Criminal law

By PA Media Lawyer 30 July 12:35
The newspaper initially pleaded not guilty to a charge of breaching the lifelong anonymity for the victims and alleged victims of rape and other sexual offences granted by section 1 of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992.
By Press Association 30 July 11:15
They were both arrested as part of Operation Pinetree, a Scotland Yard investigation into allegations that News of the World features staff had obtained information in this way.
By Cleland Thom 28 July 9:54
The Government has rejected calls to tighten up youth crime reporting restrictions following the death of Leeds school teacher Ann Maguire.
By William Turvill 28 July 8:20
Dominic Kane, 41, who worked at the BBC for 11 years prior to joining Al Jazeera in 2012, was sentenced to ten years in jail last month along with British colleague Sue Turton and Dutch journalist Rena Netjes.
By Press Gazette 25 July 13:36
Reggie Nunkoo, 40, of Lynmouth Road, Walthamstow, entered guilty pleas on two counts of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office while working as a customs officer.
By PA Media Lawyer 25 July 10:37
Newsquest North East pleaded guilty, having indicated a "not guilty" plea at an earlier hearing.
By Cleland Thom 25 July 9:31
Editors used to work on the basis that public interest applied to every story they published … if it didn’t, they wouldn’t be publishing it.
By Press Gazette 25 July 8:19
Peter Greste (pictured, Reuters), Egyptian-Canadian acting bureau chief Mohammed Fahmy and Egyptian producer Baher Mohammed, were arrested in December as part of a crackdown on Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Their sentencing last month on charges stemming from an interview with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood sparked international outrage.
By PA Mediapoint 24 July 14:57
Four security guards accused of helping to hide or destroy evidence around the time of Rebekah Brooks's arrest will not face trial, a court was told today.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 24 July 9:03
A journalist who intercepted voicemail messages for both the News of the World and Sunday Mirror today escaped prison.
By Press Gazette 23 July 10:14
The singer (pictured, Reuters), 26, told this week, after her trial for allegedly brokering a drugs deal collapsed, how a year of her life had been "ruined".
By Press Association 22 July 14:26
Actor Rhys Ifans (pictured, Reuters) and entertainer Michael Barrymore have settled their phone-hacking damages claims.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette 21 July 15:39
The Tulisa drugs sting trial collapsed after the judge agreed that Sun on Sunday reporter Mazher Mahmood told a “deliberate lie” in a pre-trial hearing.
By Press Gazette 21 July 13:07
The trial of Tulisa Contostavlos over drugs allegations has collapsed.
Glenn Mulcaire (Reuters)
By Dominic Ponsford 21 July 9:52
Former full-time phone-hacker for the News of the World Glenn Mulcaire has repeated his assertion that be believed he was working indirectly for the police when he listened to the phone messages of missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler.
By Press Gazette 18 July 8:23
A jury took just over an hour and a half to find ex-Wiltshire Police officer Darren Jennings (not pictured) guilty of committing misconduct in a public office following a trial at the Old Bailey.
By Press Gazette 17 July 9:21
Former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos used code words to help broker a cocaine deal with an undercover reporter who claimed she was in the frame for a leading film role opposite A-list stars, a court has heard.
By Dominic Ponsford 16 July 15:16
Six former News of the World journalists questioned by police on suspicion of involvement in phone-hacking for the News of the World today been told they will face no further action.
By PA Mediapoint 16 July 9:13
Darren Jennings (not pictured) is on trial at the Old Bailey accused of committing misconduct in a public office while he worked for Wiltshire Police in September 2010.
By PA Mediapoint 15 July 9:41
A former police constable has gone on trial accused of offering to sell information to the Sun about a "womanising and bullying" colleague, a court heard.

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