As it happened - Phone-hacking jury returns partial verdicts

Key points

  • Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson found guilty of conspiring to hack phones with others between 2000 and 2006.
  • Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks cleared of all charges by jury at Old Bailey.
  • Prime Minister David Cameron makes "full and frank apology" for having hired Coulson as No 10 communications chief.
  • Brooks's husband Charlie and NI director of security Mark Hanna cleared of perverting the course of justice; former PA Cheryl Carter cleared of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice.
  • Retired managing editor Stuart Kuttner cleared of conspiracy to hack phones.
  • Jury will return on Wednesday to continue to consider misconduct in public office charges against Coulson and ex-NoW royal editor Clive Goodman.

Live text


  • Dominic Howell 
  • Lauren Turner 
  • Stephen Robb 
  • Mike Hills 
  • Vanessa Barford 

Last updated 24 June 2014

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