Posts Tagged: Operation Weeting

Was Sue Akers in contempt at the Leveson Inquiry?


by David Banks The testimony by the Met’s Deputy Assistant Commissioner, Sue Akers, at the Leveson inquiry raises two questions – was she in contempt and if she was, can journalists facing possible trials expect a fair hearing? One does not necessarily follow from the other if we look at past cases. Just because a… Read more »

Victims’ stories: Dowlers “very pleased” with full inquiry into practices of the press


Their story outraged the whole nation. Three months ago, it was revealed that Milly Dowler, who was murdered by nightclub bouncer Levi Bellfield* in 2002, had her mobile phone hacked after her disappearance. The Dowler family and their solicitor Mark Lewis teamed up with the Hacked Off campaign to meet the leaders of the three… Read more »