Operation Weeting

Why Rape Trial for Roache Was Never a Winner

Felicity Gerry | Posted 12.04.2014 | UK
Felicity Gerry

The law is complex and the evidence varies but it is the evidence that matters and trials are for juries on the available evidence and on the applicable law, not speculation. William Roache can go back to work whilst the public wait for a verdict on Dave Lee Travis

Shame as Liberty Turns Its Back on Liberty for Journalists

Neil Wallis | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK
Neil Wallis

Liberty's website declares on its home page "Working to PROTECT CIVIL LIBERTIES, and PROMOTE HUMAN RIGHTS for everyone". But does that "everyone" not include journalists?

Ex-Sunday Mirror Editor Arrested In Phone Hacking Probe

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

Tina Weaver, the former editor of the Sunday Mirror and member of the Press Complaints Commission, is believed to be one of four high-profile arrests ...

Four Mirror Group Journalists Arrested

PA | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

Four journalists were arrested today on suspicion of phone hacking at Mirror Group Newspapers, Scotland Yard said. Three men, aged 40, 49 and 46, a...

Identities Of Sun And NotW Journalists Arrested In Phone Hacking Probe Revealed

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 14.02.2013 | UK

Updated: 21:44, 13/02/13 - Names of those arrested and bail details added Six journalists have been arrested by detectives investigating "a further...

New Arrest In Tuleta Hacking Investigation

PA | Posted 29.01.2013 | UK

A 52-year-old man has been arrested by detectives investigating computer hacking linked to business espionage, Scotland Yard said. The man was held...

New Arrest In Phone Hacking Probe

Press Association | Posted 04.12.2012 | UK

A man has been arrested as part of an investigation into alleged breaches of privacy, police said. The 55-year-old was arrested at his home in East...

Sun Journalists Arrested In Phone Hacking Probe

PA | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK

A serving police officer and two Sun journalists, including one from south-east London, have been arrested by detectives investigating alleged corrupt...

43-Year-Old Journalist Released On Bail By Elveden Detectives

PA | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK

A 43-year-old journalist has been released on bail by detectives investigating allegations of inappropriate payments to public officials by journalist...

Journalist Arrested In Connection With Op Elveden Probe

PA | Posted 15.09.2012 | UK

A 43-year-old journalist was arrested on Saturday by detectives investigating allegations of inappropriate payments to public officials by journalists...

Prison Officer Arrested In Connection To Phone Hacking Probe

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 11.09.2012 | UK

A 31 year-old serving prison officer was arrested at dawn by officers from the police operation running alongside the phone hacking investigation on T...

Phone-Hacking Inquiries Could Take Three More Years And Cost £40m, Police Say

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 05.09.2012 | UK

Phone hacking investigations could last another three years, costing £40m and investigating 1,000 victims, Scotland Yard has confirmed - but just 13 ...

Crone Denies 'Hacking' Offence

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2012 | UK

Tom Crone, former legal advisor to News International, has said he "categorically denies" any criminal offence after the 60-year-old was arrested by p...

Hidden Victims of Phone Hacking - The Families of the Hacks Arrested

Neil Wallis | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK
Neil Wallis

The ordeals imposed by police on journalists and their families caught up in the phone hacking investigations are unnecessary and disgraceful. And please do remember, we're talking about journalists here, not hardened villains with criminal records as long as their arm. Yet that is how they and their families are being treated in scenes the Stasi would be proud of. Yes, police must investigate all allegations of crime equally without fear or favour, but there simply IS a difference between dealing with a hardened criminal and a middle-class middle-aged white-collar journalist.

Phone Hacking: Head Of Legal Tom Crone Arrested, Sources Say

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2012 | UK

Another suspect has been arrested by officers investigating phone hacking, Scotland Yard has confirmed. The 60-year-old, believed to be News Intern...

Sun Reporter Bailed Over Computer Hacking

Press Association | Posted 20.07.2012 | UK

A journalist from The Sun newspaper who was arrested on suspicion of handling stolen goods has been released on bail. The man - understood to be re...

Sun Journo Arrested In Computer Hacking Probe

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.07.2012 | UK

A journalist from The Sun newspaper has been arrested by police in connection with alleged breaches of privacy. The man - claimed to be reporter Rh...

Phone Hacking Police Arrest Two Former NHS Employees In Bridgwater

Posted 05.07.2012 | UK

Two former NHS employees have been arrested by detectives investigating allegations of inappropriate payments to police and public officials. Poli...

Brooks In Court For Hearing

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and her racehorse trainer husband Charlie appeared in court on Friday, facing charges relatin...

Brooks Due In Court

PA | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and her racehorse trainer husband Charlie are to appear in court on charges relating to the p...

Policeman Arrested Over Leaks To Press

PA | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK

A serving police superintendent with City of London Police has been arrested on suspicion of passing unauthorised information to a journalist. The ...

CPS Sends Files Of Five Journalists For Charging Decisions Over Phone Hacking

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

Scotland Yard handed the Crown Prosecution Service files on five journalists for charging advice in relation to Operation Weeting on Monday. The fi...

Guardian's Amelia Hill And Police Constable Will Not Be Charged, CPS Says

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK

A reporter accused police and prosecutors of a "sinister" attack on public interest journalism today as allegations she criminally obtained leaks in t...

Phone Hacking Police Arrest Woman On Suspicion Of Money Laundering

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK

A woman arrested on Monday by detectives investigating allegations of voicemail hacking has been bailed until July. Scotland Yard said the 42-year-...

Civil Servant Arrested In Corruption Probe

PA | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK

An employee of HM Revenue and Customs has been arrested by detectives investigating corrupt payments to public officials. The 50-year-old man was h...