Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks interested in Milly case, but denies knowledge of hacking – Martin Hickman

11 03 2014

Dowler and NoWDay 66, Part 1:  Rebekah Brooks agreed today she was “extremely interested” in Milly Dowler’s disappearance – but denied she knew the News of the World had hacked her phone. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks denies ordering NOTW execs to remove Dowler voicemail reference – Martin Hickman

25 02 2014

Dowler and NoWDay 57, Part 2:  Rebekah Brooks today denied ordering newspaper executives to remove a reference to a hacked voicemail from a story about Milly Dowler.

The News of the World changed a story on 13 April 2002 about a voicemail left for the missing 13-year-old after police questioned its veracity. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks denies any involvement in hacking Milly Dowler’s phone – Martin Hickman

25 02 2014

Rebekah BrooksDay 57, Part 1:  Rebekah Brooks today denied any involvement in the hacking of Milly Dowler’s phone. Giving evidence at the Old Bailey, Mrs Brooks said she had not known that the schoolgirl’s voicemail had been intercepted days after her disappearance in 2002. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks complains about “BBC-Guardian Old Labour hit” and Coulson complains about leaks – Martin Hickman

23 01 2014

AUTOAHfrt_1_gdn_110705_04__Day 44, Part 1: Rebekah Brooks appeared to believe that reports on the hacking of Milly Dowler were part of a co-ordinated exercise against News International by the BBC, the Guardian newspaper and members of the Labour Party. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: Attorney General v Associated Newspapers: Newspaper articles on Levi Bellfield were in contempt of court – Eloise le Santo

24 07 2012

Articles on Levi Bellfield published in the Daily Mirror and the Daily Mail have been held to be in contempt of court. The articles in question formed part of an ‘avalanche of publicity’ by both print and broadcast media following Bellfield’s conviction on 23 June 2011 for the murder and kidnapping of Milly Dowler. Read the rest of this entry »