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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."

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Jeremy Clarkson visits Rebekah Brooks after verdict

Jeremy Clarkson pictured leaving Rebekah and Charlie Brooks' home this evening. Credit: ITV News

Jeremy Clarkson paid a visit to Rebekah Brooks' London home on Tuesday night after the former News of the World editor was cleared of all charges in the phone hacking trial.

The Top Gear presenter is a friend of Mrs Brooks and her husband Charlie and was one of a number of guests to arrive at the couple's home in west London.

The Top Gear presenter smiles after leaving the Brooks' home. Credit: ITV News

Mr Clarkson and the Brooks' have previously been included along with the Prime Minister in what newspapers have called the 'Chipping Norton Set' - a group of high profile media and political figures based in and around the Oxfordshire town.

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