'They've put honest journalists through hell' - Sun's Millard and Malinsky slam police and CPS after Elveden acquittalsBy Dominic Ponsford 17 April 17:41
Sun reporter Neil Millard says his life has been a “bad dream” ever since eight officers from Operation Elveden launched a dawn raid on his family home in the summer 2012.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 April 16:48
The Crown Prosecution Service appears to be scrapping most of the planned trials involving journalists accused of payments to public officials. The move follows three more tabloid journalists being found not guilty by a jury today.
Tabloid four trial: Three journalists cleared over public official payments, CPS mulls retrial of Tom WellsBy Dominic Ponsford 17 April 13:04
Two Sun journalists and a former Mirror reporter today walked free from court after being cleared of conspiracy to misconduct in a public office. Sun journalists Brandon Malinsky, 50, Neil Millard, 33, and former Daily Mirror journalist Graham Brough were today cleared of all charges after the jury spent some 42 hours deliberating.
Lib Dem manifesto: If press haven't signed up for 'genuinely independent self-regulation' in a year, 'Parliament will need to act'By William Turvill 15 April 13:14
The Liberal Democrat election manifesto calls for action from Parliament if the press continues to refuse to sign up to a regulator which complies with the Leveson report.
Lib Dems promise law to stop journalists who act in public interest being 'dragged through the courts'By Dominic Ponsford 15 April 9:52
A new law to protect journalists from unnecessary prosecutions is set to be included in the Liberal Democrat manifesto.
By PA Media Lawyer 14 April 16:38
Victims of female genital mutilation will be entitled to lifelong anonymity in the media under new provisions which will come into force next month.
Conservative manifesto pledges protection for journalists under bill of rights and makes no Leveson commitmentsBy William Turvill 14 April 13:28
The Conservative Party has pledged to offer journalists “explicit protection” under the British Bill of Rights, which it wants to replace the Human Rights Act, in its 2015 election manifesto.
By William Turvill 14 April 10:33
The Green Party’s 2015 general election manifesto has called for the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to be scrapped, citing its failure to protect journalistic sources.
By PA Mediapoint 14 April 8:55
The 47-year-old is accused of committing perjury in the 2010 trial of former MSP Tommy Sheridan.
By PA Media Lawyer 08 April 14:44
The Sun's Tom Wells, Neil Millard and Brandon Malinsky and former Daily Mirror reporter Graham Brough are accused of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office.
Trial of Mirror reporter charged over payments to prison officer delayed pending CPS Operation Elveden reviewBy Dominic Ponsford 08 April 10:29
The trial of a former Daily Mirror journalist charged with making illegal payments to a public official been delayed pending a Crown Prosecution Service review.
CPS presses ahead with retrial of prison officer whose newspaper leak conviction was overturned last weekBy PA Media Lawyer 02 April 9:03
The Crown Prosecution Service is to press ahead with a retrial of a prison officer whose conviction on a charge of leaking stories to newspapers was overturned by the Court of Appeal last week.
By PA Medialawyer and Press Gazette 01 April 16:38
A former police officer who leaked details of the Milly Dowler investigation to the Sun newspaper has been jailed for 18 months.
CPS: No retrial for NoW reporter whose conviction was quashed - review of other journalist prosecutionsBy Dominic Ponsford 31 March 17:17
The Crown Prosecution Service is not going to seek a retrial for a News of the World journalist whose conviction for a paying public official was quashed by the Court of Appeal.
By William Turvill 31 March 10:07
The former medi lead for the Association of Chief Police Officers said last night that there will be no return to the “good old days” of “informal” relations between police and the press.
Nick Clegg says journalists tried for paying public officials should have clearer public interest defence in lawBy Dominic Ponsford 30 March 13:04
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has said the law needs to be changed to give journalists accused of corrupting public officials by paying for stories a clear public interest defence.
Met Police officers investigating Mirror titles 'sitting on dozens of unopened bin-bags of material', reports The TimesBy William Turvill 30 March 11:15
The Metropolitan Police is reportedly “sitting on dozens of unopened bin-bags of material” gathered by officers investigating Trinity Mirror national newspapers.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 27 March 15:20
The first journalist to be found guilty of paying a public official in the wake of the high-profile Operation Elveden probe has had the conviction quashed on appeal, it can now be reported.
Save Our Sources law comes into force: Police now banned from viewing journalists' call records without OK of judgeBy Dominic Ponsford 27 March 11:01
Police officers are now banned from secretly obtaining the call records of journalists without getting outside approval from a judge.
By PA Media Lawyer 25 March 9:47
A claim by lawyers for phone-hacking victims that they had suffered "unparalleled" harm was simply wrong, the High Court has heard.