Sun reporter faces charges

The Sun's defence editor Virginia Wheeler and former Metropolitan Police constable Paul Flattley are to be charged over alleged corrupt payments for information including the details of the death of a 15-year-old girl.

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Charges against ex-PC and journalist part of Op Elveden

Charges are being brought against Former Metropolitan Police constable Paul Flattley and Sun journalist Virginia Wheeler as a result of Operation Elveden - Scotland Yard's inquiry into alleged corrupt payments to public officials.

So far, 56 people have been arrested as part of the inquiry, six have been charged, and two - a retired police officer and a former journalist - have been told they will face no further action.

Those charged include former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, 44, Sun chief reporter John Kay, 69, and Ministry of Defence employee Bettina Jordan-Barber, 39.

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