Full Trial Summary

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Here’s a summary of Peter Jukes’ Live Tweets from the Hacking Trial. Click on the dates below to see the full trial Live twitter feed for that day. Note: Trial dates not recorded here are court sessions in which the jury was not present and therefore cannot be reported. This is normally due to the fact that counsel are making legal argument and establishing agreed facts.

Click here for evidence indexed by charges, defendants, legal counsel, phone hacking victims and witneses.

All the defendants deny all the charges and the trial continues.

Week 1
Tuesday 29 October 2013
The Trial Opens
Wednesday 30 October 2013
The Prosecution Opening Statement
Thursday 31 October 2013
The Prosecution Opening Statement continues
Friday 1 November 2013
The Prosecution Opening Statement continues
Week 2
Monday 4 November 2013
The Prosecution Opening Statement continues
The Defence Opening Statement
Prosecution Case Begins
Timeline – Milly Dowler
Tuesday 5 November 2013
The Prosecution Case continues
Wednesday 6 November 2013
The Prosecution Case continues
Timeline – Milly Dowler continues
Timeline – Sven-Goran Eriksson, Faria Alam
Thursday 7 November 2013
The Prosecution Case continues
Timeline – Sven-Goran Eriksson, Faria Alam continues
Timeline – Andy Gilchrist
Timeline – Milly Dowler Cross Examination
Timeline – David Blunkett
Week 3
Monday 11 November 2013
The Prosecution Case continues
Timeline – David Blunkett and Kimberley Quinn
Timeline – Abigail Titmuss and John Leslie
Tuesday 12 November 2013
The Prosecution Case continues
Timeline – Delia Smith
Timeline – Eunice Huthart (Angelina Jolie’s body double)
Timeline – Wayne Rooney, Patricia Tierney and Laura Rooney
Timeline – Tessa Jowell and David Mills
Timeline – Lord Prescott
Timeline – Lord Frederick Windsor
Timeline – Mark Oaten
Timeline – Sir Paul McCartney
Wednesday 13 November 2013
The Prosecution Case continues
Timeline – Gordon Taylor
Timeline – Nigel Farage and Liga Howells
Timeline – Calum Best and Laura Hogan
Timeline – Jude Law, Sienna Miller and Jade Schmidt
Timeline – Helen Asprey (aide to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge)
Timeline – Paddy Harverson (Communications Secretary for the Royal Family)
Timeline – Jamie Lowther-Pinkerton (Private Secretary to Princes William and Harry)
Timeline – Mark Dyer (Royal Equerry to the Prince of Wales and the Royal Princes)
Timeline – Tom Parker-Bowles (son of the Duchess of Cornwall)
Thursday 14 November 2013
The Prosecution Case continues
Timeline – Lord Archer
Timeline – Charles Clarke and Hannah Pawlby
Timeline – Kerry Katona
Week 4
Monday 18 November 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Justin Walford (Barrister employed by NGN)
Witness – Michael Gill (Group Financial Controller of News UK)
Witness – Harry Scott (former NOTW journalist)
Tuesday 19 November 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Harry Scott (former NOTW journalist)
Witness – Geoffrey Sweet (a former sports journalist for NOTW)
Witness – Robert Beasley (chief sport correspondent for the Sun and NOTW)
Witness – Emma Harvey (former PA to Andy Coulson)
Witness – Frances Carmen (former News desk secretary at the NOTW)
Wednesday 20 November 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Frances Carmen (former News desk secretary at the NOTW)
Witness – Nick McCaul (formerly of the Finance department of the NOTW)
Witness – James Morgan (formerly of the Finance department of the NOTW)
Witness – Barney Monahan (qualified solicitor and legal advisor to the NOTW)
Witness – Andrew Gadd (Investigative Researcher for the NOTW)
Written Statement – Amanda Burgess (former News Desk Secretary for the NOTW)
Written Statement – James Fletcher (Chief Northern Football writer for the NOTW)
Written Statement – Dominic Herbert (Cardiff district reporter for the NOTW)
Written Statement – Paul Kennedy (Manchester reporter for the NOTW)
Documentary Evidence relating to Count 1 Defendants
Thursday 21 November 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Additional Evidence presented to Jury
Witness – Beverley Stokes
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Ryall
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Andrea Fletcher
Week 5
Monday 25 November 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Fiona Makin (former PA to Stuart Kuttner)
Timeline – Eimear Cook (wife of golfer Colin Montgomery)
Evidence on Andy Coulson
Timeline – Eimear Cook (wife of golfer Colin Montgomery)
Tuesday 26 November 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Jo Manoukian
