Tag Archives: news of the world

Scotland Yard scuppers Andy Coulson phone tapping investigation

Andy Coulson is the former News of the World editor under whose watch his royal reporter Clive Goodman and his private eye legman Glenn Mulcaire tapped into the phones of members of the Royal Family and other celebs including Max ...

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Government spin doctor Andy Coulson set for Downing Street exit

Former New of the World editor and now coalition government director of communications Andy Coulson is a step nearer the exit from No 10 Downing Street as he has been interviewed by police (as a witness, not a suspect) about ...

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Sky tells off journalists for claiming for bribes and fraud

They’re a touch sensitive in the News Corporation empire about misunderstandings involving alleged wrongdoing (former News of the World boss Andy Coulson is being pursued over phone hacking violations) and we have the estimable Popbitch newsletter to thank for the ...

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A golden oldie commercial from the News of the World – as it features Nye Bevan it’s certainly old

A commercial made in the 1940s or the early 1950s by the looks of it as it’s plugging a ‘controversial article’ by Anuerin Bevan, the Labour minister in Clement Attlee’s post-war government who oversaw the introduction of the National Health ...

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It’s official, Piers Morgan gets Larry King’s old job on CNN

What a master of timing that man Morgan is; just as Simon Cowell’s talent show franchise is running out of gas (Morgan is a judge on America’s Got Talent) and every former News of the World editor (which Morgan was ...

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UK police to reopen News of the World phone hacking investigation, rest of Fleet Street quakes

A clearly uncomfortable Scotland Yard assistant commissioner John Yates appeared on BBC radio this morning to admit that the Metropolitan Police was prepared to reopen its investigation into phone hacking at the News of the World, should any “new evidence” ...

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Torrent of sleaze hits Cameron government, News of the World

UK coalition government prime minister David Cameron may need to find himself a new foreign secretary and a new director of communications over the weekend. Foreign secretary William Hague, de facto deputy leader of the Tories and a former leader ...

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