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Andy Coulson pleads not guilty to phone hacking charge

Former Downing Street spokesman Andy Coulson has pleaded not guilty to phone hacking and bribing public officials during his career as a journalist.

Mr Coulson denied one count of illegally intercepting communications and two counts of paying public officials for information.

The former editor of the News of the World entered the pleas at Southwark Crown Court and was released on bail.

Former news editor Ian Edmondson also pleaded not guilty to phone hacking.

Tom Symonds reports.

  • 06 Jun 2013
  • From the section UK
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