Witness – Rafi Manoukian
Witness Statement – Margaret Atkinson
Witness – Dom Loehnis (friend of David Cameron)
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Fletcher
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Scott
Wednesday 27 November 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Prosecution Evidence on Stuart Kuttner
Thursday 28 November 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Prosecution Evidence on Glen Mulcaire
Prosecution Evidence on Max Clifford
Week 6
Thursday 5 December 2013
The Prosecution Case continues
Witness – Paddy Harverson (former Communications Secretary to Prince Charles)
Witness – Operation Elveden Detective Inspector Kennett
Recalled Witness – Operation Elveden Detective DC Tilbury
Witness – Major Julia Parke-Robinson (Royal Military College Sandhurst)
Witness – Operation Elveden Detective DC Briddon
Witness – Belinda Vern (Head of Army Secretariat)
Week 7
Monday 9 December 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Brigadier John Donnelly (Director of Army Personnel Services)
Witness – Operation Elveden Detective DC Briddon
Tuesday 10 December 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Timeline – Jordan-Barber
Witness – Michelle Light (Head of telephony at the Royal Household)
Witness – Jonathan Spencer (Deputy Controller of Lord Chamberlain’s office)
Witness Statement – Peter Smith (Head of IT and Telecoms for Royal Household)
Witness – Michael Godfrey (Former Metropolitan Police Officer)
Witness – Gregory Gillhan (Retired Police Officer)
Wednesday 11 December 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Alan Pritchard
Witness – Ambi Sitham
Thursday 12 December 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Alan Pritchard
Witness – Operation Elveden Detective Inspector Kennett
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Guest
Witness – Operation Elveden Detective DS Brian Cook
Witness – Operation Elveden Detective DC Emberson
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Richard Scott
Witness – Sir Michael Peat (Private Secretary to Prince Charles)
Friday 13 December 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Massey
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Guest
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Oskiewicz
Week 8
Tuesday 17 December 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Prosecution Evidence on Stuart Kuttner
Wednesday 18 December 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Prosecution Evidence on “top left” tasking
Thursday 19 December 2013
The Prosecution Case Continues
Prosecution Evidence on Royal Voicemails
Prosecution Evidence on Arrests
Week 9
Monday 6 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Prosecution Evidence on Counts 6 and 7
Witness – Nick Mays (Archivist at New International)
Tuesday 7 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Eamon Dyas (Archivist at New International)
Witness – Nick Carter (Son of Cheryl Carter)
Prosecution Evidence on Cheryl Carter
Wednesday 8 January 2014
Prosecution Case continues with Evidence on Cheryl Carter
Witness – Susan Panuccio (former Chief Financial Officer of News Group Ltd)
Witness – Gary Keegan (Husband of Deborah Keegan – PA to Rebekah Brooks)
Witness – Deborah Keegan (PA to Rebekah Brooks)
Thursday 9 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Deborah Keegan (Former Personal Assistant to Rebekah Brooks)
Witness – Jane Viner (Facilities Manager at News International)
Week 10
Monday 13 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Jane Viner (Facilities Manager at News International)
Witness – DS John Massey (Operation Sasha Detective)
Witness – DC Karyn Millar (Operation Sasha Detective)
Witness – DC Hailey Barber (Operation Sasha Detective)
Tuesday 14 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – William Geddes (MD of ICP – International Corporate Protection)
Witness – Dave Cutts (Mobile phone network expert witness)
Wednesday 15 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Dave Cutts (Mobile phone network expert witness)
Witness – Fernando Nascimento (Cleaner at Chelsea Harbour)
Witness – Alan Ramsay (Facilities Manager of Chelsea Harbour)
Week 11
Monday 20 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Michael Wiafe (Security Supervisor at Chelsea Harbour)
Witness Statement – Arsenio Reyes (Cleaning Supervisor at Chelsea Harbour)
Witness – Neil Perkins (Porter at Chelsea Harbour)
Witness – Robert Hernandez (Concierge at News International HQ in Wapping)
Witness – Glen Jagger (Security Operations Manager for News International)
