Saturday, January 25, 2020

WIFE OF EX-P.M. BLAIR SAYS SHE WAS PHONE-HACKING VICTIM

February 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The latest public figure in Britain to file suit against Rupert Murdoch’s News International is Cherie Blair, the wife of former Prime Minister Tony Blair. Her attorney, Graham Atkins, said that the lawsuit was filed “in relation to the unlawful interception of her voicemails,” presumably by reporters and private investigators working for the now defunct […]

WHO’S PAYING LEGAL BILLS OF CONVICTED NEWS OF THE WORLD HACKER?

April 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Despite denials by News International, Rupert Murdoch’s umbrella group for his London newspapers, that it ever countenanced the hacking of the voicemails of celebrities by its News of the World reporters, rival newspapers are demanding to know whether the news organization is paying the legal fees of the private detective at the center of the […]

MURDOCH NEWS GROUP ADMITS PHONE HACKING

April 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

In an extraordinary about-face, Rupert Murdoch’s News International — the umbrella group for his British news operations — has admitted that reporters for its Sunday tabloid, the News of the World, hacked into the voicemails of at least eight celebrities and politicians who are suing the paper. The admission reverses its previous stance that the […]

GORDON RAMSAY TURNS UP BURNERS ON HACKERGATE

September 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Hells Kitchen TV chef Gordon Ramsay has joined the widening list of British celebrities and politicians linked to the telephone-hacking scandal involving Rupert Murdoch’s Sunday tabloid, News of the World. The London Independent reported today (Friday) that Ramsay’s name appeared on a list of celebrities, together with their phone numbers, account numbers and PIN codes, […]