Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson
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Hacking trial explained in 90 seconds

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been found guilty of conspiracy to hack phones.

His predecessor Rebekah Brooks was cleared of all charges in the phone-hacking trial.

Coulson went on to become director of communications for the prime minister, who has apologised and said hiring him was "the wrong decision".

Royals, celebrities and victims of crime were among those whose phones were hacked by the News of the World.

The Hacking Trial explained in 90 seconds.

  • 24 Jun 2014
  • From the section UK
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