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British police made six arrests early Tuesday in the British media's phone-hacking scandal, including Rebekah Brooks, the former top executive of Rupert Murdoch's News International, the Associated Press has learned.
Rupert Murdoch's top-selling U.K. tabloid, The Sun, had a culture of making illegal payments to corrupt public officials in return for stories, a senior British police officer said Monday.
A tense and sometimes confrontational Piers Morgan stood his ground before a judge-led inquiry into media ethics Tuesday, denying any connection to illegal phone hacking which has resulted in the closure of the newspaper he once edited and the arrest of friends and former colleagues.
A British judge is opening a high-level public inquiry Monday into the behavior of the nation's press, an investigation prompted by revelations and allegations of widespread criminal behavior at a mass-market tabloid.
The press likes to cast itself as society's guardian. On Monday, the judge leading the investigation into Britain's deepening phone hacking scandal vowed to find an answer to the question: Who guards the guardians?
Detectives investigating phone hacking and police bribery at defunct British tabloid the News of the World on Tuesday arrested the newspaper's former managing editor, police and British media said.
Prime Minister David Cameron dragged his political foes into Britain's phone-hacking scandal at a raucous session of Parliament on Wednesday, distancing himself from a former aide at the heart of the allegations and denying his staff tried to thwart police investigations.
An apologetic Prime Minister David Cameron distanced himself Wednesday from his former communications director, telling an emergency session of Parliament he never would have hired the ex-tabloid editor if he had known about the newspaper's phone-hacking scandal.