UK: Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson among those to be charged over phone hacking

EIGHT people including former Sun editor Rebekah Brooks will face charges over phone hacking, the Crown Prosecution Service announced today.

Mrs Brooks will face two charges - one relating to the alleged accessing of murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler’s phone messages.

David Cameron’s former spin doctor Andy Coulson is also accused in relation to allegedly hacking into Milly’s phone, CPS legal adviser Alison Levitt QC said.

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