- 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.
More top news
In an embarrassing setback for the president, Republicans failed to reach the number of votes to pass his new healthcare act into law.
It will feel pleasantly warm in the sunshine, with temperatures reaching 12 or 13 Celsius (54 to 55F).
Some of Britain's biggest stars of the stage and screen will be honoured at Buckingham Palace later today.