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Cameron's media mates charged

Issue No. 2330

Andy Coulson, David Cameron’s former spin doctor, has been charged with illegally paying to get the royal family’s phone numbers.

Cameron’s friend Rebekah Brooks who edited both the News of the World and The Sun is charged over illegal payments to a defence ministry employee.

They are both charged with conspiring to hack mobile phones. Brooks has also been charged with perverting the course of justice. They won’t stand trial before September next year.

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Tue 20 Nov 2012, 17:39 GMT
Issue No. 2330
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