Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, former lead editors of the News of the World tabloid in Britain, are among eight former News Corp. journalists being charged with conspiring to intercept voice mail to get stories.
Piers Morgan, the host of CNN’s “Tonight” program and former editor of three British tabloids, was contradicted by Paul McCartney’s former wife at a U.K. inquiry triggered by News Corp.’s phone-hacking scandal.
The U.K. is looking at making U.S.- style pre-nuptial agreements legally binding after high-profile divorce cases involving the ex-Beatle, Paul McCartney , and a former JPMorgan Chase & Co. investment banker.
Piers Morgan, the host of CNN’s “Tonight” program and former editor of three British tabloids, told a U.K. inquiry into press ethics that he wasn’t involved in phone hacking when he oversaw the newspapers.
A former reporter at the Daily Mirror U.K. tabloid contradicted evidence given by CNN broadcaster Piers Morgan, saying that phone hacking took place on a daily basis at the newspaper’s show business desk.
Bankers, socialites and heirs to family fortunes may win more power to protect assets in divorces if the U.K. Supreme Court tomorrow moves a step closer to recognizing U.S.-style pre-nuptial agreements, lawyers say.