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Former chief constable calls for review of misconduct in a public office offence after Sun four acquittalsBy Dominic Ponsford | 24 Mar 2015
A former chief constable has said there needs to be a review of the way the charge of corruption in a public office is used against journalists.
By William Turvill | 24 Mar 2015
When Sun executive editor Fergus Shanahan was arrested more than three years ago, he says he was made to feel like “one of the most dangerous men in the country” by the four cars full of police officers who descended on his family home in Felsted, Essex, shortly after 6am.
By PA Media Lawyer | 23 Mar 2015
Brandon Malinsky, 50, is on trial at the Old Bailey charged with conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office between September 2010 and March 2011.
Geoff Webster's solicitors twice asked CPS to review case against Sun deputy editor over 'lunatic' offenceBy Dominic Ponsford | 23 Mar 2015
Lawyers for Sun deputy editor Geoff Webster have revealed that they twice asked the Crown Prosecution Service to reconsider its case against their client.
Why Sun four acquittals are a watershed in the struggle between journalists and the UK criminal justice systemBy Dominic Ponsford | 23 Mar 2015
The acquittal of four Sun journalists on Friday feels like a watershed in the battle between UK journalism and the criminal justice system.
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.
Sun chief reporter's 'number one military contact' sentenced to 12 months in prison over £100k leaksBy PA Media Lawyer | 23 Mar 2015
Bettina Jordan-Barber, 42, was cultivated by Sun chief reporter John Kay as his "number one military contact", providing him with exclusive details of army disciplinary investigations, sex scandals and casualties in Afghanistan.
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 | 20 Mar 2015
But the Daily Mirror did not let this ruin its fun, using the event as an opportunity to poke fun at a tabloid rival.
Former immigration centre official tells court he leaked to The Sun because what was happening 'was beyond belief'By PA Mediapoint | 18 Mar 2015
A former official at a Serco-run immigration centre told a court that bosses might have "perversely" wanted him to sell stories to The Sun to expose what was going on there.
Sun launches Buzzfeed-style political website beyond the paywall with exclusive Cameron-cam look at Downing StreetBy Dominic Ponsford | 17 Mar 2015
The Sun today launched a fun Buzzfeed-style political website beyond its paywall.
By Dominic Ponsford | 12 Mar 2015
The Sun is raising its cover price by 10p on Saturdays and by 20p on Sundays.
Reporter Tom Wells tells court: No-one at The Sun ever said paying public officials could be illegalBy PA Mediapoint | 11 Mar 2015
A Sun reporter on trial for paying three public officials for tips told jurors today that his newsdesk "knew exactly" who his sources were even before he first spoke to them.
Old Bailey jury retires to consider verdicts on Sun's John Kay, Geoffrey Webster, Duncan Larcombe and Fergus ShanahanBy PA Mediapoint | 10 Mar 2015
The jury has retired to deliberate on its verdicts in the trial of four senior journalists from The Sun newspaper accused of paying government employees for stories.
By Dominic Ponsford | 06 Mar 2015
The Sun's circulation appears to have been undamaged by the axing of its long-running policy of publishing topless model pictures on page three.
By PA Mediapoint | 05 Mar 2015
The number one military contact of the Sun's chief reporter could have been the wife of an army officer who wanted to avoid the "shame and ignominy" of passing on "pillow talk", for all a tabloid boss knew, a court heard today.
By Press Gazette | 05 Mar 2015
The Old Bailey was told yesterday how a Fleet Street reporter who has been “at the top of his game’ for 50 years has been placed on trial for simply doing his job.
By PA Mediapoint | 04 Mar 2015
The police officer at the centre of the notorious Downing Street "Plebgate" incident has accepted £80,000 damages in settlement of his libel action against former chief whip Andrew Mitchell.
Three Sun journalists and former Mirror reporter stand trial over leaks revealing corruption at immigration centreBy PA Mediapoint | 26 Feb 2015
An official at a Serco-run immigration centre justified leaking stories to The Sun by claiming the company turned a "blind eye" to corruption as colleagues drove around in Bentleys and Ferraris, a court heard. Mark Blake is alleged to have conspired, while he was employed as a detention
By PA Mediapoint | 23 Feb 2015
Duncan Larcombe (pictured, Reuters), 39, is accused over his dealings with Sandhurst instructor John Hardy who was allegedly paid more than £23,700 for providing information on the princes and others on 34 occasions.