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“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.

Former Jeremy Hunt adviser Adam Smith to appear at Leveson Inquiry

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt's former special adviser Adam Smith will give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry next week, it was announced today.

Rebekah and Charlie Brooks' statements in full

Here are the statements in full by Charlie Brooks and Rebekah Brooks, delivered outside their solicitor's London office this afternoon.

Angry Rebekah Brooks attacks police and prosecutors over charges

Rebekah Brooks angrily attacked police and prosecutors for dragging her friends and family into the phone hacking scandal tonight as she said she was "baffled" to face charges.

Leveson defends his media inquiry

Lord Justice Leveson defended his inquiry into media standards today and said he “was not in any way” seeking to challenge the right of Parliament to examine any of the issues his inquiry is covering.

David Cameron did not want Leveson Inquiry, says Alastair Campbell

The former Number 10 communications director Alastair Campbell said today that David Cameron did not want to set up the Leveson Inquiry.

George Osborne under pressure to appear at Leveson Inquiry

George Osborne is under increasing pressure to appear in person at the Leveson Inquiry following the disclosure of further evidence of his close links to the Murdoch empire.

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News Corp reports rise in profits

News Corporation has reported a strong rise in quarterly profits despite continuing legal charges over the phone-hacking scandal.

News Corp shares rise on stock buyback

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation last night doubled the size of a stock buyback programme that has been mollifying its shareholders while scandals have raged around the company.

Rebekah Brooks was told by the Prime Minister to 'keep her head up' during the hacking scandal

David Cameron too close to Rupert Murdoch, say constituents

David Cameron's own constituents believe he is too close to Rupert Murdoch and his media empire.

David Cameron 'texted Rebekah Brooks before she resigned over Dowler affair'

New biography throws spotlight on closeness of relationship between PM and former Sun editor

Leading article: A question of competence

Mr Cameron seems to take too much on trust and fails to think things through

Leading article: So what might ministers have to fear?

The inquiry into the role of the press and the police in the phone-hacking scandal was announced by the Prime Minister last July. It opened, under Lord Justice Leveson, in November.

David Cameron and Jeremy Hunt named as core participants at Leveson Inquiry

Prime Minister David Cameron and Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt were today given the right to see Leveson Inquiry documents and witness statements in advance.

Undeclared donations put more heat on Hunt

Jeremy Hunt, the embattled Culture Secretary, faced fresh pressure last night after it emerged he failed to declare business donations worth more than £7,000.

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