Brooks faces hacking charges

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has been bailed again to appear in court at the end of the month to face charges linked to alleged phone hacking.

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Rebekah Brooks bailed after court appearance

The former chief executive of News International Rebekah Brooks has been released on bail after facing charges of conspiring to illegally access voicemails. She made a brief appearance at Westminster Magistrates to confirm her name. The charges were also read out to her.

Brooks' next appearance will be at Southwark Crown Court on September 26.

Former chief executive of News International Rebekah Brooks Credit: Press Association

Rebekah Brooks arrives at court to face hacking charges

Former chief executive of News International Rebekah Brooks has arrived at court to face charges linked to alleged phone hacking.

Rebekah Brooks arriving at court Credit: ITV News/Sandi Sidhu

She arrived at Westminster Magistrates Court accused over an alleged conspiracy to illegally access voicemails.

She faces one general charge, which prosecutors claim could affect more than 600 victims, and two other specific charges linked to murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler and former fire brigade union boss Andrew Gilchrist.

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