Milly Dowler

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UK Charges Brooks, Coulson in Hacking Scandal

British prosecutors announce 19 charges

(Newser) - British authorities have announced 19 charges over the tabloid phone hacking scandal, and they're targeting some of the biggest names in the case. Former News International CEO Rebekah Brooks and David Cameron's former communications chief Andy Coulson will both be charged with conspiring to "intercept communications."... More »

News Corp Phone Hacking Settlement: $4.8M

Money will go to Milly Dowler's family, charity

(Newser) - As the phone hacking controversy rages on , News Corp has reached a settlement with the family of a murdered girl at the center of the case, Bloomberg reports. In keeping with an offer last month , the company’s British branch is paying Milly Dowler’s family about $3.2 million,... More »

News International Offers Dead Girl's Family $4.7M

But the phone-hacking victims may want more

(Newser) - The price for illegal phone hacking has just skyrocketed for Rupert Murdoch. Seeking to settle a high-profile hacking case against Milly Dowler, a 13-year-old girl who was murdered in 2002, News International has offered her family roughly $4.7 million—a third of which would go to charity. But sources... More »

Murdoch Apologizes to Milly Dowler's Family for Hacking

Family says 'actions speak louder than words'

(Newser) - Rupert Murdoch has taken a step toward convincing the world he is, in fact, a human being. The embattled media mogul has apologized to the family of Milly Dowler, the schoolgirl murdered in 2002 whose phone was allegedly hacked by Murdoch's News of the World . He met with the... More »

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