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Phone hacking trial in numbers

The News of the World shut down in 2011. Credit: PA

Here is the phone hacking trial in numbers:

  • £100 million - estimated cost of phone hacking trial - making it the country's most expensive criminal case to date
  • £268 million has been paid out by News Corp to alleged victims of phone hacking
  • £28 million - £30 million was agreed as the News of the World's annual budget under Rebekah Brooks between 2000 and 2003
  • £18,723,141 has been spent by Scotland Yard on Operation Weeting since the investigation into phone hacking was launched in 2011
  • £9,978,138 is the total spend on Operation Elveden, the police probe into payments to public officials
  • £95,000 - £105,000 was paid annually to private detective Glenn Mulcaire between 2001 and 2006
Rebekah and Charlie Brooks. Credit: PA
  • £2 million was the cost of the NotW's Sarah's Law campaign, leading to a budget overspend during Brooks's editorship
  • £600,000 was paid to Andy Coulson in settlement when he resigned as editor of the NotW in 2007
  • £140,000 was paid to Clive Goodman in a financial settlement with News International after he claimed he was unfairly dismissed following his conviction for phone hacking
  • 5,600 taskings were found on notes at Mulcaire's home - 2,200 of them had the name of Greg Miskiw, Neville Thurlbeck, James Weatherup or another NotW journalist written in the top left-hand corner
  • 600 of the Mulcaire taskings were dated during Brooks's time as editor of the NotW between May 2000 and January 2003
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson pictured at the Old Bailey yesterday. Credit: PA
  • 5,500 is the total number of victims of NotW phone hacking, of which 1,000 have been classified by police as "likely victims" as opposed to "potential victims"
  • 3,000 pages of evidence exhibits have been shown to the jury during the trial in Court 12 of the Old Bailey
  • 130 - days the trial went on for before the jury was asked to consider its verdicts
  • £100,000 - cost of providing the jury
  • 718 people settled claims with News International before May 31, including the parents of Milly Dowler
  • About 200 stories were published every week in the NotW, with the same number being rejected.

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