Andy Coulson

Rebekah Brooks, former News International chief executive, talks to members of the media in central London, Thursday, June 26, 2014. Brooks was acquitted after a long trial centering on illegal activity at the heart of Rupert Murdoch's newspaper empire but Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of phone hacking. The nearly eight-month trial was triggered by revelations that for years the News of the World used illegal eavesdropping to get stories, listening in on the voicemails of celebrities, politicians and even crime victims. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

Rebekah Brooks ‘vindicated’ by hacking acquittal

LONDON (AP) — Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Thursday she is innocent of phone hacking and other crimes and feels vindicated by a jury’s unanimous decision to acquit her. The ex-tabloid […]

06/26/2014

Britain's Queen Elizabeth II  (AP Photo/Peter Morrison, File)

Phone hacker: Queen annoyed by nut-eating police

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II was so annoyed by police officers eating nuts laid out at Buckingham Palace that she marked a line on the bowl to monitor the level, jurors heard Thursday at […]

12/12/2013

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson arrives at The Old Bailey law court in London, Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Prosecutor says tabloid editor directed hacking

LONDON (AP) — Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson sent an email telling a news editor to “do his phone” in relation to an alleged target of phone hacking, a British prosecutor said […]

11/01/2013

Former newspaper editor Rebekah Brooks and husband Charlie Brooks, obscured behind right, arrive at The Old Bailey law court in London, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013.  (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

UK phone-hacking trial opens for top Murdoch aides

LONDON (AP) — The trial of two former top editors of Rupert Murdoch’s defunct News of the World began Monday with the selection of a jury to hear the complex and high-profile case sparked by […]

10/28/2013

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