HMRC Leak Trial: Jury acquits Sun reporter Clodagh Hartley over civil servant payments

26 11 2014

Clodagh HartleyA Sun reporter has been cleared of plotting with a Government press officer to illegally leak a string of stories, including secrets of Alistair Darling’s 2010 budget, the Press Association reported. 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Sun Six Trial: The Sun has a safe full of unpublished photos, stories and videos on public figures, court told – Martin Hickman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A picture taken on February 26, 2012 inThe Sun has a 7ft-high safe stuffed full of unpublished photographs, stories and videos of people in public life, one of its former executives told the paper’s corruption trial.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 ‘Mobile Phone’ Trial: Paying police’within the rules of journalism’, court told

25 11 2014

SunSenior Sun reporter Nick Parker, who is on trial at London’s Old Bailey, said told the Court today that paying police was “within the rules of journalism”. 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 »








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