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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.
Mirror Group phone hacking hearing – latest updates
Lauren Alcorn, a former girlfriend of footballer Rio Ferdinand, tells the high court she felt “hounded and bombarded” by questioning about her personal life from people she hardly knew.
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.
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”.
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.
Rebekah Brooks denies phone hacking ‘cover-up’
Rebekah Brooks denies she was part of a cover-up to conceal the extent of phone hacking at one of Rupert Murdoch’s tabloids.
Piers Morgan questioned by police over phone hacking
Former tabloid editor Piers Morgan confirms he has been questioned by police over claims of phone hacking at the Mirror Group.
Computers in bags and texting – phone hacking trial week 11
Almost 50 days in to the “trial of the era”, here are five details we learned this week.
Pizzagate and ‘lesbian lovers’ – phone hacking trial week 10
“Lesbian Lovers”, Pizzagate and “f****** amateurs” all featured in the latest evidence in the phone hacking trial.
Phone hacking: CCTV shows Brooks ‘hiding laptop’
The phone hacking trial sees CCTV images from an underground car park, to illustrate an alleged plot to hide evidence from police.
Shock and silverware: phone hacking trial week 9
The prosecution case moved onto allegations of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice as the jury returned for the new year. Here are five details that came to light in the first week back.
Prince William and ‘babykins’ – phone hacking trial week 8
Royal secrets read out in court as Prince William calls his future wife ‘babykins’, as the jury hears more allegations about the NOTW’s Clive Goodman. Here are five things we learned this week.
Nut bowls and banter: phone hacking trial week 7
The Old Bailey hears details of palace snacks and phone-hacking “banter”: Channel 4 News has the weekly phone-hacking trial round-up.
Mulcaire and Goodman: phone hacking trial week 5
From David Cameron’s private birthday party to what Rebekah Brooks thought about Andy Coulson’s government job: here’s the five things you need to know about week five of the phone-hacking trial.