Rebekah Brooks arrested

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UK Charges Rebekah Brooks in Hacking Mess

Former 'News of the World' exec, hubby face perversion of justice charges

(Newser) - The spectacular fall of one of Rupert Murdoch's most trusted lieutenants is perhaps almost complete: Former News of the World honcho Rebekah Brooks is being charged with perversion of justice in News Corp's phone-hacking scandal, reports the BBC . Brooks will be charged—along with husband Charlie Brooks, her... More »

Rebekah Brooks Arrested Again

Brooks' husband also arrested in News International scandal

(Newser) - A big arrest in the News International phone hacking scandal: Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's organization, was arrested early this morning. Five men were also detained as part of Operation Weeting, including Brooks' husband Charlie, the BBC reports, and searches are being conducted at related... More »

Cops Examining Computer Dumped Near Brooks' Flat

Hubby says laptop, phone, paperwork in dumped bag are his

(Newser) - Detectives investigating the British phone hacking scandal are examining a laptop, phone, and paperwork found dumped in a garbage can near the home of busted former News International Chief Rebekah Brooks, the Guardian reports. Brooks' husband says the bag belongs to him and claims it somehow ended up in the... More »

2nd Scotland Yard Official Resigns

Another casualty of hacking scandal: Assistant Commissioner John Yates

(Newser) - Britain's spreading phone hacking and police bribery scandal forced another of London's top police officers to resign. Scotland Yard chief Paul Stephenson stepped down last night, followed out the door today by Assistant Commissioner John Yates—who decided two years ago not to reopen police inquiries into phone... More »

Rebekah Brooks Arrested in Hacking Scandal

Latest casualty in spreading scandal

(Newser) - Disgraced former News International CEO Rebekah Brooks has been arrested, reports Sky News, the latest casualty in the burgeoning phone hacking scandal that brought down News of the World. Brooks, 43, went by appointment to a London police station, where she is being held on charges of corruption and conspiring... More »

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