Operation Elveden

By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette | 11 Apr 2016
A former Royal Navy captain whose "shameful" bullying of junior officers cost him his command has lost his High Court privacy claim against the Ministry of Defence.
By David Spens QC and Tom Coke-Smyth | 30 Mar 2016
The Metropolitan Police’s six-year investigation into payments made by journalists to public officials saw nine police officers and 25 others convicted at a cost of almost £15 million.
By Dominic Ponsford | 18 Mar 2016
Former Daily Mirror journalist Greig Box-Turnbull has been named as the new managing director of Oxford United.
By Dominic Ponsford | 14 Mar 2016
Former Sun Whitehall editor Clodagh Higginson (previously Hartley) is joining ITV's Good Morning Britain as the programme's new political correspondent.
By Dominic Ponsford | 26 Feb 2016
The Met Police appears to think that it can justify its five-year witch hunt against journalists and their sources with a glib infographic.
By Dominic Ponsford | 26 Feb 2016
The police investigation into payments by journalists to public officials has closed, Scotland Yard has said. Operation Elveden started in June 2011 after allegations of phone hacking emerged during parliamentary committees and the Leveson Inquiry into press ethics and practices.
By William Turvill | 11 Feb 2016
He accepted issues have stemmed in part from the Leveson Inquiry, Operation Elveden and police use of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to find journalists' sources.
By Dominic Ponsford | 08 Feb 2016
Former Sun head of news Chris Pharo has joined PR agency 72Point as chief operations officer.
By Dominic Ponsford | 22 Jan 2016
A leading newspaper lawyer has called for the offence of Misconduct in Public Office to be scrapped in regard to journalists.
By William Turvill | 17 Dec 2015
A former soldier in Prince Harry's regiment has been found not guilty of committing misconduct by selling stories to The Sun and News of the World.
By Dominic Ponsford | 14 Dec 2015
Since the launch of Operation Weeting five years ago at least 67 UK journalists have been arrested and/or charged.
By William Turvill | 11 Dec 2015
The Metropolitan Police has now spent more than £40m on investigations into journalism, figures obtained by Press Gazette show.
By Aletha Adu | 07 Dec 2015
Former News International chief executive Tom Mockridge has said that the company undermined the “principles of journalism” by handing over details of confidential sources to the police.
By PA Mediapoint | 26 Nov 2015
A former Broadmoor Hospital worker has been jailed for eight months for selling stories to The Sun about notorious patients including the Yorkshire Ripper.
By PA Media Lawyer | 24 Nov 2015
Scott Chapman, 44, of Corby, Northamptonshire, was due for retrial at the Old Bailey but at the 11th hour admitted a charge of misconduct in a public office between 1 March 2010 20 and June 2011.
By PA Mediapoint | 20 Nov 2015
Two former prison officers have been jailed for leaking information to tabloid newspapers about notorious inmates.
By PA Mediapoint and Press Gazette | 13 Nov 2015
A former prison officer from top security HMP Belmarsh in south-east London has been found guilty of leaking stories about celebrity inmates to the Daily Mirror over six years.
By PA Media Lawyer | 04 Nov 2015
A former prison officer has been jailed for 12 months for selling stories about George Michael's time behind bars to The Sun.
By Dominic Ponsford | 16 Oct 2015
“They call it a crime, we call it a democracy.” This was the verdict of one defence lawyer after the Operation Elveden prosecution of journalists over payments for stories concluded yesterday with the acquittal of Sun staffers Jamie Pyatt and Chris Pharo.
By Dominic Ponsford | 15 Oct 2015
The acquittal of two Sun journalists today means that out of 34 journalists arrested and/or charged under Met Police's Operation Elveden inquiry, two have been convicted.

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