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Jennifer Lawrence nude photos leaked online

Los Angeles - Private pictures of Oscar winning actor, Jennifer Lawrence, surfaced online through a site, 4chan. Reportedly, the hacker claims to have explicit pictures of at least 100 other celebrities.

Cameron issues 'full and frank' apology over hiring Andy Coulson

The British Prime Minister, David Cameron, has issued an apology after former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was found guilty of phone-hacking charges.

Piers Morgan interviewed by police over phone hacking

London - Former tabloid editor and CNN host Piers Morgan has been interviewed by police investigating allegations of phone hacking.

A single text message may hack millions of mobile phones

Karsten Nohl, the managing director of Security Research Labs, based in Berlin, Germany, revealed some mobile SIM cards can be compromised as they carry encryption and software flaws. This vulnerability could affect 750 million phones.

Op-Ed: Murdoch's impunity in the hen house

Rupert Murdoch will appear once again in front of British lawmakers after the release of a secret recording of statements he made before Sun newspaper journalists in March this year, many of whom had been arrested over the British phone-hacking scandal.

Rupert Murdoch admits phone-hacking 'cover up'

Rupert Murdoch took the stand Thursday, where he admitted to the phone-hacking cover up but blamed 'one or two very strong characters' for shielding him from what was going on.

James Murdoch severs all ties with News Corp in Britain

Following his move last month, James Murdoch has severed all ties with News Corp's British newspaper business which is at the center of phone hacking and bribery.

Ex-Murdoch exec Brooks among six arrested in phone-hacking probe

Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the British tabloid News of the World, her husband Charlie, and four others were arrested without warning Tuesday morning on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice, police officials said.

James Murdoch steps down from News Corp

James Murdoch, the youngest son of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, resigned overnight as the head of his father’s scandal-plagued newspaper in Britain.

Op-Ed: Charlotte Church testifies to the Leveson Inquiry

London - This afternoon, the singer Charlotte Church testified to the Leveson Inquiry, including about how one newspaper launched a clock counting down to her losing her virginity.

Op-Ed: Did ghoul hack murder victim’s mobile phone?

London - As the Home Affairs Select Committee prepares to recall James Murdoch, the mother of a murder victim issues a writ against the publishers of the now defunct ‘News Of The World’.

Op-Ed: Protester sentenced to six weeks in prison for Murdoch pie attack

Westminster - Jonathan May-Bowles has been jailed for six weeks after attacking News Corporation CEO Rupert Murdoch with a shaving foam pie.

How willful blindness infects corporate culture across the world Special

An expert on willful blindness explains why companies, such as News Corp, have a difficult time rooting out poisonous practises harming their brand. Margaret Heffernan also suggests a few tips for cleaning house.

TopFinds: Grilling the Murdochs in the UK, NASA's asteroid pic

James and Rupert Murdoch face intense questioning at a British hearing. NASA reveals up-close images of the Vesta asteroid. How small-business owners are adapting to the economy. These are the top stories making headlines on DigitalJournal.com.

Murdoch evidence questioned as more media engulfed in hacking row

As more news outlets become embroiled in the phone-hacking scandal that’s hit Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, it’s emerged that evidence given to MPs by his son, News Corporation executive James Murdoch, is being questioned.

Op-Ed: News Corp phone hacking — who’s to blame?

With the death of News Corp phone hacking whistleblower Sean Hoare reported on Monday, there will be a number of relieved policemen, politicians and ex News Corp employees.

Video: Rupert Murdoch attacked with plate of shaving cream

During his testimony at a British Parliament committee Tuesday, News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch was struck by a plate of shaving cream hurled by an unknown man. Murdoch wasn't hurt and the man was quickly arrested outside the hearing room.

News Of The World phone hacking informant found dead in home

A Guardian report states that the reporter, Sean Hoare, who came forward about the alleged phone hacking going on at News of the World, was found dead in his home today.

Fox News mixes up UK phone-hacking scandal with data hacking

On the show Fox & Friends, host Steve Doocy invited a PR expert to explain his view on the UK phone-hacking scandal, but they both mistakenly believed the voicemail hacking was related to the data breaches caused by hackers such as Anonymous.

Rupert Murdoch under FBI investigation

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched a probe into allegations that journalists at Murdoch’s News Corporation bribed police and hacked telephones in order to gain access to 9/11 victims’ phone records.

Op-Ed: The police can’t be trusted, so MPs investigate phone hacking

London - Keith Vaz is not the most likeable of politicians – normally – but when he chaired the Select Committee that has been given the task of investigating the ongoing phone hacking scandal, he had the Metropolitan Police on the back foot.

Op-Ed: Jews of the world! What the crazies think of the hacking scandal

After years of cover ups and collusion, the Metropolitan Police have finally been pressurised into a proper investigation of the phone hacking scandal, but some people are looking too far afield in search of the hidden hand.

