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    1. November 21, 2014

      Coulson released from jail after five months

      David Cameron’s former director of communications Andy Coulson has been released from prison, after serving nearly five...

    2. November 14, 2014

      Sun’s head of news says Rebekah Brooks ‘approved all cash payments’

      Rebekah Brooks was “nothing short of a nightmare on occasions”, and would have to approve all the Sun’s cash payments to...

    1. October 9, 2014

      Lord Bell’s textbook for old school public relations

      “Everyone’s entitled to put their point of view across,” says Lord Bell, reclining at his desk near London’s Sloane Square,...

    2. October 1, 2014

      Rebekah Brooks decides not to claim legal costs from taxpayer

      Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch’s UK newspaper empire who was acquitted in one of the most...

    3. September 8, 2014

      Time to grow up, Ipso regulator tells newspapers

      Britain’s new press regulator has criticised journalists for being excessively “thin-skinned”, and called for an end to...

    4. 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...

    5. 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...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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...

    13. 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...

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. 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...

    22. 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...

    23. 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...

    24. 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,...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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...

    35. 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...

    36. 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...

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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