Witness – PC Ian King (Attended Chelsea Harbour after Bin Bag find)
Witness – Sgt Robert McDonald (Attended Chelsea Harbour after Bin Bag find)
Witness – DC Alan Pritchard (Operation Weeting Detective)
Witness Statement – Postman to Castle Barn (Brooks Residence – Chipping Norton)
Monday 21 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – DC Alan Pritchard (Operation Weeting and Sasha Detective)
Witness – DS Jonathan Elwell (Operation Sasha Detective)
Witness – Sarah Ritchie (Former Police Officer Present at Search of Jubilee Barn)
Witness – DC Karyn Millar (Operation Sasha Detective)
Witness – DC Alan Pritchard (Operation Weeting and Sasha Detective)
Wednesday 22 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – DC Alan Pritchard (Operation Weeting and Sasha Detective)
Witness – DI Steve McCabe (Operation Weeting and Sacha Investigation Officer)
Witness – DS Philip Audrey (Investigated Archived Material at News International)
Witness – Nicholas Mays (Archivist at New International)
Witness – Deborah Keegan (Former Personal Assistant to Rebekah Brooks)
Witness – DS John Massey (Operation Sasha Detective)
Witness Statement – Tony Cox (Co-Director of Corunna Solutions – Counter Surveillance)
Thursday 23 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Superintendent Mark Mitchell (Senior Investigating Officer Operation Kilo)
Witness – DC Nunn (Operation Kilo detective)
Witness – Tajvinder Singh Atwal (Forensic Computer Analyst Metropolitan Police Laboratory)
Witness – DS Hayley Broom (Operation Sasha Detective)
Friday 24 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – DC Philip Stead (Operation Weeting Detective)
Witness – Tajvinder Singh Atwal (Forensic Computer Analyst)
Witness Statement – Paul Cheesborough (Senior News International IT Eexpert)
Witness – DC Ian Gower (Investigated Rebekah Brooks Mobile devices)
Week 12
Monday 27 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Jude Law
Witness – Dan Evans (Former Sunday Mirror and News of the World Journalist)
Tuesday 28 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Dan Evans (Former Sunday Mirror and News of the World Journalist)
Wednesday 29 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Thursday 30 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Friday 31 January 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Sienna Miller
Week 13
Monday 3 February 2014
The Prosecution Case Continues
Witness – Dan Evans (Former Sunday Mirror and News of the World Journalist)
Witness – DC Nicholas Oskiewicz (Operation Weeting Detective)
Witness – Dan Evans returns to the stand
Witness – DC Richard Fitzgerald (Operation Weeting Detective)
Tuesday 4 February 2014
Witness – DC Richard Fitzgerald (Operation Weeting Detective)
Witness – DS James Guest (Operation Weeting Detective)
Witness – DS John Massey (Operation Weeting Detective)
Prosecution Evidence on News of the World Budgets
Witness – DS James Guest (Operation Weeting Detective)
Witness – DC Andrea Fletcher (Operation Weeting Detective)
Witness – DI Steve McCabe (Operation Weeting Investigation Officer)
Witness – DI David Kennett (Operation Elvedon Detective)
Wednesday 5 February 2014
The Last Day of the Prosecution Case
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Oskiewicz
The Last Items of the Prosecution Case
Week 14
Wednesday 19 February 2014
The Trial Resumes
Prosecution Submit Evidence and Admissions
Rebekah Brooks email Evidence on Plan B
Rebekah Brooks email on Tony Blair offer of advise
Thursday 20 February 2014
The Defence of Rebekah Brooks Begins
Witness – Defendant Rebekah Brooks
Rebekah Brooks Career at News Group Newspapers
Rebekah Brooks as Editor of the News of the World
Friday 21 February 2014
Rebekah Brooks Defence Continues on Financial Management
Rebekah Brooks asked about Sources of Information
Rebekah Brooks asked about her Relationships
Rebekah Brooks asked about the PC
Rebekah Brooks questioned on Sarah’s Law
Rebekah Brooks Contract and Responsibilities at News of the World
Rebekah Brooks asked about the Countess of Wessex
More Aspects of Brooks Editorship
Week 15
Tuesday 25 February 2014
Rebekah Brooks Defence Continues on Finance at News of the World
Rebekah Brooks question on the use of Mobile Phones and Hacking
Rebekah Brooks question on the Hacking of Milly Dowlers Phone
Wednesday 26 February 2014
Rebekah Brooks Defence Continues on Count 1 – Phone Hacking
Rebekah Brooks questioned on Arrests of Goodman and Mulcaire
Thursday 27 February 2014
Rebekah Brooks Defence Continues on Count 5 – Illegal Payments
