Scandals

News of the World journalists' computers were destroyed by 'putting them through a grinder and smashing them up'

The phone hacking scandal has taken a new twist after it was revealed computers used by News of the World journalists were destroyed by putting them 'through a grinder'.

New allegations besiege Murdoch media empire

CASSANDRA VINOGRAD and RAPHAEL G. SATTER AP 12.07.2011
New allegations besiege Murdoch media empire

Rupert Murdoch's media empire was besieged Monday by accusations that two more of his British newspapers engaged in hacking, deception and privacy violations that included accessing former Prime Minister Gordon Brown's bank account information and...


Phone hacking: 9/11 victims 'may have had mobiles tapped by News of the World reporters'

DESPERATE Rupert Murdoch yesterday flew to London to try to save his ­crumbling empire. He arrived in a cowboy-style hat to be hit by claims News of the World reporters hacked the phones of 9/11 victims. Murdoch held talks with News International ...

NASA Scientist Accused of Using Celeb Status Among Environmental Groups to Enrich Himself

The NASA scientist who once claimed the Bush administration tried to "silence" his global warming claims is now accused of receiving more than $1.2 million from the very environmental organizations whose agenda he advocated.


John Galliano 'guzzled champagne and took valium like candy before his anti-Jewish rant'

John Galliano told a French court yesterday he had no 'recollection whatsoever' of launching an anti-Semitic tirade in Paris because he was so high on drink and drugs.

Weiner Resigns After Weeks of Scandal, but Could Yet Rebuild His Career

MICHAEL HOWARD SAUL The Wall Street Journal 18.06.2011
Weiner Resigns After Weeks of Scandal, but Could Yet Rebuild His Career

He's a 46-year-old with a pregnant wife, and now he's out of work. What are his prospects? Plenty of Americans find themselves jobless in today's economy, but not many are former congressmen who tweeted themselves out of elected office. Anthony We...


Bizarre: Weiner had an early taste for taking shocking photographs, as seen here in these new images of him as an 18-year-old

Beleaguered congressman Anthony Weiner is set to face his humiliated wife Huma Abedin after she arrived at the family home in Washington home earlier today. Democrat leaders hope the pregnant Mrs Abedin will force her scandal ridden husband to res...

Penis photo NY Rep. Weiner sent to online gal pal emerges

He's been caught with his pants down. An apparent photo of Rep. Anthony Weiner's penis made its way onto the Internet today after it was tweeted by two radio DJs.


NY Rep. Weiner Told Porn Star to Lie, Offered PR Help

Congressman Anthony Weiner instructed one of his Internet women how to lie about their relationship ... and even offered PR help from his team, which could create major legal issues for him ... TMZ has learned.

NY Rep. Weiner Admits Tweeting Lewd Photo & Having Multiple ‘Inappropriate’ Online Relationships

Embattled Rep. Anthony Weiner has come clean. At a tense press conference on Monday, the six-term New York Democrat admitted to posting a lewd photo of himself on Twitter. The stunning turnaround came following a week of him issuing nothing but de...


Strauss-Kahn To Resign IMF Post, May Get $1 Million Bail

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, the head of the International Monetary Fund who was arrested in New York City for alleged sexual assault, has a court hearing scheduled for Thursday morning to seek his release on bail.

"Sperminator" Schwarzenegger scorned over love child

To fans, he was movie star tough guy the Terminator. Then he turned to politics and was affectionately dubbed the Governator. But after acknowledging that he fathered a child out of wedlock, Arnold Schwarzenegger was swiftly given a new name -- th...


IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn, right, sits at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court with his lawyer Benjamin Brafman on May 16, 2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, former head of the International Monetary Fund, has been placed on suicide watch in his New York City jail cell, four days after he was arrested and charged with sodomizing a chamber maid in his Manhattan hotel room.

IMF chief 'feared political opponent would pay a woman more than $1m to allege rape'

Dominique Strauss-Kahn feared that one of his political opponents would pay a woman more than $1million to say he raped her, it emerged today. The extraordinary revelation emerged in Paris as the International Monetary Fund head remained in a New ...


Police: IMF head picked out of lineup in sex case

COLLEEN LONG and ANGELA CHARLTON Yahoo! News 17.05.2011
Police: IMF head picked out of lineup in sex case

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's reputation with women earned him the nickname "the great seducer," and not even an affair with a subordinate could knock the International Monetary Fund leader off a political path pointed in the direction of the French pr...

Italy's Berlusconi indicted in prostitution probe

COLLEEN BARRY My Way News 16.02.2011
Italy's Berlusconi indicted in prostitution probe

An Italian judge on Tuesday ordered Premier Silvio Berlusconi to stand trial on charges he paid for sex with a 17-year-old Moroccan girl, then tried to cover it up.


Married US Congressman sends 'Shirtless Photo' to Craigslist catch; resigns

Rep. Christopher Lee is a married Republican congressman serving the 26th District of New York. But when he trolls Craigslist's "Women Seeking Men" forum, he's Christopher Lee, "divorced" "lobbyist" and "fit fun classy guy." One object of his flir...

Mafia 'holds compromising Silvio Berlusconi photos'

A leading Italian photographer has alleged that mafia gangsters claim to possess compromising photos of Silvio Berlusconi at wild “bunga bunga” sex parties.


Nicole Minetti

Women paid to have sex with Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi dressed in nurse and police uniforms and performed stripteases at parties, it was claimed today. The damaging allegations emerged in court documents which are part of a probe int...

HP CEO resigns after sex harassment investigation

Gabriel Madway and Alexei Oreskovic Reuters 09.08.2010
HP CEO resigns after sex harassment investigation

Hewlett-Packard Co CEO Mark Hurd unexpectedly resigned on Friday after a sexual harassment probe found he had a "close personal relationship" with an HP contractor who received improper payments.