Sun Four Trial: Prosecution Closing, jury reminded of Rebekah Brooks admission of payments to police officers

4 03 2015

rebekah-brooks-andy-coulsonThe Sun’s relationship with some of it’s sources was “profoundly corrupt,” a court heard yesterday. Summing up the prosecution case against four senior staff at the newspaper, an army officer and his wife Michel Parroy QC told an Old Bailey jury that the trail was “in the end about greed,” greed from the sources for money and greed from the Sun for stories. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Four Trial: Judge’s directions on public interest and closing speeches begin

4 03 2015

Geoffrey CoxNews International gave police investigating alleged misconduct by their staff access to over 23 million internal emails a court was told yestertoday. Read the rest of this entry »





From telegram to tweet: Section 127 and all that – Graham Smith

4 03 2015

big-brother-watchBig Brother Watch has this week published the results of its research, conducted via freedom of information requests to police forces, into charges and cautions under two communications offences: Section 127 of the Communications Act 2003 and the Malicious Communications Act 1988. Read the rest of this entry »