News Former correspondent of the News of the World and Sunday Mirror Dan Evans arrives at the Old Bailey

“Shock” and “anxiety” ran through the editorial floor of the News of the World the day two people were arrested in 2006 in connection with phone hacking. The description, from the former News International staff journalist Dan Evans, was told to the jury at the phone hacking trial.

Ian Burrell: It's a shame Leveson saved his insights about the relationship between new and old media for his fans downunder

Many bloggers and tweeters, Lord Justice Leveson has argued this morning, are “no more than electronic versions of pub gossip”.

Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks

Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks bailed to 8 March

David Cameron's former spin doctor Andy Coulson and ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks appeared at the Old Bailey today accused of making corrupt payments to public officials.

Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks

Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks in court over charges linked to alleged corrupt payments to public officials

David Cameron's former spin doctor Andy Coulson and ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks appeared in court today to face charges linked to alleged corrupt payments to public officials.

Andy Coulson alleged to have conspired to bribe public officials to secure phone numbers of the Royal Family

David Cameron’s former communications director, Andy Coulson, conspired to bribe public officials to secure the phone numbers of the Royal Family, according to the charges against him announced today.

Andy Coulson (left) and Rebekah Brooks

MoD civil servant pocketed '£100k from The Sun': Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson charged with plotting to bribe public officials

A senior civil servant at the Ministry of Defence was on the payroll of the Sun for almost a decade, prosecutors claimed as they charged the former editor of Britain’s best-selling newspaper, Rebekah Brooks, and its chief reporter with plotting to bribe public officials.

Rebekah Brooks

Ian Burrell: Day of reckoning over phone hacking will see most of News International's former hierarchy in the dock

The day of reckoning over phone hacking is almost upon us and almost the entire former hierarchy of News International will be standing in the dock. No wonder Rupert Murdoch quietly dropped his directorship of the company at the weekend.

Glen Mulcaire lost a legal bid to hide the identities of those who instructed him

Glenn Mulcaire ordered to name journalist

A private investigator embroiled in a tabloid newspaper phone-hacking scandal today failed in a bid to keep secret the name of the journalist who instructed him to intercept messages.

I stand by my evidence says Colin Myler

Former News of the World editor Colin Myler said today he "stands by" his evidence after he was accused of misleading MPs.

Daniel Sanderson's byline appeared on the story about the McCann diaries

'Silent Shadow' sheds light on six years of snooping

Private detective says he was made a journalist by NOTW so paper could claim it did not employ outside investigators

News editor told me to hack phones, says Mulcaire

Glenn Mulcaire, the private investigator used by the News of the World to hack voicemails, told the paper's chief lawyer as early as 2007 that he had been instructed by the paper's former news editor as well as its royal reporter, a court heard yesterday.

Glenn Mulcaire fights for legal fees from News Group Newspapers

There was "nothing exotic, unusual or improper" in an arrangement in which News Group Newspapers would pay private investigator Glenn Mulcaire's legal fees, a judge heard today.

Leveson Inquiry: News International 'tried to influence prosecution' of jailed royal editor

Internal emails show that News International tried to influence the prosecution of former News of the World royal editor Clive Goodman for phone hacking, the Leveson Inquiry heard today.

Hugh Grant arrives at the Leveson Inquiry at the High Court in London

Hugh Grant: 'Mail on Sunday may also have hacked my phone'

The publisher of the Mail on Sunday yesterday denied Hugh Grant's allegations at the Leveson Inquiry that key details obtained by the paper about his personal life could only have been obtained by the illegal interception of his voicemails.

Hugh Grant arrives at the Leveson Inquiry at the High Court in London

Grant marches into battle: I was hacked by Mail on Sunday

Evidence suggests practice went beyond News International

The Sketch: Imagine what a proper lawyer would make of this lot in cross-examination

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