Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson To Be Charged With Bribing Public Officials

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British prosecutors said on Tuesday they would charge Prime Minister David Cameron's former media chief Andy Coulson with conspiring to pay public officials to secure the contact details of members of the Royal family.

The charges stem from a wider investigation into the British press that was sparked by revelations that journalists at Coulson's former tabloid, the Rupert Murdoch-owned News of the World, had hacked into phones to secure salacious stories.

Coulson was editor of the News of the World from 2003 to 2007 before he took over as Cameron's spokesman from 2007 to 2011, and the latest charges are likely to pose yet more difficult questions for Cameron over his judgement in hiring Coulson in the first place.

Another friend of Cameron's, Murdoch's former British newspaper boss Rebekah Brooks, was also told on Tuesday that she would be also charged with conspiring to...

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