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.

View from the Yard: the Yates statement in full

Here is the statement about phone tapping from Metropolitan Police Assistant Commissioner John Yates in full:

Prosecutors review phone-hacking claims

Prosecutors are to look again at claims of alleged phone hacking by the News of the World, it was announced tonight.

Phone 'blagging' methods exposed

The shadowy techniques used by some journalists and private detectives to obtain confidential information are once again under the spotlight.

Prescott attacks Cameron over phone tap claims

The former Deputy Prime Minister John Prescott attacked David Cameron today for failing to take action against his director of communications amid the phone tap allegations.

Cameron aide in phone hacking row

Ex-Ministers call for Tory director of communications to be sacked after allegations

Creator of tough new Cameron 'to step down after election'

David Cameron plans to replace his controversial chief spin doctor, Andy Coulson, at the next election. The former News of the World editor, who has masterminded the Tory leader's slick communications strategy for the past two years, will not continue in his role even if the Mr Cameron gets to Downing Street, senior party insiders have revealed.

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One oleaginous creep accuses him of being like the racist comic Bernard Manning

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James Hanning talks to Peter Burden, the author of a book that turns the screws on the tabloid for causing suffering in the name of sensation

Colin Myler: Sex, drugs and responsibilities

Colin Myler landed the top job at Britain's biggest-selling tabloid a year ago – just after the paper was shamed for royal phone tapping. In his first interview he tells Ian Burrell how he has changed the paper and unveils his glossy new magazine

Ratpack who fought royal publicity war by proxy

Kim Sengupta on how the leak machine worked for favoured journalists

Tycoon of teen lust

While their anxious parents wait outside, the smartest children in the kingdom - among them a future crowned head or two - dance to the dionysian rhythms of adolescence and the greater glory of Justin Etzin's bank account. Lesley Gerrard reports. Photographs by Gideon Mendel
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