Charlie and Rebekah Brooks
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Rebekah Brooks charged by phone-hacking police

Rebekah Brooks and her husband, Charlie, have been charged with conspiracy to pervert the course of justice over the phone hacking inquiry.

Three of Mrs Brooks's staff, and News International security head Mark Hanna are also charged with the offence.

They have been charged with offences including concealing documents and computers from police.

The former News of the World editor and her husband said in a statement: "We deplore this weak and unjust decision."

Tom Symonds reports.

  • 15 May 2012
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