Rebekah Brooks found not guilty of phone hacking while Andy Coulson found guilty

Former News of the World chief Rebekah Brooks has been found not guilty of all charges in the phone hacking trial at the Old Bailey, while Andrew Coulson has been found guilty of conspiracy to hack phones. Brooks, the former News International chief has been cleared on all counts including conspiracy to intercept communications, conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office and perverting the course of justice. Also standing accused was Brooks' husband Charlie, her former assistant Cheryl Carter and News International head of security Mark Hanna, who were all cleared.

The jury is still deliberating on the two further charges faced by Coulson. Meanwhile, former News of the World royal editor, Clive Goodman also faces one charge to be decided upon. The full details of the phone-hacking trial can be followed in James Doleman's dedicated blog for The Drum.

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