Op-Ed: Will Hugh Grant be the next James Bond?

A List film actor Hugh Grant is shaping up for his most unlikely role, that of a real life James Bond, but the villains he is currently tracking are far less glamorous than Goldfinger or Scaramanga.

News of the World final crossword puzzle takes shot at editor

London - Former News of the World (NoW) staff apparently got the last laugh when sending a parting shot to Rebekah Brooks, former editor of the now-defunct British tabloid, by subtly referring to her “arrogance” in the paper’s final edition crossword puzzle.

Op-Ed: News Of The World (1843-2011)

The “News Of The World” is one of the oldest “lowbrow” newspapers in the world. Sunday, it will publish its last ever edition. Though few will weep at its funeral, are we seeing the bigger picture?

UK phone hacking scandal – shocking new revelations

The UK phone hacking scandal continues with new revelations and claims of an incestuous relationship between the "News Of The World" and the Metropolitan Police.

The British press in contempt

London - Yet again, British tabloids have gone too far with biased reporting and dubious methods, now, untypically, they are set to pay a heavy price as the Attorney General brings contempt charges, and worse could follow for one of their number.

News of the World accused of hacking Milly Dowler's phone

The News of the World has spent months in the headlines following allegations of the phone-hacking of celebrities phones but now drops to new low as allegations emerge they hacked murdered Milly's phone.
 

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Paul McMullan testifies to the Leveson Inquiry  November 29  2011.
Paul McMullan testifies to the Leveson Inquiry, November 29, 2011.
Paul McMullan testifies to the Leveson Inquiry  November 29  2011.
Paul McMullan testifies to the Leveson Inquiry, November 29, 2011.
Nick Davies testifies to the Leveson Inquiry  November 29  2011.
Nick Davies testifies to the Leveson Inquiry, November 29, 2011.
Brian Leveson at the Royal Courts of Justice. The Lord Justice of Appeal is seen here presiding over...
Brian Leveson at the Royal Courts of Justice. The Lord Justice of Appeal is seen here presiding over his Inquiry on November 22, 2011.
Carine Patry Hoskins examines Charlotte Church at the Leveson Inquiry on the afternoon of November 2...
Carine Patry Hoskins examines Charlotte Church at the Leveson Inquiry on the afternoon of November 28, 2011.
Actor Hugh Grant testifying before the Leveson Inquiry  November 21  2011.
Actor Hugh Grant testifying before the Leveson Inquiry, November 21, 2011.
Richard Peppiatt testifies to the Leveson Inquiry  November 29  2011.
Richard Peppiatt testifies to the Leveson Inquiry, November 29, 2011.
Charlotte Church leaves the witness stand after testifiying to the Leveson Inquiry on the afternoon ...
Charlotte Church leaves the witness stand after testifiying to the Leveson Inquiry on the afternoon of November 28, 2011.
Nick Davies being sworn in at the Leveson Inquiry  November 29  2011.
Nick Davies being sworn in at the Leveson Inquiry, November 29, 2011.
Paul McMullan testifies to the Leveson Inquiry  November 29  2011.
Paul McMullan testifies to the Leveson Inquiry, November 29, 2011.
David Barr questions Paul McMullan at the Leveson Inquiry  November 29  2011.
David Barr questions Paul McMullan at the Leveson Inquiry, November 29, 2011.
Paul McMullan testifies to the Leveson Inquiry  November 29  2011.
Paul McMullan testifies to the Leveson Inquiry, November 29, 2011.
The parents of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler testifying to the Leveson Inquiry  November 21  2011...
The parents of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler testifying to the Leveson Inquiry, November 21, 2011.
Richard Peppiatt is sworn in at the Leveson Inquiry  November 29  2011.
Richard Peppiatt is sworn in at the Leveson Inquiry, November 29, 2011.
Charlotte Church testifies to the Leveson Inquiry on the afternoon of November 28  2011.
Charlotte Church testifies to the Leveson Inquiry on the afternoon of November 28, 2011.
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The Leveson Inquiry  November 29  2011. The presiding judge  Lord Justice of Appeal Brian Leveson.
The Leveson Inquiry, November 29, 2011. The presiding judge, Lord Justice of Appeal Brian Leveson.
Nick Davies testifies to the Leveson Inquiry  November 29  2011.
Nick Davies testifies to the Leveson Inquiry, November 29, 2011.
Charlotte Church testifies to the Leveson Inquiry on the afternoon of November 28  2011.
Charlotte Church testifies to the Leveson Inquiry on the afternoon of November 28, 2011.
Paul McMullan testifies to the Leveson Inquiry  November 29  2011.
Paul McMullan testifies to the Leveson Inquiry, November 29, 2011.