8 people to be prosecuted over phone hacking allegations of more than 600 victims. There are more than 50 charges between them.
Those to be charged are: Rebekah Brooks, Andy Coulson, Greg Miskiw, Neville Thurlbeck, James Weatherup, Stuart Kuttner, Ian Edmonson and Glenn Mulcaire.
The charges include phone hacking to numerous well known people including: Wayne Rooney, Abi Titmuss, Jude Law, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie to name a few.
Rebekah Brooks has issued a statement since the announcement saying in part that she is “Not guilty of these charges, I am distressed and angry.”