Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 28 Mar

Friday 28 March 2014

Summary
Cheryl Carter’s Case Concludes with Defence Witnesses
Defence Witness Belinda Sharrier – former Travel Agent for News International
Defence Witness Sharon Hendry – former Feature Writer for News of the World
Cheryl Carter Character Witness Statements
The Defence of Charlie Brooks Begins
Neil Saunders QC – Counsel for Charlie Brooks
Charlie Brooks questioned on his background
Charlie met Rebekah Wade in 2006
Counsel for Charlie Brooks presents his Defence Evidence
Charlie Brooks’ Laptops
Heightened Security and Kidnap Threats
Rogue Reporter Defence
The lead up to Rebekah Brooks Arrest
Charlie was to stop Rebekah Brooks from Resigning
Closure of the News of the World
Blackhawk Security
Rebekah Brooks Resigns

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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 27 Mar

Thursday 27 March 2014

Summary
Clive Goodman still not fit to Continue his Defence
Justice Saunders explains how proceedings will continue
Cheryl Carter’s Cross-Examination Continues
Anthony Edis QC questions Carter’s knowledge of the Hacking Scandal
Carter questioned on the removal of 7 Boxes
Carter questioned on deletion of emails
Carter’s relationship with Brooks
Justice Saunders questions Cheryl Carter
Cheryl Carter is questioned further by her Counsel
Carter questioned further about Archiving

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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 26 Mar

Wednesday 26 March 2014

Summary
Cheryl Carter’s Defence Continues
Carter is questioned by her Counsel about the Closure of NOTW
Carter’s Last Day
Carter Interviewed by Police
Cheryl Carter is Cross-examined by Counsel for Rebekah Brooks
Jonathan Laidlaw QC questions Cheryl Carter
Cheryl Carter is Cross-examined by the Prosecution
Mr Anthony Edis QC questions Cheryl Carter on Archiving
Carter Questioned on her Police Interviews
Removal of Archived Boxes
Emigrating to Australia
Electronic Devices

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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 25 Mar

Tuesday 25 March 2014

Summary
Clive Goodman’s Defence is Postponed
Justice Saunders explains why Goodman’s Defence can’t continue today
Cheryl Carter’s Defence Case Begins
Trevor Burke QC Opens the Case for Cheryl Carter
Count 6 – Conspiracy to Pervert the Course of Justice
Counsel for Carter Summarises the Prosecution Case
The Removal of Boxes
Defendant Cheryl Carter takes the Witness Stand
Counsel for Cheryl Carter goes through her Background
Carter becomes Brook’s PA
Brooks becomes CEO of News International
Plans to Emigrate to Australia
Removal of Boxes Timeline

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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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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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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 25 Feb

Tuesday 25 February 2014

Summary
Rebekah Brooks Defence Continues on Finance at News of the World
Brooks questioned on Budgets and Overspend
Glen Mulcaire Contracts
Affects of 9/11 Attacks
Weekly Budgets
Never heard of Glen Mulcaire
The Milly Dowler Story
Rebekah Brooks question on the use of Mobile Phones and Hacking
Use of mobile phones
Aware of voicemail hacking
Didn’t know it was hacking was illegal
Rebekah Brooks question on the Hacking of Milly Dowlers Phone
Shocked at the hacking of Milly Dowlers phone
Brooks in Dubai when the Milly Dowler story running
Run through of the Milly Dowler Timeline
Mention of Voicemails removed from Milly Dowler article
Kuttner email to Surrey Police

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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 23 Jan

Thursday 23 January 2014

Summary
The Prosecution Case Continues
The Prosecution Case is Drawing to a Close
The Judge, Mr Justice Saunders, instructs the Jury
Witness – Superintendent Mark Mitchell (Senior Investigating Officer Operation Kilo)
Prosecution Counsel questions Superintendent Mitchell
Counsel for Charlie Brooks cross examines Superintendent Mitchell
Further Prosecution questions to Superintendent Mitchell
Witness – DC Nunn (Operation Kilo detective)
Prosecution Counsel questions DC Nunn
Counsel for Charlie Brooks cross examines DC Nunn
The Judge Mr Justice Saunders directs the Jury
Witness – Tajvinder Singh Atwal (Forensic Computer Analyst Metropolitan Police Laboratory)
Prosecution Counsel questions Tajvinder Singh Atwal
Counsel for Charlie Brooks cross examines Tajvinder Singh Atwal
Counsel for Rebekah Brooks cross examines Tajvinder Singh Atwal
Witness – DS Hayley Broom (Operation Sasha Detective)
Prosecution Counsel questions DS Hayley Broom
Counsel for Rebekah Brooks cross examines DS Hayley Broom
Counsel for Charlie Brooks cross examines DS Hayley Broom
Counsel for Rebekah Brooks cross examines DS Broom
Further Prosecution questions to DS Broom

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Hacking Trial Live Tweets – 22 Jan

Wednesday 22 January 2014

Summary
The Prosecution Case Continues
Fire – False Alarm
Witness – DC Alan Pritchard (Operation Weeting and Sasha Detective)
Counsel for Rebekah Brooks continues cross examination of DC Pritchard
Counsel for Charlie Brooks cross examines DC Pritchard
Further Prosecution questions to DC Pritchard
Witness – DI Steve McCabe (Operation Weeting and Sacha Investigation Officer)
Prosecution Counsel questions DI McCabe
Counsel for Rebekah Brooks cross examines DI Steve McCabe
Counsel for Cheryl Carter cross examines DI McCabe
Counsel for Charlie Brooks cross examines DI McCabe
Witness – DS Philip Audrey (Investigated Archived Material at News International)
Prosecution Counsel questions DS Philip Audrey
Counsel for Cheryl Carter cross examines DS Philip Audrey
Witness – Nicholas Mays (Archivist at New International)
Prosecution Counsel questions Nicholas Mays
Counsel for Cheryl Carter cross examines Nicholas Mays
Witness – Deborah Keegan (Former Personal Assistant to Rebekah Brooks)
Prosecution Counsel questions Deborah Keegan
Mr Justice Saunders questions Deborah Keegan
Witness – DS John Massey (Operation Sasha Detective)
Prosecution Counsel questions DS Massey
Counsel for Rebekah Brooks cross examines DS Massey
Counsel for Cheryl Carter cross examines DS Massey
Further Prosecution questions to DS Massey
Witness Statement – Tony Cox (Co-Director of Corunna Solutions – Counter Surveillance)
Prosecution Counsel reads Tony Cox statement
Prosecution Counsel reads Tony Cox second statement

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