Last week a jury was discharged after it failed to agree on whether former News of the World editor Andy Coulson, 46, and ex-NotW royal editor Clive Goodman, 56, conspired to commit misconduct in public office by paying police officers for two royal directories.
The Crown Prosecution Service announced today that it would still pursue both defendants over the two counts.
Prosecutor Andrew Edis QC said: "The CPS has taken the position to proceed with the retrial."
More top news
Acclaimed author Michael Morpurgo has written this piece of prose exclusively for ITV News to mark 100 years since the Battle of the Somme.
The War Horse and Private Peaceful author joined ITV News in Northern France to reflect on the sacrifices made at the Battle of the Somme.
Detectives investigating an arson attack have released CCTV of a man igniting two petrol bombs moments before hurling them at the shop.