'Vindicated' Rebekah Brooks 'very grateful to the jury'

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Books spoke for the first time since being acquitted of all charges relating to phone hacking at News International.

Watch: Brooks cleared of all charges after eight-month trial

Speaking in central London, an emotional Brooks said she said she felt vindicated by the unanimous decision by the jury, and was very grateful to them.

Read: Rebekah Brooks: I feel vindicated by verdicts

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Rebekah Brooks 'vindicated' by hacking verdicts

Rebekah Brooks, speaking for the first time since she was cleared of phone hacking charges this week, has declared: "I am innocent of the crimes that I was charged with and I feel vindicated by the unanimous verdicts."