Andy Coulson

Ex-tabloid editor Coulson faces USD 234,000 phone hacking bill

A former tabloid editor who also served as British Prime Minister David Cameron's communications chief has been ordered to pay 150,000 pounds (USD 234,000) toward the costs of his trial for phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World.

Jul 23, 2015, 01:47 AM IST

UK PM Cameron's ex-media chief cleared of perjury over phone-hacking

Andy Coulson, British Prime Minister David Cameron`s one-time media chief, was acquitted by a Scottish court on Wednesday of committing perjury by lying about his knowledge of phone-hacking at a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid he once edited.

Jun 04, 2015, 00:16 AM IST

Andy Coulson to face re-trial in UK phone-hacking case

Former 'News of the World' editor Andy Coulson, who was convicted of phone-hacking, will face a retrial in June over claims he bought confidential phone directories linked to the royal family from corrupt police officers.

Jan 22, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

Cameron`s former aide Coulson charged with perjury

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former communications chief Andy Coulson who has been convicted in a high-profile phone hacking case at Rupert Murdoch`s now defunct tabloid `News of the World`, was today charged with three counts of perjury by a Scottish court.

Aug 06, 2014, 19:31 PM IST

UK PM`s ex-media chief Coulson jailed for Murdoch tabloid hacking

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months on Friday for being complicit in industrial scale phone-hacking by journalists at the Rupert Murdoch tabloid he edited.

Jul 04, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

Coulson faces retrial in UK phone-hacking trial

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former communications chief Andy Coulson is to face a retrial on charges of conspiracy to bribe public officials in the phone-hacking trial, prosecutors said on Monday.

Jul 01, 2014, 01:58 AM IST

British PM David Cameron under fresh pressure after hacking verdict

UK Prime Minister David Cameron apologised to parliament today for hiring former tabloid editor Andy Coulson who has just been convicted of phone hacking but the British leader faced fresh embarrassment as the judge rebuked him for speaking out about the case.

Jun 26, 2014, 02:32 AM IST

Phone hacking: British jurors discharged as Andy Coulson`s trial ends

The trial of British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former communications chief Andy Coulson ended Wednesday as the jury failed to reach majority verdict on two remaining counts that he conspired to commit misconduct in public office by paying public officials for royal phone books.

Jun 25, 2014, 17:46 PM IST

British PM under pressure after hacking verdict

British Prime Minister David Cameron was braced Wednesday for difficult questions over his decision to hire Andy Coulson as his media chief, as the former News of the World editor convicted of phone hacking awaited a verdict on other charges.

Jun 25, 2014, 17:01 PM IST

Andy Coulson guilty in UK phone-hacking trial, Brooks cleared

Former Rupert Murdoch confidante Rebekah Brooks was cleared of all charges while former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of plotting to hack phones in a dramatic end to Britain`s marathon media trial on Tuesday.

Jun 24, 2014, 17:23 PM IST

Cameron`s former aide denies any role in tabloid phone hacking

Andy Coulson, British PM David Cameron`s former media chief, on Tuesday denied ever being party to phone hacking when he was the editor of Rupert Murdoch`s erstwhile tabloid `News of the World`.

Apr 16, 2014, 00:35 AM IST

Editor knew about hacking at News of the World, court told

A journalist told Britain`s phone hacking trial that Rupert Murdoch`s News of the World tabloid routinely eavesdropped on celebrities` voicemail messages and editor Andy Coulson "knew exactly what was going on".

Jan 30, 2014, 02:40 AM IST

Phone hacking trial: Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson `had an affair`

Former News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson were having an affair for much of the time they were allegedly involved in phone hacking at the Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid, a London court heard.

Nov 01, 2013, 10:47 AM IST

Jury sworn in for Britain`s phone-hacking trial

A jury was sworn in on Tuesday for Britain`s phone-hacking trial, which is set to hear explosive evidence of the scandal that brought down Rupert Murdoch`s News of the World tabloid.

Oct 30, 2013, 08:58 AM IST

UK phone hacking trial to go ahead

5 former staff of Rupert Murdoch-owned `News of the World` tabloid including ex-editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, lost legal attempt to block their prosecution on phone hacking charges in UK.

Jun 28, 2013, 19:55 PM IST

UK PM`s former spin doctor pleads not guilty to phone hacking

Andy Coulson, PM David Cameron`s former media chief and ex-editor of Rupert Murdoch`s now-defunct News of the World tabloid, pleaded not guilty to phone hacking and bribing public officials.

Jun 06, 2013, 18:15 PM IST

Former NOTW editor Rebekah Brooks in court on bribery charges

Britain`s phone-hacking and bribery scandal was back in the spotlight as former editors of media mogul Rupert Murdoch`s News of the World tabloid, Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson, appeared in court.

Mar 08, 2013, 23:52 PM IST

Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson charged with ‘illegaly paying officials’

Former News International chief Rebekah Brooks and David Cameron’s former director of communications Andy Coulson have been charged with illegally paying officials for information.

Nov 21, 2012, 15:19 PM IST

Brooks, Coulson to be charged for bribery

British PM David Cameron`s former spin doctor Andy Coulson and ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks will be charged as part of the probe.

Nov 20, 2012, 20:36 PM IST

Phone-hacking: Andy Coulson, 6 others in UK court

Andy Coulson, the ex-press secretary of British Premier David Cameron, and six others appeared before the Westminster magistrates Court.

Aug 16, 2012, 17:30 PM IST