The publisher of GQ magazine has been found guilty of contempt of court over a “very seriously prejudicial” article about the phone-hacking trial of Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson. Condé Nast, the US publisher behind the magazine, was accused of publishing an article last year that could have “seriously impeded or prejudiced” the Old Bailey trial. Show More Summary
Although Nick Clegg is under increasing pressure in some quarters to write a tell-all book about his time in coalition, the closest he has got to this so far is… Continue reading The post Revealed: the Andy Coulson joke that Nick Clegg cut from his conference speech appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Is the NHS bossing around the British people too much? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Douglas Murray and Christopher Snowden discuss this week’s Spectator cover feature on the high priests of health and how the NHS… Continue reading The post Podcast: the high priests of health and the collapse of Andy Coulson’s perjury trail appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
It's been a while since this blog last acquainted itself Tommy Sheridan, but the acquittal of the Andy Coulson at his perjury trial also means re-dredging his spurious allegations regarding one of the saddest periods in Scottish radical history. Show More Summary
Andy Coulson was cleared of perjury. A judge said the alleged lies he told under oath were not relevant to the trial.
When the perjury trial against former News of the World editor Andy Coulson opened at Edinburgh, things looked rather bleak for the accused. The facts of the case seemed clear… Continue reading The post ‘Not every lie amounts to perjury’ – why Andy Coulson’s case collapsed appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Those who will be spared prosecution over allegations that they paid officials for information include Andy Coulson, a former editor of The News of the World.
LONDON — Authorities in the U.S. have announced they will not be charging News Corp or 21st Century Fox in relation to phone hacking or payments to public officials See also: Phone-hacking editor Andy Coulson out of prison after 5 months The...Show More Summary
The phone-hacking trial jury last year failed to reach a verdict on charges that they conspired to pay public officials for royal phone directories. read more
Coulson, who was found guilty of conspiracy to hack personal voicemails, was released today after serving less than five months of his 18-month sentence.
The former 'News of the World' editor served nearly five months after being sentenced to 18 months in the phone-hacking trial read more
LONDON — The former News of the World Editor who was jailed for conspiracy to hack the phones of crime victims, politicians and celebrities has been released from prison after serving five months of an 18 month sentence Andy CoulsonShow More Summary
The former News of the World editor will spend the rest of his phone-hacking sentence in another British institution read more
Steve Coogan says he was subject of a 'sociopathic sting' by then News of the World editor Andy Coulson Glenn Mulcaire's notes contain details of Coogan's girlfriends, his bank account number, his bank transactions and his pin number Elle Macpherson's accused adviser she blamed for press leaks of being an alcoholic. Show More Summary
Adding to the legal tangle spreading from the phone hacking scandal, Mr. Coulson was accused of lying to a court in 2010.
Former editor Andy Coulson was recently sentenced to 18 months in jail. read more
Dan Evans ?testified for the prosecution, playing a "unique" role in the trial against Andy Coulson and others, the judge said. read more
Click here to receive Mediabistro’s Morning Media Newsfeed via email. Andy Coulson Gets 18 Months in Tabloid Phone Hacking (NYT) Andy Coulson, a former senior editor in Rupert Murdoch’s news empire and a onetime adviser to Prime Minister...Show More Summary
Mr. Coulson, 46, a former editor in Rupert Murdoch’s news empire, was found guilty last week of one count relating to the hacking scandal.
Nothing is sticking to David Cameron. He’s been driven into third place in the European elections. He was forced into a grovelling apology over Andy Coulson. His attempt to block Jean-Claude Juncker ended in abject failure. And yet the week has closed with the Conservative Party edging close to parity with Labour in the polls. [...]