Last year's shareholder spring was not a one-off, says Roger Aitken, and more is on the way.
Advertising chief heads for fresh battle with shareholders over his pay packet
Mark Lewis told to provide evidence that celebrities' voicemails were accessed illegally
Employees helping lawyer who launched legal action against Newspaper group
Two more tabloid newspapers were dragged into the phone-hacking scandal last night with the former England football manager Sven-Goran Eriksson among four people intending to sue the Daily Mirror and the Sunday People.
Frankie Boyle, the controversial comedian, has won more than £54,000 damages after a High Court jury concluded that he had been libelled by the Daily Mirror, when the newspaper called him “racist”.
Racism is “at the heart” of British Government policy - and the racist views of some people in power “trickle” through society, a comedian told the High Court today.
Comedian Frankie Boyle complained today that he had been libelled when a tabloid newspaper described him as “racist”.
The launch this weekend of the Sun on Sunday is set to trigger the biggest British tabloid battle for years and generate a cash bonanza for broadcasters as rival newspaper groups fight for advertising space to promote their titles.
One of Piers Morgan's key associates during his editorship of the Daily Mirror told the Leveson Inquiry yesterday it was possible that one of the paper's award-winning scoops – its 2002 revelation of the affair between the then England football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson and the TV presenter Ulrika Jonsson – could have been obtained by phone hacking.
The editors of the Daily Mirror and the Sunday Mirror have conceded that phone hacking might have occurred at their newspapers.
James Murdoch has an evasive defence strategy, but the British love a bossy-boots and dream of being posh
The former editor of The Mirror, Piers Morgan, was under intense pressure last night after Sir Paul McCartney's ex-wife came forward to claim a journalist had bragged to her about hacking sensitive messages left on her phone.
It is prurience that tempts you to reach for Celia Walden's Babysitting George from the bookshelves; an itch to know how the scion of a distinguished political family – and the Daily Telegraph – could have conspired to antagonise all those women George Best left behind to the point of uniting them.
Indigenous journalism is under threat as readers, and jobs, are lost. Tim Luckhurst reports
Questions over over the extent of phone hacking in the newspaper industry spread for the first time beyond the News of the World yesterday, as a former MP claimed that stories about his private life that appeared in the Sunday Mirror were based on intercepted voicemails.