news international

  • 7 Oct 2012

    Illegal and exploitative practices in the press have flourished because of union de-recognition in the 1980s, the National Union of Journalists has heard.

  • 27 Jul 2011

    A member of the Metropolitan Police Authority (MPA) has said it is "make or break" time for the police, following allegations of bribery.

  • 20 Jul 2011

    The Christian Socialist Movement has said that controversies over banking, phone hacking and MPs' expenses all show a failure to exercise power responsibly.

  • 19 Jul 2011

    As the MPs' questioning of the Murdochs came to an end this afternoon (19 July 2011), there was a clear reminder that some politicians' have not overcome their fear of Rupert Murdoch. Louise Mensch (formerly Louise Bagshawe) threw the Murdochs a lifeline by suggesting that hacking was common at British tabloid newspapers. She admittedly threw in some soundbites about Rupert Murdoch resigning, before telling him she admired his "immense courage" for carrying on with the hearing after being hit by some sort of custard pie.

  • 18 Jul 2011

    Amid the moral turmoil and instability surrounding News International, there is a message for our own times in the steadfast pursuit of truth shown by the Seekers who gathered to listen to George Fox on Firbank Fell in 1652, says Jill Segger

  • 7 Jul 2011

    The level of public anger and distress over the hacking of Milly Dowler's phone and the allegations that bereaved service families may also have been intruded upon in this manner, may just have brought about what Peter Walker, the former Deputy Chief Constable of North Yorkshire Police, speaking on Radio 5 yesterday (6 July 2011), called a “step change”. He also called for questions as to how we “have collectively allowed [the situation] to develop”.