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PRIVATE EYE SAYS HE WORKED FOR 30 NEWS OF THE WORLD REPORTERS

November 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Derek Webb, a private detective who performed freelance surveillance work for Rupert Murdoch’s now-defunct News of the World, claims that he followed at least 150 celebrities and politicians for as many as 30 journalists working for the tabloid. Among those he tailed, he said, were Angelina Jolie, Princes William and Harry, and News International critic […]

U.K.’S HACKERGATE SCANDAL: “LOST” EMAILS FOUND

March 29, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In a development that could turn out to be the British equivalent of the release of the infamous White House tapes that brought down the Nixon presidency, The News of the World, Rupert Murdoch’s London tabloid, disclosed today (Tuesday) that it has located millions of internal emails that it previously claimed had been lost. The […]

TV DOCUMENTARY IMAGINES PRINCE HARRY KIDNAPPED BY TALIBAN

October 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Plans by Britain’s Channel 4 to air what was described as a “dramatized documentary” on Oct. 21 about what might happen if Prince Harry were ever kidnapped by Arab terrorists have touched off an angry debate in the U.K. At Clarence House, the official residence of Prince Charles and his two sons, Prince William and […]

BRITISH P.M. TO BE QUESTIONED ABOUT HACKERGATE

September 13, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Harriet Harman, the acting leader of the British Labor Party, says she plans to question Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday over the appointment of Andy Coulson as his official spokesman. Coulson is the former editor of Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World tabloid who resigned last year following revelations that one of its reporters […]