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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.
Total cost of Met Police's journalism investigations rises £4m in eight months to £37.4m (excluding legal fees)By William Turvill | 22 May 2015
The Metropolitan Police has now spent £37.4m on investigations into journalism, with the figure rising by £4m in the last eight months.
By William Turvill | 05 Jan 2015
Excluding legal fees, Operation Weeting has cost £19.2m, Elveden £11.3m and Tuleta £3m.
By PA Mediapoint | 14 Aug 2014
A former Sun reporter has been cleared of plundering a stolen mobile phone for flirty texts and pictures between a PR woman and a well-known television personality.
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 Darren Boyle | 18 Dec 2013
A former private investigator has been arrested in connection with computer hacking, the Metropolitan Police has confirmed.
By Darren Boyle | 12 Nov 2013
A 33 year old serving Metropolitan Police workers has been arrested by detectives investigating the corrupt payments to officials.
By Darren Boyle | 18 Oct 2013
A Sun journalist has been charged along with a second man with the theft of an MP’s phone, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced.
By Darren Boyle | 30 Sep 2013
Former Sun journalist Ben Ashford was today charged with computer hacking and possession of criminal property.
By PA Media Lawyer | 18 Sep 2013
A former private investigator has been arrested as part of a national inquiry into allegations of computer hacking and other privacy breaches.
By Dominic Ponsford | 05 Sep 2013
One of the unexpected consequences of the the News of the World phone-hacking scandal was the exposure of what the Met Police described as a “suspected conspiracy involving the gathering of data from stolen mobile phones” at The Sun.
'Over the top and ridiculous' says second Sun journalist cleared of 'handling' stolen mobile he never sawBy Dominic Ponsford | 29 Aug 2013
A Sun journalist cleared yesterday by the Met Police after being arrested for handing stolen goods in relation to a missing mobile phone has described his treatment as "totally over the top and ridiculous".
By Dominic Ponsford | 28 Aug 2013
A second Sun journalist has been cleared after a year on bail following his arrest by police investigating computer hacking.
By Dominic Ponsford | 22 Aug 2013
A Sun reporter arrested 13 months ago for handling stolen goods never set eyes on the relevant item, Press Gazette has learned.
'Massive ordeal' is over for Sun reporter Rhodri Phillips 13 months after dawn arrest by hacking copsBy Dominic Ponsford | 21 Aug 2013
Sun reporter Rhodri Phillips has been cleared some 13 months after his arrest by police investigating computer hacking.
By PA Mediapoint | 07 Aug 2013
A man was arrested this morning in connection with the investigation into corrupt payments to police and public officials, Scotland Yard said.
By Gavriel Hollander | 24 Jun 2013
Incoming Sun editor David Dinsmore has pledged his support for reporters caught up in police investigations.
By William Turvill | 08 Apr 2013
Former News of the World executive editor Neil Wallis has blasted the Metropolitan Police after it was revealed that it has spent an “incredible” £19.5m on operations Weeting, Elveden and Tuleta.
By William Turvill | 20 Mar 2013
At least 64 journalists have been arrested in the UK since April 2011 in an unprecedented police crackdown on the UK media. Here we publish a comprehensive timeline detailing the arrests so far.