Sun ‘Mobile Phone’ Trial: ‘Disgraceful … unacceptable’ says former Surrey police chief of paid for police-leaks

19 11 2014

???????????????????????“Leaking for money is disgraceful, unacceptable, and breaches everything police officers stand for in their jobs,” a former Surrey Assistant Chief Constable told an Old Bailey Court today in the trial of senior Sun journalist Nick Parker and two others. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun ‘Mobile Phone’ Trial: Journalist transcribed contents of Labour MP’s stolen phone, court told

19 11 2014

Siobhain mcdonaghMichael Parroy QC continued in his opening address to the jury at Court 11 of the Old Bailey where senior Sun journalist Nick Parker faces three charges of ‘aiding and abetting misconduct in a public office’ as well as two charges of computer misuse and handling stolen goods in relation to the mobile phone of former Labour Deputy Chief Whip, Siobhan McDonagh. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun ‘Mobile Phone’ Trial: Journalist and two others face theft and misconduct charges

19 11 2014

Nick ParkerIn a third trial involving journalists from Britain’s best-selling daily paper, the Sun’s chief foreign correspondent, Nick Parker, faces five charges involving payments to public officials and the theft of the mobile phone of Labour MP and former deputy chief whip, Siobhan McDonagh in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: Johnson v Steele, Victim of cyber bullying campaign by blogger awarded £70,000 damages – Hardeep Singh

19 11 2014

cyber_bullyingIn the case of Johnson v Steele ([2014] EWHC B24 QB)) a building industry expert was awarded £70,000 libel damages over a “cyber bullying” campaign orchestrated against him on Twitter and blogs. Read the rest of this entry »