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Articles Tagged 'News of the World'

Royal Roundup: Kensington Palace to be Kate and Will’s Real Home

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have decided to settle down at Kensington Palace. So far, the Kate and William have been using Nottingham Cottage, a residence on the Kensington Palace grounds as a temporary home when they’re in London. But after considering a number of options, the royal couple chose the palace that was […]

Royal Roundup: Murdoch Tabloid Hired Private Eye to Spy on William

The News of the World hired a former policeman to covertly track more than 100 people, including Prince William and others connected to the royal family. Speaking to BBC Newsnight, the ex-police investigator, Derek Webb, described how he was able to evade royal security. “They didn’t rumble me. They had no idea,” said Webb, who claimed his […]

FBI Investigating Alleged Hacking of Jude Law’s Cell Phone

Actor Jude Law‘s accusation that the News of the World hacked his cell phone is, on its face, similar to the thousands of other alleged privacy violations that have emerged throughout the ongoing hacking scandal. But for Rupert Murdoch‘s News Corporation, there’s one important difference: Law claims that his mobile phone was hacked in the […]

WATCH: Jon Stewart Says, ‘England is Awesome!’

The News International phone hacking scandal has offered a parade of villains: unscrupulous journalists, spineless editors, sleazy private eyes, and corrupt law enforcement officials. Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart, however, has found something to admire in the whole mess. England. Last night, Stewart excerpted some of the rough-and-tumble parliamentary questioning of Prime Minister David Cameron, or, as […]

LIVE: Commons Debate on Phone-Hacking Rages on After Cameron Speaks

Yesterday, Rupert and James Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks faced both tough questions and shaving cream-wielding assailants. No foam pies have been thrown today, but the drama has continued as British Prime Minister David Cameron has made a statement before Commons about the News of the World phone-hacking scandal that has dogged him in recent days. […]

Today’s UK Twitter Trends (Apr. 8): News International Apologizes to Hacked Celebrities

A tarnished tabloid and a high-stakes horse race are both trending on Twitter in the UK today. News International Rupert Murdoch‘s News International, which publishes The News of the World, is admitting liability and offering an “unreserved apology” to celebrities, including actress Sienna Miller, whose phones were hacked by the newspaper. The company will likely […]