PM took 'the best legal advice' before making apology

David Cameron took "the best legal advice" before making his televised apology yesterday, Downing Street has said.

Prime Minister David Cameron made a 'full and frank apology' yesterday.
Prime Minister David Cameron made a 'full and frank apology' yesterday. Credit: Pool

However, the spokesperson declined to say whether the advice had come from Attorney General Dominic Grieve.

Read: Tom Bradby's report on why the Prime Minister chose to apologise yesterday

Advertisement

Hacking jury discharged after failure to reach verdicts

The hacking trial jury has been discharged after failing to reach verdicts on two charges against former No 10 spin doctor Andy Coulson of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office by paying police officers for two royal directories.