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Rebekah Brooks successfully uses the ‘I knew Tony Blair’ defence

alternative Views of the WorldJust when schadenfreude, infidelity and ginger-karma appeared to have caught up with Mrs Brooks, fate and the High Court have stepped in to clear her of one of five counts of conspiracy. Her legal team attributed this pyrrhic victory to the mitigating circumstances of their client having consorted with an Anthony Charles Lynton Blair and in the spirit of Page Three were quick to make a clean breast of the matter.

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Posted: Feb 20th, 2014
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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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