Andy Coulson, Rebekah Brooks and three others will be charged in relation to alleged payments for information, the director of public prosecutions says.
Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson and five other former News of the World journalists will face trial for charges related to phone-hacking in September 2013.
Two more journalists are arrested by police forces investigating allegations of phone hacking.
David Cameron's former spin doctor Andy Coulson was among seven people in court earlier charged in connection with the phone hacking scandal.
Summing up as the Leveson inquiry draws to a close, a lawyer tells the judge to 'take a grip' of the tabloid press.
The CPS has announced it intends to bring charges over phone-hacking against Andy Coulson, former no. 10 communications boss, as well as Rebekah Brooks and 6 others. But might things go even further
This morning former prime minister Gordon Brown gives evidence to the Leveson inquiry into media standards, followed by Chancellor George Osborne this afternoon. Add your voice to the live blog.
David Cameron's former communications chief, Andy Coulson, is charged with committing perjury during the Tommy Sheridan trial at Glasgow's High Court.