By Press Association 12 December 17:26
Prince Charles’ former private secretary did not have to answer whether he was having an affair in January 2003, a court heard today.
By Press Association 12 December 14:44
Former News of the World news editor Ian Edmondson is "currently unfit" and will take no further part in the trial over alleged phone hacking at the now-defunct newspaper, a jury has heard.
Judge blasts David Cameron over pro-Nigella comments made to a journalist while fraud trial underwayBy Press Association 12 December 13:42
The judge in the trial of two former personal assistants accused of defrauding Nigella Lawson and Charles Saatchi has issued a rebuke to Prime Minister David Cameron over comments he made about the celebrity chef, urging the jury to reach its verdicts on the evidence alone.
By Press Association 12 December 13:24
Police guarding Buckingham Palace were ordered not to nibble on royal nuts as it “upset” the Queen, a court has heard. The trial into alleged phone-hacking was shown an email from former News of the World royal editor Clive Goodman to his boss Andy Coulson outlining the monarch’s displeasure. The email said the Queen was “irritated” by the snacking police officers who had to be ordered to “keep their sticky fingers out”.
By Darren Boyle 12 December 12:02
Two people have been arrested in connection with Operation Elveden the Metropolitan Police has confirmed.
By Press Association 11 December 17:12
Former Mirror editor Piers Morgan told Rebekah Brooks that he knew what her splash was in January 2003 because he had been “listening to messages”, the Old Bailey was told today.
Prince Harry 'blitzed' by calls and texts from then girlfriend Chelsy Davy while at Sandhurst, court toldBy Press Association 11 December 14:45
Prince Harry was “blitzed” with calls and texts from then girlfriend Chelsy Davy while he was training at Sandhurst, a court heard today.
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.