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