NI Group Ltd's accounts show that £10.8m was paid to Rebekah Brooks, as compensation after she resigned as chief executive of News International. The former newspaper editor, a resident of Chipping Norton, will also have legal and other professional costs paid.
A 29-year-old serving officer with Sussex Police was arrested at his home in the county this morning, in connection with an investigation into corrupt payments to public officials.
A 37-year-old journalist was also held at his home in north London in connection with the same investigation.
They bring the number of arrests under the Metropolitan Police's Operation Elveden, which is investigating allegations of inappropriate payments to police and public officials, to 43.
A Sussex Police officer and a journalist were arrested today by officers investigating corrupt payments to public officials, Scotland Yard said.
More to follow.
Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks has been released on bail by police investigating alleged phone hacking. The former News international chief and her husband were arrested at their home in Chipping Norton in Oxfordshire yesterday for conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.