News Corporation is making efforts to receive as high as possible payout from the $139 settlement of the litigation, which alleged that executives have damaged investors by giving to its chair Rupert Murdoch the right to use the company as “his personal fiefdom”, reported Financial Times.
LONDON (Reuters) - Trinity Mirror said it had not yet received any legal claims over allegations of phone hacking. "We note the allegations made against us by Mark Lewis in today's papers," the owner of the Daily Mirror tabloid said in a statement on Tuesday. "We have not yet received any claims nor have we been provided with any substantiation for those claims." On Monday, Lewis, the lawyer who led phone-hacking cases against News International, filed legal claims against Trinity Mirror on behalf of four people, including the former England soccer manager Sven-Goran Eriksson. ...
Local British police suspected more than 10 years ago that a missing schoolgirl's phone had been hacked by people associated with Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World tabloid, an attorney said Wednesday.
Brazil star Gilberto Silva believes Wayne Rooney's recent form makes England genuine title contenders at this year's World Cup finals in South Africa.Manchester United striker Rooney has been superb for Manchester United this season and it was his header that saw Sir Alex Ferguson's side beat Aston Villa 2-1 in the League Cup final at Wembley on Sunday."Of course, we look at Rooney very closely, especially if we have to face England," said 33-year-old Gilberto, who could be playing against England in the semi-finals in South Africa, on Monday.