Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 5 Feb

Wednesday 5 February 2014

Summary
The Last Day of the Prosecution Case
Court is sitting despite Underground Stirke
Further Prosecution documents are provided to the Jury
Witness – Operation Weeting Detective DC Oskiewicz
Prosecution Counsel questions DC Oskiewicz
Counsel for Andy Coulson cross examines
The Last Items of the Prosecution Case
Prosecution Counsel presents the final agreed facts
Agreed facts on archived and deleted emails
Witness Statement from James Shelley (Ministry of Defence Press Officer)
Further Prosecution evidence on the hacking of Brooks and Coulson
Emails between Rebekah Brooks and Ross Kemp
Letter from Rebekah Brooks to Andy Coulson
Further Admissions
The Prosecution Case Ends

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NI legal discussions and emails released in Phone Hacking Trial

The CPS has released 4 February 2014 – Bundle relating mainly to internal News International discussions in 2010. The bulk of this is a (rather poorly copied) note of legal meeting between senior executives and Farrer’s, NI’s lawyers at the time. A record of attendance from the civil case is included, as well as emails from Brooks to Martin Ivens, and to her from News Corp‘s Frederic Michel and Matthew Anderson.

It also seems to suggest a senior police officer and former senior police officer were also speaking to NOTW editor Colin Myler (picture HT Gaetan Portal)

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Brooks agreed £200,000 deal with Max Clifford to settle hacking lawsuit – Martin Hickman | Inforrm’s Blog

Reblogging some of Martin Hickman’s excellent coverage yesterday of the legal settlements News International made in 2010 to try to stem the flow of phone hacking information.

If anyone can give context and insight into this evidence, it’s Martin, whose book Dial M for Murdoch remains the second best book on the phone hacking scandal. (snark alert)

Mr Clifford was one of a small number of individuals named in court in 2006 who had their voicemails intercepted by the News of the World’s specialist phone hacker, Glenn Mulcaire.

After hearing that fellow victim Gordon Taylor had sued the NoW’s owners for compensation, Mr Clifford launched his own case which was proceeding through the courts in early 2010.

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