Phone Hacking and the Closure of the “News of the World”

7 07 2011

The phone hacking scandal has claimed its latest and greatest victim to date: the “News of the World” itself.   It was announced this afternoon that the last edition edition of the newspaper would be next Sunday, 10 July 2011.  The newspaper was founded in 1843 and was acquired by Rupert Murdoch in 1969.  Forty two years later it will close. Read the rest of this entry »





Harassment and injunctions: Cheryl Cole – Natalie Peck

7 07 2011

Last month injunction notices were fixed to lampposts outside Cheryl Cole’s former home in North London. Mr Justice Eady granted the interim injunction, referring to ‘XYZ and others’, preventing the pop star from being pursued, placed under surveillance, or photographed at her own home or those of friends and family. Cole was represented by Russells Solicitors and her application was heard in private. Read the rest of this entry »