Sean Hoare, the former News of the World correspondent who was the first member of Andy Coulson’s staff to claim the editor knew of phone hacking by his reporters, was found dead in his home Monday. (more)
Sir Paul Stephenson, head of London’s Metropolitan Police Service—commonly known as Scotland Yard—resigned Sunday just hours after police arrested former editor Rebekah Brooks in the Murdoch hacking scandal.
If Benazir Bhutto’s supporters were hoping that a Scotland Yard investigation into the former prime minister’s death would contradict the Pakistani government’s findings, they’re bound to be disappointed by Thursday’s reports that the British police agency pieced together a similar account of her Dec. 27 assassination.
Addressing international reporters Thursday in Islamabad, Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf said he and his administration have nothing to hide with regard to the Dec. 27 assassination of Benazir Bhutto; rather, Musharraf said Bhutto took risks at the Rawalpindi rally that made her vulnerable to attack.