Sun ‘Mobile Phone’ Trial: ‘Disgraceful … unacceptable’ says former Surrey police chief of paid for police-leaks

19 11 2014

???????????????????????“Leaking for money is disgraceful, unacceptable, and breaches everything police officers stand for in their jobs,” a former Surrey Assistant Chief Constable told an Old Bailey Court today in the trial of senior Sun journalist Nick Parker and two others. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun ‘Mobile Phone’ Trial: Journalist transcribed contents of Labour MP’s stolen phone, court told

19 11 2014

Siobhain mcdonaghMichael Parroy QC continued in his opening address to the jury at Court 11 of the Old Bailey where senior Sun journalist Nick Parker faces three charges of ‘aiding and abetting misconduct in a public office’ as well as two charges of computer misuse and handling stolen goods in relation to the mobile phone of former Labour Deputy Chief Whip, Siobhan McDonagh. Read the rest of this entry »





Sun ‘Mobile Phone’ Trial: Journalist and two others face theft and misconduct charges

19 11 2014

Nick ParkerIn a third trial involving journalists from Britain’s best-selling daily paper, the Sun’s chief foreign correspondent, Nick Parker, faces five charges involving payments to public officials and the theft of the mobile phone of Labour MP and former deputy chief whip, Siobhan McDonagh in 2010. Read the rest of this entry »





Case Law: Johnson v Steele, Victim of cyber bullying campaign by blogger awarded £70,000 damages – Hardeep Singh

19 11 2014

cyber_bullyingIn the case of Johnson v Steele ([2014] EWHC B24 QB)) a building industry expert was awarded £70,000 libel damages over a “cyber bullying” campaign orchestrated against him on Twitter and blogs. 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 »





HMRC Leak Trial: Sun Journalist denies trying to discover tax details of war hero

18 11 2014

Old_bailey_signA Sun journalist denied in court today that she attempted to discover the confidential tax affairs of a decorated war hero. 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 »








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