Phone-hacking scandal hits Murdoch business as investors grow restless

Phone-hacking scandal hits Murdoch business as investors grow restless Storm surrounding News of the World threatens to engulf global empire, with investors worrying row is threat to BSkyB deal Many people in the UK will not have heard of Prince al-Waleed bin Talal. But perhaps they should have done. The prince has a lot of money invested in the UK and wields considerable, albeit discreet, influence. The 55-year-old nephew of Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah is a … Read more on Guardian Unlimited Pupil phone searches ‘excessive’ The pressure group Liberty…

Sheridan trial put spotlight on News of the World phone hacking scandal

Sheridan trial put spotlight on News of the World phone hacking scandal Notebooks appear to show investigator working for paper recorded Sheridan’s mobile pin number The trial of Tommy Sheridan cast new light on the News of the World’s use of private detectives who have been convicted of illegal phone hacking and “blagging” confidential data. Sheridan’s attempt to highlight the practice saw Andy Coulson, David Cameron’s chief media adviser and former editor of the … Read more on Guardian Unlimited Set Up And Get To Know Your New Android Phone…