Jury selection begins in Britain's phone-hacking trial

LONDON, Oct. 28 (UPI) -- Jury selection in the phone-hacking case against eight members of Britain's reporting community began Monday with the judge warning against preconceptions.

Cameron's ex-press secretary: PM has Boris Johnson problem

LONDON, May 29 (UPI) -- Andy Coulson, the British prime minister's disgraced former press secretary, has offered David Cameron some advice in the form of a magazine article.
More charges filed in phone-hacking probe

More charges filed in phone-hacking probe

LONDON, Nov. 20 (UPI) -- Two people central to the phone-hacking scandal that engulfed Britain were charged Tuesday over alleged corrupt payments to public officials by journalists.

Punitive damages dropped in phone hacking

LONDON, Sept. 27 (UPI) -- Victims of phone hacking by the British tabloid News of the World have dropped their effort to get exemplary damages, their lawyers said Thursday.

Phone hacking trial set in 2013

LONDON, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Two former top News Corp. officials embroiled in the company's phone hacking scandal won't face trial until next September, a British judge said.

News exec to appear on hacking charges

LONDON, Sept. 3 (UPI) -- A former editor of the News of the World was ordered by a British judge Monday to appear in court later this month on phone-hacking related charges.

Murdoch's ex-lawyer questioned on hacking

LONDON, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Tom Crone, a lawyer who worked for Rupert Murdoch's media empire for 25 years, was arrested Thursday at his London home, police said.

Another News of the World editor charged

GLASGOW, Scotland, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Police Wednesday questioned a former editor of News of the World Scotland and charged him with perverting the course of justice.

Ex-NOTW editor charged in Scotland

GLASGOW, Scotland, Aug. 17 (UPI) -- A former editor at News of the World Scotland lied on the witness stand during the trial of former lawmaker Tommy Sheridan, police in Glasgow said Thursday.
Charges leveled against 8 in phone-hacking

Charges leveled against 8 in phone-hacking

LONDON, July 24 (UPI) -- Eight people, including British Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications chief Andy Coulson, face 19 phone-hacking related charges, officials said.
Cameron testifies at media ethics inquiry

Cameron testifies at media ethics inquiry

LONDON, June 14 (UPI) -- The relationship between politicians and media has become too cozy in the last 20 years, British Prime Minister David Cameron said at a media ethics inquiry.
Brown says Murdoch hurt war effort

Brown says Murdoch hurt war effort

LONDON, June 11 (UPI) -- Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown, at the inquiry into the Murdoch media empire, Monday accused The Sun newspaper of harming Britain's war effort.
Andy Coulson arrested in perjury probe

Andy Coulson arrested in perjury probe

LONDON, May 30 (UPI) -- Police investigating allegations of perjury in a Scottish court arrested Prime Minister David Cameron's first director of communications Wednesday.
Cameron's former PR man testifies

Cameron's former PR man testifies

LONDON, May 10 (UPI) -- Britain's phone hacking panel heard testimony Thursday about personal ties between newspaper executives and British Prime Minister David Cameron.

Former U.K. tabloid editor defends hacking

LONDON, Nov. 30 (UPI) -- A former editor at News of the World defended phone hacking and other intrusive techniques Tuesday before a panel investigating British media ethics.
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Andy Coulson

Andrew Edward "Andy" Coulson (born 21 January 1968) is an English journalist and political strategist.

Coulson was the editor of the News of the World from 2003 until his resignation in 2007, following the conviction of one of the newspaper's reporters in relation to illegal phone-hacking.

He subsequently joined David Cameron's personnel as communications director, until announcing his departure on 21 January 2011 because of continued media coverage of the phone-hacking affair. He was replaced on 2 February 2011 by former BBC Global News Controller of English Craig Oliver. Coulson was arrested by the Metropolitan Police Service on 8 July 2011 "in connection with allegations of corruption and phone hacking".

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