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  1. June 26, 2014

    Rebekah Brooks faces the press

    An emotional Rebekah Brooks spoke for the first time on Thursday of how she felt “vindicated” by the verdicts delivered by...

  2. June 25, 2014

    Murdoch empire has already regained its swagger

    Almost three years since “the most humble day” of Rupert Murdoch’s life, the News Corp chairman may feel he can return to...

  1. June 25, 2014

    The market has written a requiem for the tabloids

    It was fitting that when Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the News of the World, was overcome with emotion at the Old...

  2. June 25, 2014

    Acquittal sparks talk of Rebekah Brooks’s return to Murdoch fold

    Experienced executive, unrivalled political contacts, innocent of criminal wrongdoing. The acquittal of Rebekah Brooks on...

  3. June 25, 2014

    Phone-hacking comes under satirical scrutiny at National

    The nexus of power between journalists, politicians and police in the UK during the phone-hacking era comes under satirical...

  4. June 25, 2014

    Hacking trial: Blair offered support to Brooks but not Dowlers

    The parents of Milly Dowler believe Tony Blair should apologise for offering his support to Rebekah Brooks over phone...

  5. June 25, 2014

    Hacking trial: Judge discharges Andy Coulson jury

    The judge in the hacking trial has discharged the jury from reaching a verdict on two counts involving Andy Coulson. Mr...

  6. June 24, 2014

    A conspiracy involving not just the tabloids but their readers

    The News of the World was a unique and, for more than a century, highly successful British institution. Its longstanding...

  7. June 24, 2014

    Justice and the British media

    For the past three years, British political and public life has been convulsed by revelations about press misconduct. Claims...

  8. June 24, 2014

    Hacking trial: Top legal team defended Rebekah Brooks

    Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper arm, had the benefit of one of the best legal teams in...

  9. June 24, 2014

    Hacking trial: Ex-soldier who headed News International security

    Charge: perverting the course of justice with Rebekah Brooks and Charlie Brooks Verdict: not guilty Former soldier Mark...

  10. June 24, 2014

    Hacking trial: ‘Scatty’ personal assistant who ran Brooks’ life

    Charge: one count of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice alongside Rebekah Brooks relating to the removal of seven...

  11. June 24, 2014

    Hacking trial: End of an era in Fleet Street

    As editor of the Sun newspaper and later chief executive of News International, Rebekah Brooks was once the most powerful...

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    June 24, 2014

    Rebekah Brooks cleared of hacking charges

    Neil Hall/Reuters Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and her husband Charlie leave the Old Bailey...

  13. June 24, 2014

    Four ways the hacking scandal changed Britain

    The revelation in July 2011 that the News of the World newspaper had accessed voicemail messages from a murdered Surrey...

  14. June 24, 2014

    How the hacking trial was lost and won for Coulson and Brooks

    They were once lovers, friends and newspaper executives at the heart of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire. For the past seven...

  15. June 24, 2014

    Hacking trial: Brooks’s News Corp pay-off may have exceeded £16m

    Rebekah Brooks’s pay-off from News Corp may have exceeded £16m – substantially more than was previously reported, analysis...

  16. June 24, 2014

    Hacking trial: A woman at the centre of the UK establishment

    The judge in the UK’s phone-hacking trial was clearly referring to Rebekah Brooks when he told the jury in summing up not to...

  17. June 24, 2014

    Hacking trial: Coulson guilty of conspiracy as Brooks walks free

    Former News of the World editor and Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson has been found guilty of conspiring to...

  18. June 11, 2014

    Jury retires to consider verdicts in hacking trial

    The jury in the trial of two former editors who were once at the heart of Rupert Murdoch’s tabloid newspaper empire retired...

  19. May 20, 2014

    Phone-hacking case: No smoking gun, says Rebekah Brooks barrister

    There is no “smoking gun” that proves Rebekah Brooks knew about phone hacking at the News of the World while she was editor,...

  20. May 8, 2014

    Brooks ‘took advantage of being treated well by police’

    Rebekah Brooks was “treated pretty well” by the police before she was arrested in July 2011 at the height of the...

  21. May 7, 2014

    Hacking trial hears prosecution sum up ‘rotten state of affairs’

    Jurors trying the former News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson must decide whether the pair knew about...

  22. April 25, 2014

    Coulson got £600,000 pay-off from NotW

    Andy Coulson received a £600,000 pay off when he resigned as editor of News of the World in 2007 following the conviction of...

  23. April 24, 2014

    Coulson accused of ‘hypocrisy’ over Blunkett confrontation

    Andy Coulson, the former editor of News of the World, has been accused of “pure hypocrisy” for confronting David Blunkett...

  24. April 15, 2014

    Andy Coulson says he did not know about Milly Dowler phone hack

    Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson told an Old Bailey trial he was not aware that the paper had accessed the...

  25. April 8, 2014

    Hacking trial hears from ex-tabloid managing editor Stuart Kuttner

    Stuart Kuttner, the former managing editor of the News of the World, told the Old Bailey on Tuesday that he had “no...

  26. March 31, 2014

    Phone-hacking trial: Brooks hid porn as he feared leak, jury told

    Charlie Brooks, the husband of former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, has told an Old Bailey trial that...

  27. March 28, 2014

    Court hears account of Rebekah Brooks’ resignation

    Rupert Murdoch, the media tycoon, told Charlie Brooks to call him personally if there were any signs his wife Rebekah was...

  28. March 17, 2014

    Juror discharged in phone hacking trial

    One of the 12 jurors trying former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and six other defendants has been...

  29. March 12, 2014

    Blair sent supportive message to Brooks, court hears

    Tony Blair sent a number of supportive messages to Rebekah Brooks offering to help her ahead of her appearance before...

  30. March 10, 2014

    Rebekah Brooks denies police payment claims

    Rebekah Brooks has told her trial that she never knowingly sanctioned payments to serving police officers during her...

  31. March 6, 2014

    Coulson ‘completely trusted’ Brooks, court hears

    Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the News of the World, has told her trial that her relationship with co-defendant Andy...

  32. March 5, 2014

    Phone-hacking trial: Brooks accused of taking part in cover-up

    Rebekah Brooks approved a £1m settlement with the publicist Max Clifford “in part” to prevent public allegations of...

  33. March 4, 2014

    Blair sent message to Brooks after Milly Dowler story broke, court told

    Tony Blair, the former prime minister, sent a message of support to Rebekah Brooks the day after it emerged that the Sunday...

  34. March 3, 2014

    Rebekah Brooks says NotW shutdown considered in June 2011

    Rebekah Brooks and other executives considered “the shutdown option” of closing the News of the World newspaper in June 2011...

  35. February 28, 2014

    Rebekah Brooks tells of payments to public officials

    Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, has told her Old Bailey trial that she sanctioned payment...

  36. February 27, 2014

    Brooks agreed payments to public officials

    Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the Sun, said she sanctioned payments to public officials on “half a dozen” occasions...

  37. February 26, 2014

    Brooks denies co-operation between Sun and NoTW on Blunkett story

    Rebekah Brooks has told her trial that there was no co-operation between the Sun, which she edited, and its sister paper the...

  38. February 25, 2014

    Brooks denies knowledge of Milly Dowler voicemail hacking

    Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of the News of the World, told her trial that she did not find out that the tabloid had...

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