Coulson makes court appearance

Seven people including David Cameron's former spin doctor Andy Coulson have appeared in court charged over the phone hacking scandal.

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List of charges from Andy Coulson's court appearance

Here's a rundown of the key charges from today's hearing at Westminster Magistrates' Court:

  • Andy Coulson faces a total of five counts, one charge is related to the hacking of the phone of Milly Dowler.
  • Glenn Mulcaire accused of four counts of hacking.
  • Between them, the seven men face a total of 50 counts, all relating to listening to the voice messages of well known people.

You read the full list of charges faced by the defendants here

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