Phone Hacking Trial: Rebekah Brooks escorted out of building on day she resigned, hacking trial hears – Martin Hickman

9 01 2014

Rebekah BrooksDay 37, Part 1: One of Rebekah Brooks’s personal assistants had several meetings with a defendant in the hacking trial after giving a statement to police, the Old Bailey heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Court hears from former NI financial controller and Rebekah Brooks PA

9 01 2014

NotebooksDay 36:   The jury yesterday heard that Rebekah Brooks has got a personal assistant, Cheryl Carter, a job at a newspaper in Australia owned by Rupert Murdoch.  Mrs Carter had been due to up a secretarial job at the Sunday Times in Perth when she was arrested in January 2012 on suspicion of perverting the course of justice. Read the rest of this entry »





Defamation Act 2013: a step in the right direction – Mike Harris

9 01 2014

Libel ReformThe Defamation Act 2013 came into force on 1 January 2014 offering better protection for freedom of expression and reforming the libel laws of England and Wales that had become in the words of leading parliamentarians a “national humiliation”. Read the rest of this entry »