Operation Elveden

By William Turvill | 24 Apr 2015
The Sun's online news editor Vince Soodin has condemned Operation Elveden for turning into "a probe into unauthorised leaks to journalists – whether they were paid for or not".
By Dominic Ponsford and William Turvill | 23 Apr 2015
Former News of the World reporter Lucy Panton has spoken out for the first time about her four-year, "hellish ordeal" after she was formally cleared in court today.
By Dominic Ponsford | 20 Apr 2015
It is difficult to over estimate the damage done by Operation Elveden since it began in June 2011.
By Dominic Ponsford | 20 Apr 2015
It is nearly four years after the start of Operation Elveden and the subsequent arrest and/or charging of at least 34 journalists.
By Dominic Ponsford | 20 Apr 2015
The Crown Prosecution Service has indicated that journalists are unlikely to face prosecution for misconduct in public office in future for cases which do not involve police officers.
By William Turvill | 20 Apr 2015
A Conservative MP has reportedly called for an inquiry into the Crown Prosecution Service for the “persecution” of Sun journalists.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette | 20 Apr 2015
Cleared Sun royal editor Duncan Larcombe has called for the chief of Met Police and the Director of Public Prosecutions to resign.
By Dominic Ponsford | 17 Apr 2015
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 Apr 2015
The Crown Prosecution Service appears to be scrapping most of the planned trials involving journalists accused of payments to public officials.
By Dominic Ponsford | 08 Apr 2015
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.
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.

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