Clive Goodman

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Diana Leaked Royal Phone Book, Says Ex-Editor

Clive Goodman tells court she wanted to get back at Charles

(Newser) - Another shocker from Britain's phone-hacking trial: Former News of the World royal editor Clive Goodman says a palace phone book in his possession came not from corrupt cops but from an angry princess. Goodman yesterday told the court that Princess Diana gave him the book in 1992 because she... More »

Rebekah Brooks Got a Horse From Scotland Yard

Rebekah Brooks kept horse for two years

(Newser) - A weird detail from coverage of the News of the World phone hacking scandal : The year after NotW royal editor Clive Goodman and private investigator Glenn Mulcaire were jailed, Scotland Yard loaned out a retired police horse to Rebekah Brooks, who was at that time the editor of the Sun... More »

Ex-News Corp Execs: We Investigated Hacking

Bosses searched 2K emails following accusation of wider hacking

(Newser) - James Murdoch was well aware that News of the World's phone hacking scandal went beyond a rogue reporter, and he failed to act, News Corp's former legal chief testified today. Tom Crone says Murdoch authorized a $1.1 million settlement with a hacking victim based on an email... More »

NotW Reporter's Letter Blows Lid Off of Top-Level Cover Up

Goodman: hacking was 'widely discussed'

(Newser) - A 4-year-old letter by News of the World's disgraced royal reporter—who went to jail and was fired for his admitted role in the phone hacking scandal—contends that senior figures at the newspaper and at News International knew phone hacking was widespread and sanctioned, reports the Guardian . The... More »

Cameron Calls for News of World Probes

But public suspects the closure is just a shell game

(Newser) - Facing a mounting public outcry over the News of the World scandal, David Cameron today announced a pair of investigations that will look into both the News of the World's activities (including allegations of police bribery) and the future of media regulation, the AP reports. Cameron said that politicians... More »

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