Brooks leads News International staff's not guilty pleas

Rebekah Brooks arriving at Southwark Crown Court. Credit: Sean Dempsey/PA Wire

Rebekah Brooks, former News of the World news editor James Weatherup and former managing editor Stuart Kuttner all denied conspiracy to hack phones.

Brooks also denied two charges of conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office.

She also denied two counts of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice. Her personal assistant Cheryl Carter also denies the charge.

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Brooks denies hacking charges

The former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has pleaded not guilty to five charges linked to an alleged conspiracy to hack phones, conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office and conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.