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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 in Old Bailey trial over leaks revealing corruption at Serco 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.
Sun chief foreign correspondent Nick Parker returns to work six weeks after conviction for 'handling' MP's stolen phoneBy Dominic Ponsford | 20 Feb 2015
Sun chief foreign correspondent Nick Parker is returning to work, some six weeks after being convicted of handling stolen goods.
Sun's Duncan Larcombe tells court he's done nothing wrong: 'I still have to be convinced why I'm sitting here'By PA Media Lawyer | 20 Feb 2015
Duncan Larcombe is on trial over his dealings with then Colour Sergeant John Hardy who was allegedly paid more than £23,700 for providing information on the princes and others on 34 occasions.
Sun deputy editor Geoff Webster tells Old Bailey he did not know who reporter's sources were: 'It was just not done'By PA Mediapoint | 17 Feb 2015
The Sun's chief reporter may have boasted of having "top-notch" or "gold-plated" contacts, but he would never have revealed the identity of his military source to bosses, a court heard.
By Dominic Ponsford | 13 Feb 2015
Some may still feel that the many tabloid journalists hit by the full force of UK criminal justice in recent years have received their just deserts.
By William Turvill | 13 Feb 2015
Last Friday, a legal row erupted at the Old Bailey after the “secret decision” was made by “elders and betters” to appoint Judge Charles Wide to the case in place of Judge Richard Marks QC.
By Dominic Ponsford | 11 Feb 2015
An MP has questioned why the Crown Prosecution Service is spending millions on a retrial of Sun journalists “when there is clearly no realistic prospect of prosecution”.
Sun chief reporter John Kay: In 50-year journalism career he had no idea paying public officials illegalBy PA Mediapoint | 10 Feb 2015
The Sun's chief reporter cultivated a confidential source at the Ministry of Defence because "paranoia" and fear of "embarrassment" was getting in the way of stories in the public interest coming out, a court heard.
By PA Mediapoint | 09 Feb 2015
A former Government press officer who admitting leaking details of the 2010 budget to the Sun before the Chancellor could deliver it to MPs has avoided jail.
'True legend' and 'straight dealing reporter': Court hears character witness statements for Sun reporter John KayBy Emilio Casalicchio and Press Association | 06 Feb 2015
The Sun royal photographer Arthur Edwards told his Old Bailey trial that the two-time British Press Awards Reporter of the Year was on a "pedestal" in the industry.
By PA Mediapoint | 06 Feb 2015
A legal row erupted in court today over a secret decision by "elders and betters" to swap judges in the retrial of senior Sun executives accused over payments to corrupt public officials.
Sun reporter Anthony France faces two-week trial after pleading not guilty to charge of paying police officer for storiesBy PA Mediapoint | 05 Feb 2015
Anthony France, 41, appeared before the Old Bailey where he pleaded not guilty to aiding and abetting Pc Timothy Edwards to commit misconduct in a public office between 31 March 2008 and 1 July 2011.
By William Turvill | 05 Feb 2015
According to The Guardian, the journalist concerned is understood to have worked for The Sun at the time of the event.
By Dominic Ponsford | 03 Feb 2015
Rupert Murdoch's media companies have been told they will not face prosecution in America over allegations of phone-hacking and payments to public officials in Britain.
By Press Gazette | 02 Feb 2015
The Sun has taken offline Saturday’s front-page story alleging football pundit Gary Lineker was involved in a tax-avoidance scheme after legal action.
CPS defends 'incompetent' prosecutions of journalists: 'We must uphold the law without fear or favour'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.