Max Clifford, a celebrity publicist who has represented O.J. Simpson, David Beckham and Simon Cowell, pleaded not guilty to 11 sexual offense charges involving girls as young as 15 over almost two decades.
Stuart Hall, a former host of British Broadcasting Corp. television programs, pleaded guilty to 14 sexual-assault offenses, involving victims as young as nine over a period spanning almost two decades.
Max Clifford, a celebrity publicist who has represented O.J. Simpson, David Beckham and Simon Cowell, was arrested by U.K. police probing decades-old pedophilia claims against people in the entertainment industry.
Max Clifford , the publicist hired by Shrien Dewani, whose wife was murdered while they were on honeymoon in South Africa from the U.K. last month, says allegations his client planned the killing are “ludicrous.”
British police investigating illegal activities at News Corp.’s now defunct News of the World newspaper are reviewing the tabloid’s 2010 settlement of a phone hacking case brought by publicist Max Clifford.
News Corp., former publisher of the shuttered News of the World tabloid, was hit last week with accusations that reporters hacked into voice mails as late as 2008, a year after a reporter and detective were jailed for the offense.
UBS AG, Switzerland’s biggest bank, sought immunity from prosecution by Canadian regulators probing a potential conspiracy to rig the price of derivatives globally, three people with knowledge of the inquiry said.