Phone Hacking Trial: Mark Hanna “a man caught up” in a case which has nothing to do with him – Martin Hickman

4 06 2014

Mark HannaDay 114, Part 2: Mark Hanna, News International’s security chief, did nothing more than pick up some property from Rebekah Brooks’ husband Charlie and arrange its return the following day, his lawyer told the phone hacking trial today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: News International admin assistant stowed Charlie Brooks’s bag under her desk, court hears – Martin Hickman

4 04 2014

News of the WorldDay 84, Part 2:  A News International administration assistant helped place a bag belonging to Charlie Brooks into two bin bags and stowed the property under her desk at the newspaper group’s HQ for hours while Mr Brooks’s wife Rebekah was under arrest, a court heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: News International security head, I wouldn’t commit a crime for anyone – Martin Hickman

3 04 2014

Mark HannaDay 83:  News International’s head of security today denied being part of a plot to shield Rebekah Brooks and the newspaper group from the Metropolitan Police’s investigation into phone hacking.

Mark Hanna, suspended on full pay by the newspaper company when he was charged in May 2012, said he would not commit a crime for anyone. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks’s bags removed before arrest known, NI security head tells trial – Martin Hickman

2 04 2014

Mark HannaDay 82, Part 2: News International’s head of security did not know Rebekah Brooks had been arrested on the day until hours after he allegedly hid evidence from detectives, he told the phone hacking trial today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: News International security chief kept pornography “stash” from police – Martin Hickman

2 04 2014

Mark HannaDay 82, Part 1:  A security chief for Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper group agreed to keep from the police a stash of pornography belonging to the husband of former chief executive Rebekah Brooks, the phone hacking trial heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: News International head of security denies burning “incriminating” documents – Martin Hickman

1 04 2014

Mark HannaDay 81, Part 2: News International’s head of security today denied burning documents that incriminated the company in his back garden. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: News International security head “burnt stuff” in back garden, trial hears – Martin Hickman

20 01 2014

Mark HannaDay 41: News International’s head of security Mark Hanna told a colleague he had “burnt stuff” in his back garden around the time of the closure of the News of the World, the hacking trial heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Potential evidence concealed in “pizza delivery” to Brooks’s flat, jury hears – Martin Hickman

14 01 2014

CCTVDay 39, Part 1: Further CCTV footage of Rebekah and Charlie Brooks was shown to the jury at the phone hacking trial as the Crown made its case that they hid evidence from police. The closed circuit pictures captured the events in the basement car park of the Brooks’s London home on the day Mrs Brooks was arrested at Lewisham police station for suspected phone hacking. Read the rest of this entry »