Sun Six Trial: Sun’s former head of news will no longer stand trial for conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office – Martin Hickman

12 12 2014

Sun head of news Chris Pharo arrives at Kingston Crown Court in LondonThe Sun’s head of news, Chris Pharo, will no longer stand trial for a charge of conspiring to commit misconduct in public office involving a prison officer, a jury was told today. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Sun News Editor questioned over falling public trust – Martin Hickman

18 11 2014

SunThe Sun’s head of news denied that falling public trust in the police, prison service and Broadmoor high security hospital was simply “collateral damage” for the newspaper’s news-gathering operation. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Sun Executives were in fear of another “tirade” from Rebekah Brooks – Martin Hickman

18 11 2014

Rebekah BrooksSun executives challenged little about the way the paper operated because they were in fear of another “tirade” from editor Rebekah Brooks, its news editor told the Sun corruption trial today. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Sun news editor tells jury he did not know cash was for serving police officers – Martin Hickman

17 11 2014

Sun head of news Chris Pharo arrives at Kingston Crown Court in LondonThe Sun’s news editor did not believe that when his reporters asked for cash payments to “police” or “jail” sources that their contacts were actually serving police or prison officers, Kingston Crown Court heard today. Read the rest of this entry »