Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks
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Eight face charges over phone hacking

Eight people will face a total of 19 charges relating to phone hacking, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.

They include the former News International chief executive, Rebekah Brooks, and the PM's ex-head of communications Andy Coulson.

All eight are charged with conspiring to intercept communications between 13 October 2001 and 9 August 2006.

Tom Symonds explains.

  • 24 Jul 2012
  • From the section UK