Former red top editor Rebekah Brooks would regularly turn the air blue with newsroom rants at staff, a court has heard. On trial for an alleged conspiracy to pay public officials for stories, former Sun journalist Chris Pharo claimed that Brooks had … … ranted to a reporter whose proposals for stories she was unhappy with — before […]

Boris Johnson attempted to conceal a third meeting with News International, Political Scrapbook can reveal. After secret contacts with Rupert Murdoch and other senior executives, the failure to declare a lunch with James Murdoch and Rebekah Brooks will inevitably lead to accusations of a systematic cover-up. The “working lunch” to discuss “commercial arrangements” on 20 May 2011 was: Not declared […]

It’s looking increasingly likely that the hacking collective LulzSec, responsible for high-profile attacks on the CIA, SOCA and the Arizona Department of Public Safety over the last few months, will release a slew of private emails taken from News International servers today. We have been monitoring internet back channels associated with LulzSec. While activists hoped data would […]