Unnecessary cancer screenings, risky procedures and an estimated $800 billion in annual “overtreatment” costs take a thrashing in filmmaker Roger Weisberg’s provoking new PBS documentary “Money & Medicine.”
Sky Andrew, a U.K. sports agent suing News Corp. ’s News of the World newspaper over phone hacking, asked a judge to force police to hand over notebooks obtained during a criminal investigation five years ago.
News Corp.’s British publishing unit asked a judge to keep secret a series of new claims being made by victims of phone hacking at its News of the World tabloid in preparation for a group trial scheduled for February.
Two British celebrities who say their mobile-phone voicemail messages were intercepted by an investigator for News Corp. ’s News of the World newspaper asked a London judge to order the disclosure of more information.
News Corp.’s U.K. newspaper unit gave secret internal e-mails to a judge who called them “startling” and ordered the company to search a former senior employee’s laptops for evidence of a phone-hacking cover up.
Ex-News Corp. private investigator Glenn Mulcaire, who was jailed in 2007 for secretly tapping celebrities’ voice mails, told a court that he shouldn’t have to give detailed evidence of his activities in phone-hacking cases.
Two celebrities who claim their mobile-phone voice mail messages were hacked by an investigator for News Corp. ’s News of the World may have “jumped on the bandwagon,” a lawyer for the U.K. Sunday newspaper told a London court.