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Phone hacking trial indirectly caused wine shortage

‘Our client wishes to maintain her innocence – and an alcoholic stupor,’ said Rebekah Brooks’s counsel. ‘A few bottles of a nice claret for medicinal purposes can give anyone the Dutch courage to ignore all ethical boundaries, urinate behind the butchers in Chipping Norton High Street and marry Ross Kemp.’

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Posted: Nov 2nd, 2013
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Dozens trapped at Leveson World of Adventures

Or should that be misadventures?Emergency services were called on Sunday to help rescue passengers trapped for several months aboard a series of media rollercoasters at fantasy-themed entertainment park Leveson World of Adventures.

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Posted: Jun 17th, 2013
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Police Creative Writing Awards praise ‘most imaginative witness statements ever’

Public can't help asking 'Hello, hello, hello. What's going on 'ere, then?'‘This year’s crop of literary creations features the grittiest crime, fantasy and romantic writing from some of the best imaginations ever to escort a witness down a police station staircase,’ said chairman of judges, Jeffrey Archer.

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Posted: Jan 3rd, 2013
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Rebekah Brooks to pay full costs of Leveson inquiry out of £10.8m payoff

because she's worth itFormer News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has decided as a gesture of goodwill to pay for the entire costs of the inquiry into Culture, Practice and Ethics of the press led by Lord Leveson out of her £10.8million severance package from News International.

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Posted: Dec 13th, 2012
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Churchill to take up role as new press watchdog

small print on page 34 will probably show you didn't have adequate cover‘I met him this morning to ask whether he supported a tougher form of self-regulation of the press with a robust statutory underpinning, and he nodded his head and said ‘Oooh yes’.’

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Posted: Nov 29th, 2012
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