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Phone Hacking Trial: NOTW reporter admits mistakes in phone hacking allegations – Martin Hickman

media_andy_coulson_2Day 49, Part 2: A long-serving News of the World reporter has admitted making mistakes in his allegations about Andy Coulson’s involvement in phone hacking. At the start of his four-day testimony this week and in his police statement, Dan Evans said he had played the message left by Sienna Miller to Mr Coulson and another journalist at the NoW’s offices in Wapping on Tuesday 27 September 2005. Continue reading

Phone Hacking Trial Report: Coulson-Brooks affair assists Crown’s conspiracy claim – Martin Hickman

Coulson BrooksThe News of the World ordered the hacking of Milly Dowler’s phone on the same day it sympathised with her distraught parents’ anguish, the phone hacking trial heard today. Milly went missing near her home in Walton on Thames, Surrey, in March 2002, sparking a large public police investigation and a parallel, covert one at the News of the World, the Old Bailey was told. Continue reading

Phone Hacking “Trial of the Century” begins tomorrow: eight defendants face a total of seven charges

Brooks and CoulsonThe first phone-hacking trial begins next week before Mr Justice Saunders and a jury in Court 12 at the Central Criminal Court (the “Old Bailey”) in London on Monday 28 October 2013.  The first day or two are expected to be taken up with legal argument and the selection of the jury so the prosecution opening is not likely to begin until Tuesday or Wednesday. The trial is expected to last at least 4 months. Continue reading

News: Metropolitan Police Officer convicted of misconduct over attempted sale of phone hacking information

April CasburnDetective Chief Inspector April Casburn has been convicted of misconduct in a public office by a jury at Southwark Crown Court after she admitted telephoning the “News of the World” on 11 September 2010, shortly after the phone hacking inquiry was re-opening.  She is the first person to have been prosecuted under Operation Elveden, the investigation into improper police behaviour. Continue reading

News: Phone Hacking – Coulson, Brooks, Mulcaire and five others to be charged

The Crown Prosecution Service announced today that it had decided to charge former News of the World editors Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks,  and six others with offences relating to alleging phone hacking between 2002 and 2006.  In addition to Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, the News of the World employees to be charged are Stuart Kuttner, Greg Miskiw, Ian Edmondson, Neville Thurlbeck and James Weatherup.  Glenn Mulcaire will also face further charges. Continue reading

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