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By Tammy Bruce
Topic - News Of The World
The News of the World is a British tabloid newspaper published every Sunday. It is published by News Group Newspapers of News International, itself a subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, and can be considered the Sunday sister paper of The Sun. The newspaper concentrates on celebrity-based scoops and populist news. Its fondness for sex scandals gained it the nicknames "News of the Screws" and "Screws of the World". With sales averaging 2,904,566 copies per week in March 2010, the News of the World is the second-largest selling English-language newspaper in the world - Source: Wikipedia
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Tuesday that she received abuse and death threats after it was revealed the newspaper had hacked the voicemails of a murdered 13-year-old girl. But she also got messages of support from high-profile figures including CNN talk-show host Piers Morgan and former Prime Minister Tony Blair.
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Tuesday that she never sanctioned phone hacking, and was horrified when she learned the tabloid had targeted the cellphone of a missing teenager.
Actress Sienna Miller said Friday that she had a "brief encounter" with James Bond star Daniel Craig, but insisted a British tabloid misconstrued the nature of the relationship based on a hacked voicemail message.
A former tabloid reporter who admits illegally snooping on voicemails said Thursday that he "routinely" hacked the phone of actor Daniel Craig.
A tabloid reporter who has pleaded guilty to phone hacking said Tuesday that he played the News of the World's editor a hacked voicemail left for actor Daniel Craig by actress Sienna Miller, with whom he was having an affair.
A former tabloid journalist told Britain's phone hacking trial on Monday that he intercepted voicemails with the knowledge of senior executives - not just at the now-defunct News of the World, whose employees are standing trial, but at the rival Sunday Mirror.
We are not amused: Queen's protection officers warned to keep 'sticky fingers' off the royal cashews
You might protect Queen Elizabeth II, but that doesn't mean you can eat her mixed nuts. That's the message that was sent to royal protection officers when the she noticed a shortage of snacks on hand.
In what’s shaping to become a crucial test of Internet freedom, a French court has ordered the world’s best-known search engine, Google, to remove all links and evidence of images of a former British Formula 1 boss partying with prostitutes.
The trial of two former top editors of Rupert Murdoch's defunct News of the World began Monday with the selection of a jury to hear the complex and high-profile case sparked by a tabloid phone-hacking scandal that has shaken Murdoch's media empire and tarnished the image of British journalism.
News Corp. has reached a settlement with U.S. shareholders over a phone-hacking scandal that has plagued the media giant for months, leading to several arrests and the shuttering of Britain's News of the World weekly tabloid.
Celebrities including J.K. Rowling and Hugh Grant accused the British government on Sunday of letting down the victims of media intrusion and urged tough new measures to rein in Britain's unruly press.
Police have arrested six journalists, the latest in a lengthy investigation into phone hacking charges that rocked Rupert Murdoch's now-closed News of the World newspaper empire.
Actor Hugh Grant has settled his phone hacking claim against Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World tabloid for a "substantial" but undisclosed sum of money, his lawyer said Friday.
After a yearlong inquiry full of sensational testimony, Britain's Lord Justice Brian Leveson released a report Thursday into the culture and practices of the British press and his recommendations for future regulation to prevent phone hacking, data theft, bribery and other abuses.
After a yearlong inquiry full of sensational testimony, Britain's Lord Justice Brian Leveson is releasing his report Thursday into the culture and practices of the British press and his recommendations for future regulation to prevent phone hacking, data theft, bribery and other abuses.