A News Corp. journalist became the sixth from its Sun tabloid charged with misconduct in a public office along with a press officer for U.K. tax officials as part of a police-led probe into wrongdoing at the company.
Two senior News Corp. journalists and the bodyguard of Rebekah Brooks, the former head of the company’s U.K. unit, were among six defendants who appeared at a London court for the first time to face bribery, misconduct and obstruction charges.
The bodyguard of Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive officer of News Corp.’s U.K. unit, was charged with perverting the course of justice during probes of phone hacking and bribery at the company’s newspapers.
Margaret Thatcher will be given a funeral just one step short of a full state ceremony on April 17, the government announced, a day after the U.K.’s only female prime minister died at the age of 87 following a stroke.
Prime Minister David Cameron will lead tributes in Parliament today to Britain’s only female premier, Margaret Thatcher, who died two days ago, as lawmakers break from their Easter vacation to consider her legacy.
U.K. police around the country failed to share details of allegations of sexual abuse against Jimmy Savile, allowing the former British Broadcasting Corp. television star’s crimes to go undetected during his lifetime.