Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson - who is also a former Downing Street communications chief - and former News of the World Royal Correspondent Clive Goodman have been charged with making with illegal payments to public officials.
In a statement, the CPS states the allegations relate to "the request and authorisation of payments to public officials in exchange for information, including a Palace phone directory known as the “Green Book” containing contact details for the Royal Family and Members of the Household."
More top news
Liverpool edged an epic penalty shootout to beat Middlesbrough and progress to the fourth round of the Capital One Cup.
The world famous musical, which has been running on Broadway since 1997, has broken records earning more than £2.8 billion.
There will be wet weather around tonight with rain drifting from north to south which will lead to scattered showers tomorrow morning.