Operation Elveden

By PA Media Lawyer | 02 Apr 2015
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 Dominic Ponsford | 31 Mar 2015
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 Dominic Ponsford | 23 Mar 2015
There have been widespread calls for the Crown Prosecution Service to review its policy on prosecuting journalists after the acquittal of four Sun journalists on Friday.
By PA Mediapoint | 20 Mar 2015
Four senior Sun journalists have been cleared of paying public officials for scoops, including titbits on the Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry.
By William Turvill | 02 Feb 2015
The Crown Prosecution Service has hit back at criticisms over its decision to subject journalists to expensive trials that are not in the public interest.
By William Turvill | 05 Jan 2015
Excluding legal fees, Operation Weeting has cost £19.2m, Elveden £11.3m and Tuleta £3m.
By PA Media Lawyer | 24 Dec 2014
The former Army private, in her 20s, accepted a conditional caution for misconduct in a public office with the condition that she pays £40 to a charity connected with the armed services.
By William Turvill | 15 Dec 2014
The revelation came as the force disclosed figures showing that an estimated 67 public officials have been “dealt” with under Operation Elveden into media leaks.
By William Turvill | 14 Nov 2014
The Met has refused to name the officer who faced allegations in relation to "supplying confidential information to a journalist".
By PA Media Lawyer | 25 Sep 2014
A former British Army employee is the latest person to be arrested over Scotland Yard's long-running inquiry into the alleged corruption of public officials.
By PA Mediapoint | 12 Sep 2014
The journalist, who cannot be named for legal reasons, appeared before a judge at the Old Bailey alongside Trust worker Alan Hagan, 47.
By Dominic Ponsford | 12 Aug 2014
The Crown Prosecution Service today announced that Sun crime reporter Anthony France is to be charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office.
By PA Mediapoint | 15 Jul 2014
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.
By Press Gazette | 14 Jul 2014
Met Police statistics quoted by Inforrm (The International Forum for Responsible Media) show that 46 police officers are still investigating hacking and a further 53 are looking into payments by journalists to police and other public officials.
By Press Gazette | 01 Jul 2014
Trust worker Alan Hagan, of Melling Mount, Kirkby, is to appear at Westminster Magistrates' Court on 10 July as part of Scotland Yard's Operation Elveden. An unnamed journalist has been summonsed alongside Hagan, 47.
By Dominic Ponsford | 19 May 2014
News UK has failed in a bid to get two civil legal actions arising from the Operation Elveden investigation into payments by journalists to public officials struck out. Model Sarah Hannon and airline pilot Daniel Dufour are both suing Sun publisher News Group Newspapers (part of News UK) and the
Police outside the News UK building in Wapping (Reuters)
By Dominic Ponsford | 23 Apr 2014
Former Sun South West England reporter John Coles has been cleared after spending some 19 months on police bail following his arrest as part of the Operation Elveden investigation.
By PA Media Lawyer | 11 Apr 2014
A 42-year-old woman has been arrested by detectives investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials.
By PA Media Lawyer | 08 Apr 2014
A husband and wife have been charged as part of Operation Elveden, accused of making fake Broadmoor Hospital records to con newspaper publishers.
By Dominic Ponsford | 17 Mar 2014
A Sun journalist facing trial for ‘conspiracy to cause misconduct in public office’ has highlighted the plight of the many UK journalists caught up in criminal investigations prompted by the hacking scandal.