By Press Association 10 December 14:53
Former News of the World royal editor Clive Goodman had 15 copies of a royal phonebook when his house was raided in 2006, a court heard today.
By Darren Boyle 10 December 11:32
Former News of the World news editor Ian Edmondson has been unable to attend the Old Bailey for the past ten days because he is unwell, a court heard today.
By Darren Boyle 09 December 15:38
News stories held on internet archives could be exempted from contempt of court proceedings as long as they were published before proceedings became active, new proposals released today recommended.
By Cleland Thom 09 December 14:45
The convictions of two private investigators who ‘blagged’ people’s person details from organisations should ring alarm bells for journalists.
Former Times legal chief suspended by tribunal after paper deceived High Court to expose Nightjack police bloggerBy Dominic Ponsford 06 December 6:29
Former legal manager of The Times Alastair Brett has been suspended as a solicitor for six months over the paper's handling of the Nightjack case.
By Press Association 05 December 12:13
Rebekah Brooks took just ten minutes to authorise a £4,000 payment to a public official for bikini pictures of Prince William dressed as a Bond girl at Sandhurst, a jury heard.
By Darren Boyle 05 December 11:47
A Royal Marine Commando convicted of murdering an Afghan insurgent was today named as Sgt Alexander Wayne Blackman.
By PA Media Lawyer 05 December 9:57
A local authority has won a High Court order restricting reporting relating to the case of an Italian woman whose child was taken into care after she was forced to have her baby delivered by Caesarean section.
By Darren Boyle 04 December 9:33
Attorney General Dominic Grieve will issue social media users advisories during controversial court cases to help prevent future contempt issues.
By Cleland Thom 02 December 10:18
I said in this blog last month that newspapers, magazines and websites can get into legal difficulties because of procedural errors rather than a lack of legal knowledge.
Former News of the World deputy editor Neil Wallis was hacked from inside News International building, court toldBy Press Association 28 November 18:25
A News International "private wire" phone line attempted to hack the voicemails of former News of the World deputy editor Neil Wallis, the hacking trial has heard.
By Darren Boyle 28 November 12:14
Peaches Geldof is under police investigation after breaking a court order by naming two women who allowed their babies to be abused by paedophile singer Ian Watkins.
By Darren Boyle 28 November 10:45
Operation Elveden officers have arrested a health care worker on Merseyside and taken to a police station in Liverpool.
By Darren Boyle 28 November 9:49
A website has apologised to a singer after using his photograph to illustrate the story of a convicted paedophile with the same name.
Stuart Kuttner signed-off payment to Glenn Mulcaire five days after private investigator's phone-hacking arrest, court toldBy Press Association 27 November 17:05
Private investigator Glenn Mulcaire continued to be paid by the News of the World following his arrest, the phone hacking trial has heard.
By Darren Boyle 27 November 16:51
Five Royal Marine Commandos including a sergeant convicted of murdering an Afghan insurgent should be granted life-long anonymity, a court heard today.
By PA Media Lawyer 27 November 10:14
A former member of staff at Sandhurst military college who leaked private details about the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry to a tabloid newspaper has been spared jail.
By Press Association 26 November 15:02
Former News International boss Rebekah Brooks told a pal of David Cameron that her former lover Andy Coulson would not survive the phone-hacking scandal, the Old Bailey heard today. Brooks was talking to Dom Loehnis at a birthday party for the Prime Minister at his Chequers country retreat in October 2010. The court heard that Loehnis, a former journalist and now recruitment headhunter was sitting beside Brooks at the party when he asked about Coulson’s future.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 November 13:07
A review of policing led by former Metropolitan Police chief Lord Stevens has called for nationwide action to reverse what he described as retreat from police forces dealing openly with the media.
By Press Association 25 November 15:51
Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks told the ex-wife of top golfer Colin Montgomerie about the ease of hacking celebrity mobile phones, the Old Bailey heard today.