Andy Coulson


article 02 September 2015 UK
Rebekah Brooks (Reuters)
Rebekah Brooks returns as Murdoch newspaper chief

Rebekah Brooks is appointed chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's News UK, a year after being cleared of phone hacking charges.

article 04 September 2014 UK
by Phone hacking: Clooney to direct the movie

News that George Clooney is to direct a movie about the phone hacking scandal has caused a buzz - but who should he cast? Channel 4 News' Hayley Barlow has some tongue-in-cheek suggestions.

article 04 July 2014 UK
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson (Reuters)
Phone hacking: Andy Coulson sentenced to 18 months

As David Cameron's former communications chief Andy Coulson is sentenced to 18 months in prison for conspiracy to intercept voicemail messages, the prime minister says "no-one is above the law".

article 30 June 2014 UK
Former News of the World editor and Prime Minister's spin doctor Andy Coulson
Coulson faces retrial over illegal payments charges

The prime minister's former spin doctor Andy Coulson faces a retrial over charges of plotting to bribe corrupt officials while he was editor of News of the World.

article 30 June 2014 UK, United States
Rupert Murdoch (Getty Images)
What does the phone-hacking trial mean for News Corp?

The acquittals of Rebekah Brooks and five other defendants at the phone hacking trial was good news for Rupert Murdoch. But what, asks Martin Hickman, is the longer-term outlook for his global empire?

post 27 June 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog NT farce that sheds light on the murky world of tabloids

A tabloid editor rises to the top, in the process laying bare the establishment's corruption. But Richard Bean's Great Britain bears no resemblance to any characters, living or dead.

article 25 June 2014 UK
Cameron in trouble for talking too soon on Coulson
Judge tells off Cameron for talking too soon on Coulson

Jurors fail to reach verdicts on two remaining charges facing the PM's former spin doctor Andy Coulson and ex-NoW royal editor Clive Goodman, as the phone-hacking judge tells off politicians.

post 25 June 2014
Read more from Alex Thomson on his blog It's not just phones that have been hacked, it's British power

It has been called the Trial of the Century and cost millions of pounds. But the phone hacking trial also raises serious questions about our political system.

video 25 June 2014 UK

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Cameron quizzed on Coulson - video

David Cameron faces questions about hiring Andy Coulson, after his former spin doctor is found guilty of conspiring to hack phones while editor of News of the World.