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The consensus of opinion of doctors instructed both by the defence and the prosecution is that he is currently unfit, says judge

Hacking trial: private investigator Glenn Mulcaire was known as part of NOTW 'investigations team', jury told

The private investigator regularly commissioned by senior editors at the News of the World was "generally known" by staff to be part of the paper's "special investigations team", the Old Bailey has heard.

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Phone hacking trial: Recordings of David Blunkett’s love messages found in NI safe

Court hears of emotional voicemails in which former Home Secretary tries to prevent break-up

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Phone hacking trial: Rebekah Brooks ‘phoned NOTW about missing schoolgirl’

Court hears how Ms Brooks rarely switched off her mobile during a holiday to Dubai at the height of the hunt for Milly Dowler

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Michael Gove's controversial adviser Dominic Cummings 'quits to open new free school'

He has gained reputation as ruthless and passionate advocate of Education Secretary's reforms

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He’s fathered a love child and had three affairs, but the British public still loves Boris Johnson

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Alison Levitt said the charges related to the payment of money for information about the death of a 14-year-old girl as well as other 'accidents, incidents and crimes'

Detective Chief Inspector April Casburn was found guilty of one count of misconduct in public office

Detective faces jail for offering hacking probe leaks to NOTW

April Casburn’s high-flying career in the police ended in disgrace tonight when she was convicted of offering to leak details of the phone hacking inquiry to the News of the World.

Clive Goodman: The former News of the World royal correspondent has made a request to News International to cover his legal costs

First they had to cough up for Andy Coulson...now News International is in a fight to pay Clive Goodman's legal fees

News International face a lengthy court battle over the legal fees of the News of the World’s former royal correspondent, Clive Goodman, after a hearing in the Old Bailey revealed uncertainty over who would be covering his costs in defending charges relating to alleged  payments made to former royal contacts.

David Cameron is under pressure to release private emails exchanged with Rebekah Brooks

Commons Speaker John Bercow attacks David Cameron for failing to give details of secret emails between himself and former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks

John Bercow, the Commons Speaker, criticised David Cameron today for failing to provide details of a secret tranche of emails between the Prime Minister and Rebekah Brooks, the former News International chief executive.

Rebekah Brooks talked about texts from the Prime Minister – but did not mention any emails

Cameron: why I suppressed Brooks emails

PM tries to quell row over unpublished messages between himself and former News International chief executive

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