July 24th, 2014

Rebekah’s Security Guards Cleared at Old Bailey

Four men who worked as part of the security detail for Rebekah and Charlie Brooks have had the cases against them dropped. Lee Sandell, David Johnson, Paul Edwards and Daryl Jorsling were accused of helping to hide or destroy evidence around the time that Charlie’s infamous dirty DVDs went missing. Now the CPS says they will not face a trial.

evansMeanwhile Dan Evans, who admitted to hacking more than 1,000 voicemail messages, has walked free.

The judge explained his 10 month suspended sentence by noting his “unique” role in testifying against Andy Coulson…


102 Comments

  1. 1
    concrete pump says:

    Dan Evans had better keep an eye over his shoulder.

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    • 98
      RWG says:

      Sniff, sniff,sniff….

      Rodent?

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    • 99

      JOB VACANCY

      BallBoys required at forthcoming tennis match.
      £500 for the day,includes free Buffet of Beluga Blinis washed down with champers !
      To be paid for by the British Taxpayer no doubt.
      Don’t mention Cutbacks as our economy goes from strength to strength ?

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  2. 2
    Andy Coolsun says:

    Can some slag bring me in some smokes next time?

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  3. 3
    Churchill says:

    Never in the history of this country has so much been spent to jail so few.

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  4. 4
    • 5
      Jimmy is such a riddle says:

      twatamongous again Jimster. Keep up the bad work son.

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    • 10
      M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

      As Dave said to brother Edo.

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      • 15
        Ed Moribund says:

        Sometimes I have bad dreams. I toss and turn in the night..Justine says i call out

        “I know it was you Ed! …I know it was you who betrayed me to the unions … you bwoke my heart my brother…! You bwoke my heart!”

        “NO NO! It was Gordon! Gordeon did it..not me ..not MEEEEEEEEEE!!!!”

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        • 19
          Dave Moribund says:

          “Rocco – I don’t want anything to happen to him while our mother is alive.”

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    • 30
      Jimmy the Dhimmi says:

      Jimmy is more likely to break your arse than your heart.

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  5. 6
    Getitright says:

    He got a suspended prison sentence and 200 hours of unpaid work. Hardly walking free

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  6. 8
    Gosh says:

    Look at Guido, pretending he’s not bovvared.

    Actually, he’s fuuuuuuuuuming!

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  7. 9
    England is becumin a ferd world cess-pit innit says:

    Fuck this boring shit

    Over at the BBC, the smug sneering, chip on both shoulders, champagne socialists are spunking uge sums of license fee monies pumping out TV n Radio coverage of third rate sporting action, from a third world shitole called Glasgee

    If i paid a for a TV license, I’d be fucking purple with rage at this shit

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    • 29
      Sue Denim says:

      Well switch over and watch “Dickinson’s Real Deal” or “Deal or No Deal”.

      [sarcasm] Both “quality” alternatives. [/sarcasm]

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    • 40
      Thank Christ for the Pirate Bay says:

      Can anyone believe it’s on for eleven fecking days?? ELEVEN? Right after the fecking World Cup and the fecking tennis?? Give us a break, dear God. Thank God I downloaded a whole load of stuff to watch instead.

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    • 42
      The Establishment Rules OK says:

      The opening ceremony for the Glasgow games was awful. Huge salad-dodging, middle-aged frumps ‘dancing’, Rod Stewart missing notes and the Boyle lady forgetting the words of one verse of the two which she sang. Hopefully, the games themselves will be more Scottish in nature with events like the Single Malt Marathon, the Oblivion Drinking Hurdles and, for the swimmers, the 400 metres pub crawl. Mohammed Farah could not, of course, compete for any of these events, not least because he can get some bigger earners elsewhere and exploit his non-resident tax status, however much, for reasons of community cohesion, the
      BBC would love to see him Mo-Botting away.

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  8. 11
    Mycroft says:

    She’s guilty in most reasonable thinking peoples minds, all that happened was money and words threw the case.

    Bluster counts for nothing, headlines count for nothing, she is subject now to only snide comments from all around no-one considers her to be socially acceptable, the term beyond the pale was coined for people such as her.

    All publicity is bad publicity, because it just means any sort of kudos for getting away with it moves further over the horizon.

    Advice… good advice… keep the woman off the net, out of the purview of all good men and women, she might then become a low-rent folk hero, but even that is not a certainty.

    O-O you’re not helping her or her previous boss, you really aren’t.

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    • 31
      Bill Quango MP says:

      Incredible that she got off.

      It was an OJ Simpson moment

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      • 32
        Mycroft says:

        Indeed it was.

        Most especially as she admitted paying cops in front of a committe, there are no circumstances that would allow that to happen, the blustering ‘revision’ from Coulson (I think) means nothing, if you pay a cop you’re as guilty of corruption and therefore tainted irrevocably as much, if not more, than the cop on take.

        It can’t be avoided, skirted around or brushed over… take thee to a nunnery, pestilential woman.

