Sun Six Trial: Two Sun journalists cleared of conspiring to make illegal payments to police officers – Martin Hickman

16 01 2015

John EdwardsJohn TroupTwo journalists, Sun picture editor John Edwards and the paper’s former district reporter John Troup, were today cleared of conspiring to make illegal payments to public officials. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Reporter was subject to no allegations for 5,984 days of 6,000 he worked for the paper, Court told – Martin Hickman

20 12 2014

John TroupA tipster who supplied a story to the Sun about the death of a prisoner in solitary confinement at a Category A prison may have been pretending to be a prison officer, a court was told yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Reporter did not know he was paying a prison officer, court hears – Martin Hickman

10 12 2014

POLICE Prison 1Sun reporter John Troup did not know he was paying a prison officer for an exclusive story about a prisoner’s death at a Category A jail, a court heard yesterday.

Giving evidence at The Sun Six  trial, Mr Troup agreed with the Crown’s counsel that he had entered into an agreement to pay a tipster for information about the suicide of a hitman at HMP Whitemoor in Cambridgeshire.

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Sun Six Trial: Reporter never wrote story for which he sought £300 cash to pay prison officer, Court hears – Martin Hickman

9 12 2014

John TroupA Sun reporter never wrote a story for which he asked a manager for £300 cash to pay a prison officer, he told a court today. John Troup told The Sun Six Trial that “on the balance of probabilities” he believed his colleague Simon Hughes – who is not on trial – wrote the story about a hanging at HMP Whitemoor.

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