his mobile switched off. Retrieved 8 February Church of England News.
Retrieved 15 October Mr Coulson, the former News of the World editor, also said David Cameron csll asked him once about phone hacking at the newspaper. Retrieved 1 June