News Former correspondent of the News of the World and Sunday Mirror Dan Evans arrives at the Old Bailey

“Shock” and “anxiety” ran through the editorial floor of the News of the World the day two people were arrested in 2006 in connection with phone hacking. The description, from the former News International staff journalist Dan Evans, was told to the jury at the phone hacking trial.

'Most humble day' for Rupert Murdoch

A contrite Rupert Murdoch today appeared before MPs and declared: "This is the most humble day of my life".

After 52 years, mogul's ally quits to protect jewel of US empire

Within hours of Rebekah Brooks tendering her resignation as head of News International, her predecessor Les Hinton, one of Rupert Murdoch's closest lieutenants in the United States, fell on his sword, saying that the pain his reporters had inflicted on innocent people was "unimaginable".

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Protection officers 'sold private details of royal family' to NOTW

News International executives knew staff at the News of the World were paying corrupt royal protection officers for information on the Royal Family, but withheld it from police investigators for nearly four years, it was claimed yesterday.

Martin Hickman: Can James Murdoch avoid the fallout from this ticking time bomb?

Amid the lies, cover-up, obfuscation and blame-dodging, there is one glaring fact about the phone-hacking scandal: in June 2008, James Murdoch authorised a secret, out-of-court settlement of £500,000 to Gordon Taylor, the chief executive of the Professional Footballers' Association.

News International knew hacking was widespread in 2007

Evidence of cover-up emerges as Murdoch's bid for BSkyB looks doomed

Leading article: A growing stench of lies and cover-up

Rupert Murdoch has closed down the News of the World, the newspaper at the centre of the phone-hacking scandal. But the media tycoon has not managed to close down the story. Yesterday the brutal spotlight fell on the behaviour of News International, the UK subsidiary of Mr Murdoch's global media empire.

Phone hacking officer apologises

A senior Scotland Yard detective has expressed his "extreme regret" that he did not act to reopen police inquiries into phone hacking two years ago.

One shocking revelation – and the paper was gone

168 years to make The News of the World, and three days to destroy

John O'Connor: The suspects are in charge of the case

News International and the Metropolitan Police are looking into corruption at Wapping. But face-saving is their priority

Letters: Closure of The News of the World

Good riddance to a shameful, salacious paper

Andy Coulson and ex-royal reporter Clive Goodman arrested

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson and one of his former top reporters were questioned about alleged corruption today after a dramatic double arrest by Scotland Yard.

Clive Goodman's career of royal scoops



Clive Goodman enjoyed a long career of royal scoops at the News of the World.

PM signals end of Press Complaints Commission

The Prime Minister sounded the death knell of the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) today.

Coulson fighting on three legal fronts as words come back to haunt him

When Andy Coulson, then the Prime Minister's communications director, told Glasgow High Court there was no culture of phone hacking while he was editor of the Sunday newspaper he was speaking under oath.

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