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  • Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and her husband Charlie Brooks arrive at the Old Bailey, the Central Criminal Court, in London, Monday March 3rd,  2014. for the continuation of the phone hacking trial. (AP Photo/PA, Sean Dempsey)  UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

    Piers Morgan emailed support to Brooks on hacking

    Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Tuesday that she received abuse and death threats after it was revealed the newspaper had hacked the voicemails of a murdered 13-year-old girl. But she also got messages of support from high-profile figures including CNN talk-show host Piers Morgan and former Prime Minister Tony Blair.

  • Former News of the World editor  Rebekah Brooks arrives at the Old Bailey in London as the phone hacking trial continues Tuesday Feb. 25, 2014. Brooks says she never sanctioned phone hacking, and was horrified when she learned the tabloid had targeted the phone of a missing teenager.  Brooks answered "no" when asked by her lawyer whether she had ever approved eavesdropping on voicemails for a story.  (AP Photo/Jonathan Brady/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

    Rebekah Brooks: I felt 'horror' at Dowler hacking

    Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said Tuesday that she never sanctioned phone hacking, and was horrified when she learned the tabloid had targeted the cellphone of a missing teenager.

  • ** FILE ** Rebekah Brooks arrives at The Old Bailey law court in London, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. Former News of the World national newspaper editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson are due to go on trial Monday, along with several others, on charges of hacking phones and bribing officials while at the now closed tabloid paper. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

    U.K. phone-hacking trial opens for top Murdoch aides

    The trial of two former top editors of Rupert Murdoch's defunct News of the World began Monday with the selection of a jury to hear the complex and high-profile case sparked by a tabloid phone-hacking scandal that has shaken Murdoch's media empire and tarnished the image of British journalism.

  • 2 ex-David Cameron confidants face bribery charges

    Two former confidants of Britain's prime minister have been charged with conspiring to pay public officials in exchange for stories and information _ the latest development in the country's establishment-shaking scandal over media malfeasance.

  • 2 ex-confidants of British PM face bribery charges

    Two former confidants of Britain's prime minister have been charged with conspiring to pay public officials in exchange for stories and information _ the latest development in the country's establishment-shaking scandal over media malfeasance.

  • **FILE** Andy Coulson, former chief communications adviser for British Prime Minister David Cameron and former editor of the News of the World, is seen here in London on Aug. 16, 2012, after appearing in Westminster Magistrates Court on phone hacking charges. (Associated Press)

    2 ex-confidants of British PM face bribery charges

    Two former confidants of Britain's prime minister have been charged with conspiring to pay public officials in exchange for stories and information — the latest development in the country's establishment-shaking scandal over media malfeasance.

  • Rebekah Brooks, the former chief of News Corp.'s British operations, leaves the Old Bailey court in London on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. Mrs. Brooks was in court to face charges connected to the phone-hacking scandal that rocked Rupert Murdoch's media empire. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)

    Trial date set for ex-News Corp. journalists in U.K. phone-hacking case

    Rebekah Brooks, the former chief of News Corp.'s British newspapers, and Andy Coulson, the ex-communications chief for Prime Minister David Cameron, will face trial next September over allegations linked to phone hacking.

  • UK: PM's ex-aide charged in hacking scandal

    British authorities on Tuesday charged an ex-aide to the prime minister, a former protege of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, and six others in the ever-widening phone hacking scandal, accusing them of key roles in a campaign of illegal espionage that victimized hundreds of people including top celebrities Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt.

  • Phone hack charges may add to fallout for Brit PM

    Britain's phone hacking scandal entered a new and expanded criminal phase Tuesday, with charges brought against two former members of Prime Minister David Cameron's inner circle over a campaign of illegal espionage that has rocked the country's establishment.

  • ** FILE ** This Monday, Feb. 1, 2010, file photo, shows News Corp.'s headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Phone hack charges may add to fallout for British PM

    Britain's phone hacking scandal entered a new and expanded criminal phase Tuesday, with charges brought against two former members of Prime Minister David Cameron's inner circle over a campaign of illegal espionage that has rocked the country's establishment.

  • **FILE** British Prime Minister David Cameron (Associated Press)

    U.K.'s Cameron to face media ethics inquiry

    British media ethics inquiry said Friday that Prime Minister David Cameron will give evidence next week, amid questions over his ties to a number of suspects in the country's tabloid phone hacking scandal.

  • ** FILE ** This Friday, May 11, 2012, file photo shows Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of News International and her husband Charlie Brooks leaving the High Court in London. Brooks said Tuesday, May 15, 2012, she and her husband will face charges over Britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    Ex-tabloid editor faces phone hacking charges

    Ex-News of the World editor and News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, her husband and four others will face charges over Britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal, British prosecutors said Thursday.

  • Ex-tabloid boss Brooks faces phone hacking charges

    Former U.K. tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks, her husband and four close aides were charged Tuesday over alleged attempts to conceal evidence in Britain's phone hacking scandal _ the first prosecutions since police reopened inquiries 18 months ago into wrongdoing by the country's scandal-hungry press.

  • World Briefs: Talks collapse, new elections coming

    Greece headed into a month of political uncertainty after power-sharing talks collapsed Tuesday, triggering new elections that could determine whether the country retains its tenuous position in Europe's monetary union.

  • Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks gives evidence May 11, 2012, to Britain's media ethics inquiry in central London in this image from television. Brooks is a central figure in the scandal over tabloid phone hacking that has shaken both Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and Britain's establishment. (Associated Press)

    Ex-tabloid chief spills on links to U.K.'s Cameron

    Former hotshot editor Rebekah Brooks drew Prime Minister David Cameron closer into Britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal Friday, saying he had offered her some support after the uproar over illegal journalistic practices forced her to quit.

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