Innocent people’s phone lines were hacked.
The story of how avarice and lust for fame has driven people to the height of depravity unfolds below.
JULY 18: Sean Hoare, a former reporter for the News Of The World who blew the whistle on the extent of phone hacking at the paper has been found dead at his home.
:: The Prime Minister has said Parliament will meet on Wednesday to discuss the phone-hacking scandal after Britain’s top police officer resigned, delaying the summer recess.
Transcript Highlights of Parliamentary Hearing.
News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch and his son James, the News International chairman earlier faced the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee.
It is made up of chairman John Whittingdale (JV), Therese Coffey (TC), Damian Collins (DC), Philip Davies (PD), Paul Farrelly (PF), Alan Keen (AK), Louise Mensch (LM), Adrian Sanders (AS), Jim Sheridan (JS) and Tom Watson (TW).
Rupert Murdoch is referred to as RM and his son James JM. Rebekah Brooks is referred to as RB.
JM: It is a matter of great regret, my father’s, and everybody at News Corp and these are standards that these actions do not live up to, the standards that our company tries to live up to all around the world.
JM: It is our intention to put these things right, to make sure they don’t happen again.
RM: This is most humble day of my life.