LONDON (Reuters) - Lord Justice Brian Leveson produced plans for the toughest regulation of the British press in 300 years on Thursday after decades of misbehavior, final warnings and universal acceptance that the current system had failed. Full story
Prosecutors have filed criminal charges against former News of the World editor Andy Coulson and former News International executive Rebekah Brooks for their alleged involvement in Britain’s phone-hacking scandal. NBC’s Michelle Kosinski reports from London.
David Cameron testified at the Leveson Inquiry that there was never any 'overt or covert' agreement with News International. The Prime Minister admits relations between the press and politicians have become too close, but denied any deal was made between the two. ITN’s political correspondent Alex F
Britain’s former Prime Minister Tony Blair admitted he was very close to News International as Prime Minister - but he told the Leveson Inquiry it was a working relationship, not a close one. Testimony was briefly interrupted by a protestor who accused Blair of being a “war criminal.” ITN's Tom Brad
An advertisement for The Sun newspaper is seen on a billboard outside News International's Wapping headquarters in London January 28, 2012. REUTERS/Chris Helgren
Copies of the final edition of the News of the World are printed on the presses at the News International print works in Waltham Cross, southern England July 9, 2011. REUTERS/Ian Nicholson/Pool
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks leaves after appearing at the Old Bailey courthouse for a hearing in London March 8, 2013. REUTERS/Paul Hackett (BRITAIN - Tags: CRIME LAW POLITICS MEDIA SOCIETY)
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks