Sun Six Trial: Sun’s Former Managing Editor tells court that over-claiming expenses was “industry wide culture” – Martin Hickman

1 12 2014

moneyNational newspaper reporters routinely fiddled their expenses for years, Graham Dudman, the managing editor of the Sun, told a trial today. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Court told Sun journalist was a “liar and a cheat” and that picture editor had ‘no idea’ that payments were to public officials – Martin Hickman

28 11 2014

New Sunday Sun tabloidA Sun journalist who paid a police officer for tip-offs and other information about high-profile crimes was a liar and a cheat, her former deputy news editor told a court today. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Worthwhile to pay Broadmoor worker for Halloween party story, court told – Martin Hickman

28 11 2014

_64723606_64723425Paying an NHS worker at Broadmoor for a story about patients staging a Halloween party was worthwhile, a former Sun executive told a court yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: There could have been other sources for stories for which public officials were paid, court told – Martin Hickman

27 11 2014

The First Editions Of The Sun On Sunday Hit The NewstandsThere could have been other sources for stories for which police officers and an NHS worker were paid by The Sun, the paper’s former news editor Ben O’Driscoll told a court today. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Former Sun Executive believed paid Broadmoor worker was a “whistle blower” – Martin Hickman

27 11 2014

Kingston CourtA former Sun executive believed that a Broadmoor worker who received payment for supplying stories to the paper was a “whistle-blower”, he told a court yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: The Sun has a safe full of unpublished photos, stories and videos on public figures, court told – Martin Hickman

26 11 2014

A picture taken on February 26, 2012 inThe Sun has a 7ft-high safe stuffed full of unpublished photographs, stories and videos of people in public life, one of its former executives told the paper’s corruption trial. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Sun Report bought a medical assessment of Yorkshire Ripper from Broadmoor Health worker, court told – Martin Hickman

26 11 2014

Yorkshire-RipperSun reporter Jamie Pyatt bought a medical assessment of the Yorkshire Ripper from a health worker at Broadmoor psychiatric hospital, a court was told yesterday. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Reporter paid Police Officer for story about the aftermath of an alleged rape – Martin Hickman

25 11 2014

surrey-police-logo-770x472The details of a woman who complained she had been raped by two police officers were sold by another policeman to a Sun reporter in exchange for cash, the Sun Six Trial heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Reporter admits that he lied repeatedly about his dealings with policeman and NHS worker – Martin Hickman

25 11 2014

Sun journalist Jamie Pyatt arrives at court in LondonA Sun reporter accused of making illegal payments to public officials today admitted that he repeatedly lied about his dealings with a policeman and an NHS worker in his initial statement to the court. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun Six Trial: Nobody at the Sun queried payments to public officials, court told – Martin Hickman

24 11 2014

Kingston Crown CourtNobody at The Sun queried payments being made to public officials, a Sun reporter, Jamie Pyatt, told a court today. Cross-examined at The Sun Six trial, Mr Pyatt agreed that it was common knowledge inside Britain’s biggest newspaper that it handed cash to public officials in return for supplying information. Read the rest of this entry »