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Churchill's Passing and a Marketplace Pierced By Lies

Barry Singer | Posted 01.29.2016 | Arts
Barry Singer

Churchill's passing and that widely-televised funeral launched the market for all things Churchill. In other words, the loss of Winston Churchill put me in business.

'Inspector of the Dead': A Conversation With David Morrell

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.22.2015 | Books
Mark Rubinstein

David Morrell's latest novel, Inspector of the Dead, is a sequel, featuring De Quincy and his iconoclastic daughter, Emily. When a killer begins targeting London's elite, Scotland Yard again seeks De Quincy's help.

Portuguese Police Question 4 In Madeleine McCann Disappearance

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.02.2014 | Crime

Portuguese police taking a fresh look at the Madeleine McCann case are reportedly questioning four men about the 3-year-old kidnapped from her British...

UK Police Defend David Miranda Detention

Reuters | Posted 10.20.2013 | Media

LONDON, Aug 20 (Reuters) - Britain's authorities said on Tuesday the use of anti-terrorism powers to detain the partner of a journalist who wrote ab...

Michael McLaughlin

Scotland Yard's New Search For Madeleine McCann Slammed

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.08.2013 | Crime

A real estate developer who's used his own wealth to investigate the disappearance of missing tike Madeleine McCann slammed Scotland Yard for announci...

New Madeleine McCann Sighting

Posted 03.04.2013 | Crime

The international search for missing girl Madeleine McCann turned to Cyprus after a tourist claimed he saw a girl resembling her traveling with a Brit...

A Case for Sherlock Holmes

Len Levitt | Posted 03.30.2013 | New York
Len Levitt

Maybe the only person who can figure out Bill Bratton's future is Sherlock Holmes' sidekick, Dr. Watson.

Punked to Death: Nurse's Apparent Suicide Puts Ratings Hunger on Trial

Lorraine Devon Wilke | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media
Lorraine Devon Wilke

Yet even as the world remains stunned by the lethal prank and a family grieves the loss of a beloved member, we're now being told by Australian media that the shock jocks involved are in a "fragile state" and in intensive therapy. Do we care about them at this point?

British Nurse's Apparent Suicide Is Tragic, But Media and Public Response Has Been Over the Top

Michael Russnow | Posted 02.09.2013 | Media
Michael Russnow

The awful news of Jacintha Saldanha's apparent suicide is tragic. However, to inflate the incident unrealistically, as if a harmless prank from two Australian radio disc jockeys was a causal effect and in so doing possibly ruin their careers, is an example of how the media blows things out of proportion.

10 Teen Hackers Who Are Breaking Through Firewalls

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.18.2012 | Teen

Over the past two years, we've seen a ton of stories about teenage tech geniuses who have pushed legal boundaries by cracking the codes of governments...

Phone Hacking Scandal: Met Police Refers Files On Five Journalists To Prosecutors

guardian.co.uk | Josh Halliday | Posted 08.11.2012 | Media

Scotland Yard has referred files relating to five journalists arrested on suspicion of phone hacking to prosecutors, the Crown Prosecution Service has...

British Press And UK Police Warned Against Close Relationship, In Wake Of Phone Hacking Scandal

guardian.co.uk | Caroline Davies | Posted 03.05.2012 | Media

A too-close relationship between senior Metropolitan police officers and sections of the media compromises the ability of both to investigate each oth...

News International Paid Former Executive While He Was Working For Police

Telegraph | Posted 11.23.2011 | Media

The former News of the World executive employed by the Metropolitan Police was secretly paid more than £25,000 by News International during his time ...

Woman Arrested Over Suicide Bombing

PA | Posted 11.14.2011 | Home

The wife of a man who carried out a suicide bombing in Sweden last year has been arrested by police. It is understood Mona Thwany, t...

Cop Arrested For Leaking Hacking Info

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.19.2011 | Media

LONDON — One of the detectives investigating phone hacking at the News of the World tabloid has been arrested on suspicion of leaking information ab...

UK Cops Widen Phone Hacking Inquiry

Posted 10.01.2011 | Media

LONDON (Reuters) - London police probing phone hacking at Rupert Murdoch's defunct News of the World tabloid are broadening their investigation to all...

UK Cops Widen Phone Hacking Inquiry

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2011 | Media

LONDON (Reuters) - London police probing phone hacking at Rupert Murdoch's defunct News of the World tabloid are broadening their investigation to all...

Media and Moral Values

George Mitrovich | Posted 09.20.2011 | Media
George Mitrovich

I find the saga in England absorbing. As a former press secretary to two U.S. senators and a press aide to Bobby Kennedy in the presidential campaign of '68, media are a significant part of my life.

News Corp 'Deliberately Thwarted' Investigation Into Phone Hacking

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media

News Corp "deliberately" tried to impede the first investigation into the phone hacking scandal, according to a House of Commons committee report. ...

Could Wall Street Ever Face a "Murdoch Moment"? Could Its Empire Ever Fall?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 09.19.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

The Rupert Murdoch story holds a lesson for everyone who longs for justice against other seemingly invincible empires: Even when your opponents seem to hold overwhelming power, a change may be just around the corner.

Can the Brits Get Rupert?

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Even just a few weeks ago, who would have doubted the outcome of a competition between Rupert Murdoch and the New York Times?

"Spiritual America": Censorship at Yale, and Now London?

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Raymond J. Learsy

Ominously, officers of the London Police forced the withdrawal of a naked image of actress Brooke Shields, aged 10, from the newly opened "Pop Life" exhibition at the Tate Modern.

Police Terror Alert: 'Mumbai Is Coming To London'

The Sunday Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In a briefing in the City of London 12 days ago, a senior detective from SO15, the Metropolitan police counter-terrorism command, said: "Mumbai is com...

Erwin Washington, Drunk United Pilot From Lakewood, Arrested In London

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Erwin Washington, of Lakewood, a United Airlines pilot, was arrested in London on charges of being drunk prior to flying from London to Chicago on Mon...

Far-Right Terror Attack Feared By UK Police, Mirroring Similar Warning By DHS in US

Guardian | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism command fears the extreme right will stage a deadly terrorist attack in Britain to try to stoke racial tensions, the...