Sun reporter was subject to no allegations for 5,984 days of 6,000 he worked for the paper – Court told

09 Dec
Sun journalist guilty of handling stolen goods, but cleared of aiding and abetting misconduct in a public office

A senior reporter for the Sun newspaper, Nick Parker, was found guilty today of handling stolen goods after he accessed messages from a Labour MP’s mobile phone. The phone, the court heard, was taken from the car of Siobhain McDonagh MP in October 2010, during the Labour leadership contest. Michael Ankers, who was convicted for