Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 17 Mar

Monday 17 March 2014

Summary
Clive Goodman’s Defence Continues
Jury Member unwell and is discharged
Goodman questioned further on the Royal Directories
Payments to Fake Identities
Cash payments to sources of Royal Stories
Goodman questioned on Count 2 – Green Books
Pressure to get stories
Goodman claims Piers Morgan exposed source
Goodman asked about Phone Hacking

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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 13 Mar

Thursday 13 March 2014

Summary
Rebekah Brooks Case continues with Defence Witnesses
Defence Witnesses Annette Witheridge – Former NOTW Journalist
Prosecution Cross Examines Annette Witheridge
Defence Witnesses Deborah Weir – Rebekah Brooks’ Mother
Prosecution Cross Examines Deborah Weir
Defence Witnesses Statement Eve Carlton Giles – Partner at Kingsley Napley
Defence Witness of Character Statement – Claire Formby
Defence Witness of Character Statement – Peter Greengross
Defence Witness of Character Statement – Francie Clarkson
The Defence of Clive Goodman Begins
Clive Goodman’s Defence Case proceeds that of Andy Coulson
David Spens QC Opens Clive Goodman’s Defense Case
Goodman’s Career at News of the World
Count 2 – The Purchase of Royal Internal Telephone Directories

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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 12 Mar

Wednesday 12 March 2014

Summary
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examination continues on Count 6 and 7
Day 13 of Brooks on the Witness Stand
Books asked about News of the World Internal Investigation
Rebekah Brooks Notebooks and Archiving
7 Archived Boxes
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examined on Count 7
Brooks Arrest
Tony Blair text messages
Electronic Equipment
CCTV Footage
Andrew Edis QC closes his Cross Examination for the Crown
Rebekah Brooks final questions by her Counsel
Jonathan Laidlaw QC final questions to Brooks

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Texts to Rebekah Brooks from Tony Blair on the Eve of her Arrest

The contents of some of the text messaging between Tony Blair and Rebekah Brooks from the period just before she was arrested in July 2011, have been shown to the jury at the Hacking Trial at London’s Old Bailey today.

Thanks to Gaetan Portal from the BBC

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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 11 Mar

Tuesday 11 March 2014

Summary
Rebekah Brooks faces more Cross Examination on Count 1 – Phone Hacking
Day 12 of Brooks on the Witness Stand
Private Investigators and Sarah’s Law
Milly Dowler Story
Brooks on holiday in Dubai
The Soham Murders
Jamie Bulger Killers
Views on Phone Hacking
Brooks Prepared Statements
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examined on Counts 6 and 7 – Concealing Evidence
Lead up to the Closure of the News of the World

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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 10 Mar

Monday 10 March 2014

Summary
Rebekah Brooks faces more Question on Count 1 – Phone Hacking
Brooks third week on the stand
Publicity of Phone Hacking
Greg Miskiw and the Sophie Wessex Story
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examination continues on Count 5 – Illegal Payments
Payments to Police Officers
Public Interest
Prince William Bond Girl picture
Cash Payments
Rebekah Brooks Questioned on MOD Stories
Editorial Approval Needed
Payments to Bettina Jordan-Barber
Rubber Stamp

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Brooks’ Coulson email exchange on Goodman Mulcaire guilty pleas: “It is all going so well”

The CPS have released copies of the email exchange between Rebekah Brooks (Wade as she was then) and Andy Coulson on the day the guilty pleas by NOTW Royal Reporter, Clive Goodman, and private investigator Glenn Mulcaire, were first entered in the original phone hacking trial in 2006. Continue reading

Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 6 Mar

Thursday 6 March 2014

Summary
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examination continues on Count 1 – Hacking
Brooks questioned by Anthony Edis QC for the Crown
Financial Performance
Cost Reduction
Greg Miskiw Promotion
Neville Thurlbeck Promotion
Glen Mulcaire Contract and Payments
Brooks questioned on Phone and Voicemail interception
Brooks Contract and Financial Control
Rebekah Brooks Letter to Andy Coulson
Brooks questioned on Sophie Wessex
Greg Miskiw reminded to stay within the law
Brooks questioned on Blunkett Story
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examined on Count 5 – Illegal Payments
Payments to Police Officers

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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 5 Mar

Wednesday 5 March 2014

Summary
Rebekah Brooks Defence continues
Brooks questioned by David Spens QC – Counsel for Clive Goodman
Brooks questioned by Neil Saunders QC – Counsel for Charlie Brooks
Brooks questioned by William Clegg QC – Counsel for Mark Hanna
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examination by the Prosecution
Brooks questioned by Anthony Edis QC for the Crown

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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 4 Mar

Tuesday 4 March 2014

Summary
Rebekah Brooks Defence continues
Brooks questioned by her Counsel Jonathan Laidlaw QC
Rebekah Brooks Cross Examined by other Defence Counsel
Brooks questioned by Jonathan Caplan QC QC – Counsel for Stuart Kuttner
Brooks questioned by David Spens QC – Counsel for Clive Goodman

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