Books Questioned on her Editorship of The Sun
Count 5 – Conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office
Friday 28 February 2014
Rebekah Brooks Defence Continues on Count 5 – Illegal Payments
Rebekah Brooks questioned on more examples of paying Public Officials
Week 16
Monday 3 March 2014
Rebekah Brooks Defence covers more evidence on Count 1 – Hacking
Rebekah Brooks Defence moves onto Count 5 and 6 – Concealing Evidence
Tuesday 4 March 2014
Rebekah Brooks Defence continues
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examined by other Defence Councel
Wednesday 5 March 2014
Rebekah Brooks Defence continues
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examination by the Prosecution
Thursday 6 March 2014
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examination continues on Count 1 – Hacking
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examined on Count 5 – Illegal Payments
Week 17
Monday 10 March 2014
Rebekah Brooks faces more Question on Count 1 – Phone Hacking
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examination continues on Count 5 – Illegal Payments
Rebekah Brooks Questioned on MOD Stories
Tuesday 11 March 2014
Rebekah Brooks faces more Cross Examination on Count 1 – Phone Hacking
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examined on Counts 6 and 7 – Concealing Evidence
Wednesday 12 March 2014
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examination continues on Count 6 and 7
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examined on Count 7
Rebekah Brooks final questions by her Councel
Thursday 13 March 2014
Rebekah Brooks Case continues with Defence Witnesses
The Defence of Clive Goodman Begins
Week 18
Monday 17 March 2014
Clive Goodman’s Defence Continues
Tuesday 18 March 2014
Clive Goodman’s Defence Continues on Phone Hacking
Wednesday 19 March 2014
Clive Goodman’s Defence Continues on Green Books and Phone Hacking
Thursday 20 March 2014
Clive Goodman is Cross Examined by Counsel for Andy Coulson
Week 19
Tuesday 25 March 2014
Clive Goodman’s Defence is Postponed
Cheryl Carter’s Defence Case Begins
Defendant Cheryl Carter takes the Witness Stand
Wednesday 26 March 2014
Cheryl Carter’s Defence Continues
Cheryl Carter is Cross-examined by Counsel for Rebekah Brooks
Cheryl Carter is Cross-examined by the Prosecution
Thursday 27 March 2014
Clive Goodman still not fit to Continue his Defence
Cheryl Carter’s Cross-Examination Continues
Cheryl Carter is questioned further by her Counsel
Friday 28 March 2014
Cheryl Carter’s Case Concludes with Defence Witnesses
The Defence of Charlie Brooks Begins
Week 20
Monday 31 March 2014
Defence Witness for Cheryl Carter – Venerable David Meera
The Defence of Charlie Brooks Continues
Charlie Brooks is Cross Examined by Counsel for Mark Hanna.
Charlie Brooks is Cross Examined by the Prosecution
Tuesday 1 April 2014
The Cross Examination of Charlie Brooks by the Crown Continues
The Defence of Mark Hanna Begins
Wednesday 02 April 2014
The Defence of Mark Hanna Continues
Mark Hanna is Cross Examined by Councel for Charlie Brooks
Mark Hanna is Cross Examined by the Prosecution
Thursday 3 April 2014
Mark Hanna’s Cross Examination by the Prosecution continues
Counsel for Mark Hanna Closes his Defence
Friday 4 April 2014
Mark Hanna’s Defence continues with Character Witnesses
Week 21
Monday 7 April 2014
Mr Justice Saunders explains order of Defendants
Defence Witnesses for Mark Hanna
The Defence of Charlie Brooks continues with Defence Witnesses
Tuesday 8 April 2014
Mr Justice Saunders – Order of Proceedings
Defence Admissions for Mark Hanna
The Defence of Stuart Kuttner Begins
Mr Justice Saunders Reviews the Position of the Trial
Wednesday 9 April 2014
The Defence of Stuart Kuttner Continues
Stuart Kuttner Cross Examined Timothy Langdale QC
Justice Saunders advises the Jury
Thursday 10 April 2014
The Defence of Stuart Kuttner Continues
Stuart Kuttner is Cross-Examined by the Prosecution
Stuart Kuttner Defence Witness – Lord Carey
Stuart Kuttner’s Cross-Examined by the Prosecution continues
Friday 11 April 2014
Stuart Kuttner Defence Witness – Lord Black of Brentwood
Stuart Kuttner Defence Witness – Sara Payne
The Prosecution Cross-Examination of Stuart Kuttner Continues
The Defence of Stuart Kuttner Concludes
Week 22
Monday 14 April 2014
The Defence of Stuart Kuttner continues with Defence Witnesses
The Defence of Andy Coulson Begins
Tuesday 15 April 2014
The Defence of Andy Coulson Contines
Wednesday 16 April 2014
The Defence of Andy Coulson Continues

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