Milly Dowler

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Milly Dowler family slam Rupert Murdoch for lack of apology #NOTW

The family of Milly Dowler, who met Nick Clegg in London today and will meet David Cameron on Wednesday, have claimed that Rupert Murdoch has still not bothered to apologise to them for allegedly hacking the murdered girl’s phone. Since arriving in Britain on Sunday, Rupert Murdoch has had time to visit Wapping, meet his … Continue reading

Milly Dowler solicitor Mark Lewis calls for Rebekah Brooks to quit, as Nick Clegg says Murdoch should reconsider BSkyB bid

It’s not even lunchtime, and there have already been two big developments in the phone hacking case: Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has written to Ofcom regarding the BSkyB deal. This is a pretty significant step, because for the first time the government seems to be moving against that deal. It remains to be seen how … Continue reading

News of the World faces advertising boycott threat as Soham families are drawn into phone hacking scandal

A number of companies are being pressured to withdraw their advertising from the News of the World as public anger mounts over the phone hacking scandal. Following yesterday’s revelations that the News of the World allegedly hacked the phone of murdered teen Milly Dowler, potentially hampering the police investigation, it has been alleged today that … Continue reading

Rebekah Brooks ‘will not resign’ over News of the World Milly Dowler phone hacking allegations

The BBC’s Robert Peston, who is usually a reliable source when it comes to these things, has revealed that Rebekah Brooks will not resign despite new allegations regarding the News of the World phone hacking scandal. Peston also says that Rupert Murdoch backs Brooks. The alleged hacking of celebrities’ phones was bad enough. But the … Continue reading

News of the World allegedly hacked phone of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler?

There are reports that the parents of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler are planning to seek damages from the News of the World¬†after allegedly being told by police that their daughter’s phone was hacked. There are further unconfirmed allegations suggesting that the hacking could be construed as hampering a police investigation. According to The Guardian, the … Continue reading

Levi Bellfield convicted of 2002 murder of Milly Dowler

Levi Bellfield, who was already serving life for a double murder, has today been convicted of killing teenager Milly Dowler in 2002. Milly Dowler vanished while walking home from school in Walton-on-Thames. The 13-year-old’s decomposing body was found six months later in Hampshire. Levi Bellfield is currently in prison for the murders of Amelie Delagrange, … Continue reading