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
A clearer copy of email evidence submitted in the jury bundles on the last part of the prosecution case has been released by the CPS. The first email, from 11th of July 2011 shows an exchange between Rebekah Brooks and James Murdoch, which starts with a discussion of the sales for the last edition on the News of the World.
James Murdoch replies, querying why Brooks would put such things on email. The Daily Telegraph had reported that day on the ‘smoking emails’ which caused the closure of the News of the World. It was also the day that The Times led on reports that the police wanted to interview Brooks. Continue reading