Phone hacking trial


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 21 May 2015 UK
Mirror Group Newspapers in phone hacking damages award to Alan Yentob, Sadie Frost, Paul Gascoigne and Shane Ritchie
Phone hacking payouts for Paul Gascoigne and Sadie Frost

More than 1m in damages are awarded to celebrities, including Paul Gascoigne, Sadie Frost, Shane Ritchie and Alan Yentob over phone hacking by Mirror Group Newspapers.

article 03 October 2014 UK
Ian Edmondson
Former News of the World journalist admits hacking

Ian Edmondson pleads guilty to conspiring with hacker Glenn Mulcaire to listen to the voicemails of a host of celebrities, politicians and royalty between 2000 and 2006.

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".

post 01 July 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Why not everyone laughed at the NT's hilarious new satire

In order to tell the truth about the world of tabloid editors and their political friends, you have to depict a world with no light or saving human virtues.

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?

article 27 June 2014 UK
After eight months of patiently listening to the evidence, jurors in the phone hacking trial reach their verdict  Here is an alphabetical guide to what happened at the Old Bailey (Reuters)
Phone hacking: A to Z of the 'trial of the century'

It was the trial that had everything - cats, pizzas, witches and Fairy Liquid. Here's an alphabetical guide to what happened over eight months at the Old Bailey's court 12.

article 26 June 2014 UK
Rebekah Brooks
Rebekah Brooks: 'I am innocent and feel vindicated'

Speaking for the first time since being acquitted, former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks reiterates her innocence, thanks the jury, and promises to support former colleagues in future trials.