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Kremlin 'resolutely' denies Russia hacked U.S. vote

Jun 06, 2017 - 7:49 PM

Apart from this claim which absolutely does not conform to reality we have not seen any other information nor heard any arguments for the reliability of this information Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov tells journalists

DMITRY PESKOV. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov attends a meeting of Russia's President Vladimir Putin with his Venezuelan counterpart Nicolas Maduro at the Kremlin in Moscow, on July 2, 2013. File photo by Maxim Shemetov/AFP

Affair site Ashley Madison reboots as 'open' dating hub

Jul 05, 2016 - 10:50 PM

Ashley Madison the website for cheaters that was hit by a massive hack that exposed millions is rebooting under new leadership as an open minded dating service

British police question Piers Morgan over phone hacking

Apr 22, 2015 - 11:14 AM

No I wasn t arrested Sorry to disappoint everyone Piers says on Twitter


British PM under fresh pressure after hacking verdict

Jun 26, 2014 - 7:51 AM

Cameron said it had been the wrong decision to make the News of the World editor his media chief in 2007 though denied ignoring warnings about Coulson s activities at the tabloid

'WRONG DECISION.' British Prime Minister David Cameron. File photo by EPA/Andy Rain

Brooks cleared, Coulson guilty in UK phone-hacking trial

Jun 25, 2014 - 8:56 AM

The jury delivered their verdicts after 8 days of deliberations and nearly 8 months of evidence sparked by the scandal that led to News Corp boss Murdoch shutting down the Sunday tabloid in disgrace in July 2011

GUILTY. Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson leaves Old Bailey Central Criminal Court in Central London, Britain, 24 June 2014. Daniel Leal-Olivas/EPA

Growth in Internet complicated privacy – Leveson

Dec 07, 2012 - 2:03 PM

Justice Brian Leveson says it is not easy to address the media privacy debate because of the Internet s growth

British PM's ex-aide charged in perjury probe

May 31, 2012 - 7:30 AM

Andy Coulson an ex editor of News of the World was charged with perjury over a phone hacking scandal

British journalist arrested for corruption

Apr 20, 2012 - 7:09 AM

A journalist from The Sun Britain s best selling newspaper is arrested on suspicion of illegally paying public officials