It is being widely reported that Tom Crone, the former head of legal at News International, has been arrested by Metropolitan police detectives investigating phone hacking.
He is the third News International member of staff, past and present, to be arrested in the last few days. Read more »
It is being reported this morning that former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been arrested in connection with alleged perjury charges.
Coulson, the Prime Minister David Cameron’s former head of communications, was arrested by Strathclyde Police officers in London on Wednesday morning, according to a report by STV. Read more »
Andy Coulson has told the Leveson inquiry this afternoon via his witness statement that The Guardian had told him that the idea of the paper supporting David Cameron and the Conservatives at the 2010 general election was not out of the question. Read more »
More details of the closeness of the relationship between David Cameron and Rebekah Brooks have emerged as the former News International chief executive prepares to go before the Leveson inquiry this week.
It has emerged in a biography that Cameron texted Brooks in the week she quit as News International boss over the phone-hacking scandal. The book claims that Cameron told her to her to keep her head up. Read more »
With last week’s Leveson inquiry featuring James and Rupert Murdoch, here, here and here, the stage has been set for another riveting piece of media television as Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks take to the stand next week.
The appearance of the former News of the World editor and N0 10′s head of communications, Coulson, could make very uncomfortable viewing for David Cameron. Read more »
We’re back with more live coverage of News Corporation chief executive Rupert Murdoch at the Leveson inquiry.
Today he’s covered the period relating to the phone hacking scandal and the closure of the News of the World and admitted personally failure. Read more »