Phone Hacking Trial: Andy Coulson guilty of phone hacking charge, Brooks not guilty on all charges – Martin Hickman

24 06 2014

Andy CoulsonAndy Coulson, the former tabloid guilty who became the Prime Minister’s director of communications, was today found guilty at the Old Bailey of conspiring to hack phones while running the News of the World. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Rebekah Brooks “a victim of a witchunt by prosecuting authorities” – Martin Hickman

21 05 2014

Rebekah BrooksDay 108: Rebekah Brooks is the victim of a “witch-hunt” by the prosecuting authorities, her lawyer said today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks’ Defence Counsel begins closing speech – Martin Hickman

20 05 2014

Rebekah BrooksDay 107:  The Crown’s case that Rebekah Brooks plotted to hack phones is “entirely circumstantial” and based on theory rather than evidence, her lawyer told the Old Bailey today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Coulson denies telling Brooks before confronting Blunkett about affair – Martin Hickman

28 04 2014

Brooks and CoulsonDay 97, Part 1: Andy Coulson today denied telling his long-time lover and fellow redtop journalist Rebekah Brooks that he was about to confront a Cabinet minister over an affair. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks’ 70-year-old mother takes to the witness stand – Martin Hickman

13 03 2014

Brooks and WeirDay 68, Part 1: Rebekah Brooks’s 70-year-old mother took the witness stand at the Old Bailey today to give evidence for her daughter.

Called by Mrs Brooks’s legal team, Deborah Weir said that her daughter’s PA Cheryl Carter had not arrived with any boxes when she visited the Brooks’s home in the Cotswolds at the height of the phone hacking scandal. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Help from Blair and Mandelson, Brooks the “phone hacking mastermind” – Martin Hickman

12 03 2014

Rebekah BrooksDay 67:  Tony Blair and Peter Mandelson privately offered to help Rebekah Brooks prepare for a grilling by MPs at the height of the phone hacking scandal, the Old Bailey heard today. Read the rest of this entry »





Phone Hacking Trial: Brooks, Piers Morgan “may” have mentioned phone hacking in 2004 – Martin Hickman

11 03 2014

Brooks and MorganDay 66, Part 2:  Journalist and former chat show host Piers Morgan may have mentioned phone hacking in 2004, two years before detectives arrested two News of the World figures for intercepting the voicemails of the Royal Household, the Old Bailey heard today. Read the rest of this entry »








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