As well as the dramatic disclosure that the late Princess Diana gave Clive Goodman a Royal phone directory, the main part of Clive Goodman’s evidence centres on the nasty atmosphere at the News of the world where menacing and bullying and back stabbing behaviour appears to be the norm.
He claims a News of the World executive engaged a private detective agency to follow him so he could find out who his police contact was, so he could blackmail him to provide the paper with information if Goodman left for the Mirror.
The full story by Martin Hickman is on the hacked offwebsite.
Here are some extracts:
By Martin Hickman
Andy Coulson was “bullying” and “menacing” while editing the News of the World, former royal reporter Clive Goodman told the hacking trial today.
Mr Goodman said that he and Mr Coulson had been friends for years, with each attending…
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