Actor Hugh Grant and former U.K. Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott attended a dinner to honor Nick Davies, the Guardian newspaper reporter who in July 2009 broke the first story that phone hacking at News Corp.’s News of the World newspaper might extend beyond a “rogue” reporter.
British actor Hugh Grant, the star of the romantic comedy “Four Weddings and a Funeral,” sued London’s Metropolitan Police, two months after he said he taped a former tabloid journalist saying phone hacking was widespread.
Actor Hugh Grant was “reckless” when he claimed the Mail on Sunday newspaper hacked into his voice mails, a lawyer for U.K. publisher Daily Mail & General Trust Plc told a judge-led inquiry into press ethics.
British actor Hugh Grant won a court order requiring London’s Metropolitan Police to hand over documents with any evidence that his voice mails were hacked into by a private investigator for News Corp.’s now-defunct News of the World tabloid or other newspapers.
Watched over by armed elite police, Imran Khan told thousands of flag-waving supporters in the town of Okara in Pakistan that together they would end the rule of parties that had pushed the nation to the brink of ruin.
Hugh Grant said his phone was hacked by the Daily Mail & General Trust Plc’s Mail on Sunday, the second time an inquiry on U.K. media practices heard that phone hacking may have gone beyond News Corp.’s News of the World.
Julian Assange, founder of the anti- secrecy website WikiLeaks, will probably lose his bid for asylum from Ecuador and end up in an English jail for breaking the terms of his bail during an extradition fight, U.K. lawyers say.
Imran Khan, the former Pakistani cricket captain and now the country’s rising political star, said anger over corruption and the sluggish economy is fueling a “revolution” that will oust the ruling coalition in elections he predicts will be held this year.
Julian Assange , founder of the WikiLeaks website that leaked thousands of secret U.S. military and State Department documents, was denied bail by a U.K. judge at an extradition hearing over rape allegations in Sweden.