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Coulson and Brooks 2013 trial

David Cameron's former spin doctor Andy Coulson and former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks will face trial over allegations linked to phone hacking in September next year. They appeared at the Old Bailey today.

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Former News of the World staff in court today

  • Rebekah Brooks and five other people have been accused of perverting the course of justice in connection with phone hacking.
  • The other former News of the World staff are Brooks's former personal assistant Cheryl Carter, head of security at News International Mark Hanna, Brooks's chauffeur Paul Edwards and security staff Daryl Jorsling and Lee Sandell.
  • Private investigator Glenn Mulcaire is accused of four counts related to particular individuals.

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