Former tabloid editor sues for legal fees

LONDON, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Andy Coulson, former spokesman for British Prime Minister David Cameron, is suing Rupert Murdoch's news company, his lawyer said Friday.
Cameron faces more phone hack questions

Cameron faces more phone hack questions

LONDON, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron faces new criticism over his hiring former News of the World editor Andy Coulson as his party's communication director.
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Report: News of the World hacked ex-PM Brown

LONDON, July 11 (UPI) -- The Sunday Times of London allegedly stole private information about ex-British Prime Minister Gordon Brown for years, The Guardian and the BBC reported Monday.
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Ex-World editor arrested; 4,000 hacked

LONDON, July 8 (UPI) -- Former News of the World Editor Andy Coulson was arrested Friday by London police investigating hacking and corruption allegations at the tabloid.

Downing Street rat on TV for second time

LONDON, Jan. 25 (UPI) -- A rat appearing on camera during a BBC broadcast from in front of the British prime minister's residence made a second TV appearance during an ITN report.

Brown may be British phone-hacking target

LONDON, Jan. 23 (UPI) -- Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown is asking police to investigate whether he was a target of phone hacking, a newspaper reports.
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Cameron's communications chief quits

LONDON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron's communications chief has quit because of a phone-tapping scandal at a newspaper where he was editor, officials said.

Cameron defends press sec'y on hacking

LONDON, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- British Prime Minister David Cameron defended Press Secretary Andy Coulson against allegations of phone bugging when Coulson was an editor.

Cameron spokesman questioned

LONDON, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- The former tabloid editor now working for David Cameron answered police questions about hacking into royal phones, the British prime minister's office says.

Cameron aide to be questioned

LONDON, Sept. 7 (UPI) -- The former editor of News of the World, now British Prime Minister David Cameron's press secretary, faces police questioning, a top official said Tuesday.

Murdoch denies phone tapping settlements

LONDON, July 9 (UPI) -- Rupert Murdoch, owner of Britain's News International, denied his company paid more than $1 million to settle claims of tapping politicians' phones.
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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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