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        • 48
          Bill Quango MP says:

          The bright side though, is it infuriated the Guardian.
          Lot of mattresses had to be put on the lawn to dry after that verdict.

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          • Mycroft says:

            I take that little bit of spice and a savour it, but I’d rather a proper and rightful conclusion as that would be a fulsome Vindaloo rather than pinch of Bombay mix.

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        • 52
          Anonymous says:

          Why didnt Andy get away with it ? has he taken the fall, for some er, reason ?

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          • Mycroft says:

            Human nature.

            I believe that Lucrezia Borgia was a very ‘striking woman’ and it is in the remit of striking looking women to receive the favour of the innocent.

            Such people have a head-start in such matters, justice favours the fair has more than one meaning.

            It is why the tabloids always had pics of the peroxide blonde Hindley, it made her look cheap and so excluded the above, well documented, bit of human nature.

            If you go to a Media-coaching specialist, they will tell you to show any potential jail-bird how to dress, form their face and behave sweetly.

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        • 93
          Massa Murdoch, Chief Cockuld says:

          the judge ruled that her admission of bribing the police was not to be mentioned in court because it was said in Westminster = priviledge.
          jury was checked to rule out anyone reading blogs or Private Eye.

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          • EeeYepBlowing Whistles says:

            The key to establishment/murodch Cover up is just that …. – that the jury were prevented specifically from reading this blog and PEye.

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    • 75
      M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

      She was upheld to be not guilty by one of the fairest systems of justice on the planet. I’ll trust that over the prejudiced musings of online quasi-beaks who won’t have read half, if any, of the court transcripts.

      Leave it out m’learned fiends, you’re talking cock.

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      • 89
        Mycroft says:

        There are hundreds of instances to show such an assertion is damned by historical failures to convict the innocent and allowed the guilty to walk away.

        So, history dumps your unerring confidence in the garbage bin of reality.

        What more can I say?

        If you see the lady fair as in some way innocent of any form of guilt or responsibility then read my post above, it explains how the weak minded soul is often lead astray in clear thinking in such matters.

        I do admire gallantry though and your white charger and shield of honour, although a little flimsy and slightly soiled, is all your own, a sort of low-rent Paladin, that’s what you are… Bravo!

        No offence. :)

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    • 97
      Anonymous says:

      Very simple really.

      Coulson agrees to take the rap.

      Clever lawyers angle the right questions

      9 months in an Open Prison.

      Digger pays the tab.

      Luverrly jubbly.

      Secondary consequence: Levenson Enquiry states the obvious.

      Rap on knuckles for naughty journalists ( they all do it – inc D Mirror)

      Main thing is no problems for the police who the journalists get the
      initial info from.

      Luvverly Jubbly double.

      Fire up the Quatro!!!

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  9. 13
    More mass murder for righties to fap over says:

    At least 15 people have been killed and more than 200 injured when a UN-run school used as a shelter in Gaza was shelled.

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  10. 14
    Got off with it. says:

    They got off with it. With a sun app they can raid your phone legally. Hoorah!

    When is Piers Morgan going to be investigated?

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  11. 16
    the Black Pudding says:

    here’s a solution to the bicyclists in London. duplicate the road network with plastic tunnels suspended above, which would also be fun for wall of death type stunts.

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    • 35
      Anonymous says:

      Or better still, just ban all cars in London. That’ll piss the Muzzies off big time.

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      • 46
        Dangerous Brian says:

        You wouldn’t need to ban all cars, just Mercs and Toyotas

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      • 76
        M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

        Burn fat not oil. Fucking cars in London should be banned. Let the lardarses walk or take a bus instead of choking up the streets,

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        • 96
          Mycroft says:

          …and destroy the economy… that’ll work.

          Every and I mean every recession across the World has been recovered by rapid transport, canals faster than horse-drawn, steam faster than canals, the Internal Combustion engine faster than all before it.

          All the 20th Century depressions were dug out of because of mobility.

          A bus is a joke in towns, you can’t do business using public transport in a city like London.

          A dumb idea.

          Reality has passed you by.

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  12. 20
    More mass murder for righties to fap over says:

    According to UNRWA, they gave the GPS coordinates of the school to the IDF. Is*ael chose to bomb that school and murder civilians.

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  13. 21
    Bullshit says:

    By the small amount of people found guilty and the relatively short sentences they were given this phone hacking shit obviously wasn’t as bad as Labour tosspots made it out to be.
    Certainly not bad enough to waste so much police/court taxpayer time and money.
    Then again the crime never was phone hacking the crime was that Murdoch withdrew his support from Labour.
    Isn’t that right Mr Watson?

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    • 28
      Ed Moribund says:

      Miwwiyy Dowwer !!

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    • 44
      John Bellingham says:

      Quite possibly the wide ranging phone hacking and rummaging through certain people’s garbage by tabloids has also revealed a lot of saucy goings-on among a large number of people not unassociated with certain political parties. Those goings-on may very well relate to kindly attention to small children, the support of struggling door-to-door chemical salespeople and Brazilian immigrants. Such saucy goings-on will be filed under “future get-out-of-jail-free cards”.

