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.

Murdoch quits as News International director

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director of News International, the group that owns The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun.