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  • 9th March 2012

    The Times keeps up attack on equal marriage opponents 36

    Hugo Rifkind argued that the "eeeuw factor" and God are at the root of opposition arguments (Photo: Jon Smith)

    1:20 PM — After officially backing equal marriage rights for gays this week, The Times has published a comment piece today on benefits of such a move, gently cajoling opponents for the quality of their arguments.

  • 5th March 2012

    The Times backs gay marriage 59

    The Times is a subsidiary of News International

    11:03 AM — An editorial in The Times today says the paper is in favour of gay marriage and that "far from damaging marriage, expanding it to same-sex couples shores it up".

  • 8th February 2012

    Simon Hughes accepts damages from News of the World publisher 3

    The News of the World hacked into the voicemail of Simon Hughes

    6:39 PM — The openly bisexual deputy leader of the Liberal Democrats, Simon Hughes has settled his phone-hacking damages claims against News of the World publisher News Group Newspapers. Mr Hughes joined former footballer Paul Gascoigne, comedian Steve Coogan and football agent Sky Andrew in agreeing a settlement.

  • 11th August 2011

    Simon Hughes to sue News International about phone hacking 3

    Simon Hughes already knows his phone was hacked by the News of the World

    10:46 PM — The bisexual deputy-leader of the Liberal Democrats, Simon Hughes, is to sue News International over the hacking of his phone by a private investigator working for the now defunct News of the World.

  • 9th July 2011

    How the News of the World threatened PinkNews after Ashley Cole expose 48

    7:33 PM — Five years ago, PinkNews.co.uk became entangled in one of the most complex libel disputes in recent times between the News of the World and the footballer Ashley Cole. Legal threats against PinkNews.co.uk made by the News of the World could have threatened this publication with closure. As the News of the World prepares to publish its last edition, we look back at this extraordinary case.

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