Rebekah Brooks


article 14 April 2014 UK
Andy Coulson: 'My affair with Rebekah Brooks was wrong'

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson tells a court that his affair with his former colleague Rebekah Brooks was "wrong" and "shouldn't have happened".

article 31 March 2014 UK
Charlie Brooks (picture: Getty)
Rebekah Brooks' husband hid pornographic DVDs

The husband of former News International boss Rebekah Brooks has told the phone hacking trial that he hid a bag in an underground car park because it contained pornographic DVDs.

article 21 February 2014 UK
Rebekah Brooks denies six-year affair with Coulson

Rebekah Brooks laid bare her "car crash" personal life in court this morning, but denied having a six-year affair with her former colleague Andy Coulson.

video 20 February 2014 UK

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Rebekah Brooks: 'I did not know private investigator'

Giving evidence for the first time, Rebekah Brooks, former editor of the News of the World, tells the phone hacking trial she did not know who private investigator Glenn Mulcaire was.

post 19 February 2014
Read more on Gary Gibbon's blog Blair's email and reputation

Tony Blair's reported words of comfort and advice to Rebekah Brooks just as the News of the World had been accused of hacking into Millie Dowler's phone will make some feel pretty squeamish.

article 19 February 2014 UK
Tony Blair and Rebekah Brooks (Getty)
Blair 'offered to be unofficial adviser' to Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks got advice on handling the phone hacking scandal from former Prime Minister Tony Blair who told her to use sleeping pills, and outlined a media strategy involving investigating herself.

article 21 November 2013 UK
Clive Goodman, Stuart Kuttner, Andy Coulson (Getty)
Hacking: We 'would all end up in jail' if payments traced

The phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey sees an email from former News of the World royal editor warning of the illegality of cash payments to his confidential sources.

article 05 June 2013 UK
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks denies phone hacking charges during an appearance at Southwark crown court (Getty).
Rebekah Brooks denies phone hacking charges

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks denies phone hacking charges during an appearance at Southwark crown court.

article 20 November 2012 UK
Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks (Reuters)
by Coulson and Brooks to be charged over alleged payments

Andy Coulson, Rebekah Brooks and three others will be charged in relation to alleged payments for information, the director of public prosecutions says.