LONDON, March 5 - Rupert Murdoch's former British newspaper boss, Rebekah Brooks, denied on Wednesday she was part of a cover-up to conceal the extent of phone-hacking at one of his tabloids, but agreed she had paid 1 million pounds ($1.67 million) to buy the silence of one outraged victim.
LONDON, March 5 - Rupert Murdoch's former British newspaper boss Rebekah was accused by prosecutors on Wednesday of knowing for years that phone-hacking was far wider than her company had acknowledged and had engaged in a cover-up.
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LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, the ex-chief executive of News Corp.'s British newspaper arm, told a London court on Friday she had paid a public official for a story about former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein planning to attack Britain with the poison anthrax.
LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch's former British newspaper boss, told a London court on Thursday she had sanctioned payments to public officials "half a dozen times" but denied approving the illegal sums for which she is on trial.
* Brooks says justified if "overwhelming public interest"
LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, former editor of Rupert Murdoch's News of the World newspaper, told a London court on Tuesday she knew nothing about the 2002 hacking of the mobile phone of a murdered schoolgirl and spoke of her "horror" it had occurred.
LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch's British newspapers, denied on Thursday knowing a phone-hacking private detective at a paper she edited, as her lawyer told her trial of "agendas being pursued" in the background of her case. | Video
LONDON - Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of Rupert Murdoch's British newspapers, is due to begin her defense on Wednesday against allegations she was complicit in widespread phone-hacking at the now defunct News of the World weekly.
NEW YORK - Thomson Reuters Corp forecast that revenue would be flat in 2014 and reported worse-than-expected fourth-quarter results, as financial customers in Europe and Asia cut back on spending and the legal business weakened in Latin America.
LONDON - "It was the kind of place you get out of and you never want to go back again." That's how one former reporter describes the News of the World newsroom under editor Rebekah Brooks, the ferociously ambitious executive who ran the Sunday tabloid from 2000 to 2003. Full Article