Brooks, Coulson face new charges

UPDATE: Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of News International, and Andy Coulson are among those to be charged over payments to public officials.

20th November, 2012
Brooks, Coulson face new charges
Rebekah Brooks

Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, and Andy Coulson, a former adviser to Downing Street, are among those are to be charged after an investigation into payments to public officials.

Both are to be charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in public office, The Crown Prosecution Service announced today.

The CPS said they were among five people to face action as part of the inquiry.

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