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    • 64

      Of course, it tends to diminish the furore when (as a lot of people already knew) the Government already records and stores all digital forms of communications in the Country. Hacking calls? Join the bloody queue, mate!

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    • 68
      Anonymous says:

      Got it in one Bullsie !!

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    • 81
      The two Muppets says:

      When are they going to charge Pierce Morgan and the Mirror group ?

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  14. 34
    Sharon Shoesmith wins court case says:

    Balls claims on BBC radio 2 Jeremy Vines show awarding her compensation was the wrong thing to do against the advice his civil servants, legal team, media team, political team, youname it team.

    It was the court decision. If Balls knows better, as he claims he still does now, he should publish his various pieces of advice and hand them to the court.

    Doubt he ever will.

    Jeremy Vine should follow it up.

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    • 38
      A Vote for Ukip is a Vote for Labour says:

      When has the BBC ever questioned anything Balls has said?

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    • 43
      The Jeremy Whine show is the biggest pile of crap in the history of radio says:

      You actually listened to the Jeremy Whine show? You’re probably in line for some compensation, too. Sue them for all they’re worth, you deserve it.

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      • 82
        Balding Lesbian says:

        Vine is a bigger arse licking c’unt to his bosses than even Adrian Chiles

        If that is physically possible of couse

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    • 63
      Bill Quango MP says:

      I remember when the story broke, on this very blog, in these comments, myself, and other people who have regular dealings with employment tribunals said that Balls had messed it up.

      Quite how this man, with all his Spads, and legal team, and labour party lawyers, access to employers, courts, civil service, public sector HR officers, union worker’s representatives, unions legal team etc did NOT obtain the correct advice is a mystery.

      The blinky fool probably didn’t believe just what a nightmare employer dismissal had become under the cretinous laws that his government had introduced.

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      • 70

        As I recall, this incompetent harridan was “Unfairly dismissed” rather than “Wrongfully dismissed”. This is important for the majority of readers to note, as the “Unfair” variety is the one contrary to the Statutory Rights and for which, the maximum “awards” are set by the Acts; the wrongful dismissal is the breach of contract sort and where the losses are “at large”. I notice that there seems to have been a large element of the settlement (not “award” as it wasn’t set by a Court or Tribunal) was for Pension payments, thus it was damages for “wrongful dismissal”. Seeing that Balls had broken most of the rules to prevent Unfair Dismissals it was not surprising that he got nailed for it. But the “minefield” approach under the statutory code doesn’t apply to wrongful dismissal…if she had fucked up, she had fucked up and justified the contract of employment being terminated. I smell collaboration. “Baby Who? Nah, gimme the money”.

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      • 74
        A right old cock up says:

        Employment tribunals only concern themselves with procedures.
        If previously agreed disciplinary procedures have not been followed to the letter by employers, they lose.
        The underlying reasons for disciplinary procedures to be taken are largely ignored.

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  15. 47
    David "Tyson" Ruffley says:

    this is what she deserved for binning charlies lezza films

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  16. 50
    Ah! guess says:

    Police To Investigate Cyril Smith Cover-Up. SKY

    A blanket cover-up no doubt

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  17. 51
    WellPlayedRupert_gotallthedirt says:

    Ginger pubes… :(

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  18. 53
    Alex Salmonella says:

    Ah see your face, Jimmy !

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    • 59
      M­a­­q­bo­­ul says:

      The outrageous idea was vetoed by Celtic supporters.

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    • 60
      WellPlayedRupert_gotallthedirt says:

      Well, since they were flying in Scottish airspace, President Alex could have insisted on tartan trails.
      Evening Standard really scraping the barrel for some negative stories for Project Fear…

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  19. 54
    Owhine Jones says:

    The possibility of years in prison becomes a bit of probation after testifying against Coulson. No reason to lie in court whatsoever.

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  20. 56
    David "Tyson" Ruffley says:

    I wouldn’t be at all surprised if they were her sapphic videos

    Nubile young ladies going at it like knives, alone on a four poster bed until the lord of the house strode manfuly in to join them on the bed

    Well thats what I like to imagine

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    • 65
      Owen Jones - people's poet. says:

      Sounds very perverted and a bit drippy. i don’t like it.

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      • 69
        David "Tyson" Ruffley says:

        The master of the house and two naughty stable lads who must be punished
        Prefer that Olwyn?

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  21. 61

    No justice in the UK anymore

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  22. 84
    Idon'tneednodoctor says:

    Just how heavy is the can that Andy Coulson is carrying?

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  23. 90
    WoRaft Chihuahua says:

    I wonder what it is that they really know?

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  24. 100
    Rupert says:

    My Becky is so pure she will be buried in a white coffin. Y shaped, mind you. Ah sport, ginger minge, happy days

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  25. 101
    Long John Silver's parrot says:

    British Justice is the best in the World.

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