Rebekah Mary Brooks (née Wade; born 27 May 1968) [citation needed] is a former British journalist and former newspaper editor.She was chief executive officer of News International from 2009 to 2011, having previously served as the youngest editor of a British national newspaper at News of the World, from 2000 to 2003, and the first female editor of The Sun, from 2003 to 2009. Rebekah Mary Brooks… [6] Other concealed items said to be part of Mr Brooks' property included an Apple laptop, iPad and iPod as well as a Sony laptop and other documents. Required fields are marked *. [15], On 24 June 2014 the jury found Brooks and his wife not guilty of the charges against them. Press Although a BHA spokesman would make no comment yesterday, it is believed that betting patterns on the TurfTV Novices' Chase have been looked at. Rebekah Mary Brooks (née Wade; born 27 May 1968) [citation needed] is a former British journalist and former newspaper editor.She was chief executive officer of News International from 2009 to 2011, having previously served as the youngest editor of a British national newspaper at News of the World, from 2000 to 2003, and the first female editor of The Sun, from 2003 to 2009. Sun 14 Jun 2009 20.24 BST In 1987, Mr Winter fell down stairs and had a stroke, leaving him unable to walk or speak. She was previously married to Ross Kemp. In 2005, Wade was arrested by police after an incident at their home. The wedding party at Sarsden’s lake—where, ... everything was going right for Rebekah Wade—now Rebekah Brooks. "The sad bit is that Martin Myers isn't here," said Osborne. In July 2011, fearing a "Jacqui Smith moment", Brooks hid a pornographic magazine called Lesbian Lovers and seven DVDs of lesbian porn in a Jiffy bag behind some bins in the underground car park of the couple's Chelsea home. © copyright 2020 Press Gazette Ltd. Made in Taiwan. A Place In The Sun house hunter asked producers to set him up after dumping wife behind her back, Radio 1 DJ Jordan North ‘completes’ I’m A Celebrity 2020 line-up, Emily Maitlis hailed a ‘superhero’ after taking down Trump conspiracy theorist, WWE reveals rare footage of Hulk Hogan and Undertaker’s first ever match together, Teen sex worker from Channel 5 show Adults Only sees up to 21 clients a day. The best of them, Geordieland, won Thursday's Henry II Stakes at Sandown in the colours of Tony Taylor, who used to own a quarter of the grey but recently had to buy out his former co-owner. Giving evidence at the Old Bailey, Charlie Brooks said he had done something "very stupid" but that the items stashed in an underground car park at the couple's London flat were his. Personal life. In the documentary, you’re at the wedding with everybody and you see how it works with Murdoch at this wedding acting like some sort of renaissance Pope deciding which Prime Minister he should back. [14] Brooks told the hacking trial that he felt "ashamed" and "mortified" over the bungled bid to hide property from police. Shortly after the Brooks wedding, Murdoch’s papers took a drastic U-turn to back Cameron after pledging their allegiance to Gordon Brown. Related Stories Met confirms loaning Rebekah Brooks a police horse ‘These politicians gathered like locusts around Rupert,’ he continued. However, in his ruling the judge said: “It was however incredibly stupid, as he himself has accepted, and gave rise to justifiable suspicions as to his conduct and the conduct of a number of others. Rebekah Brooks faced three charges and Charlie Brooks one charge of conspiring to pervert the course of justice by concealing material from police officers. The court heard that the property was hidden on 17 July 2011, the day police interviewed Mrs Brooks and carried out searches. The pair repeated their vows in a lakeside ceremony in front of 240 guests, who included BBC presenter and Sun columnist Jeremy Clarkson – at whose house the couple met – Will Lewis, editor of the Daily Telegraph; Carphone Warehouse founder, Charles Dunstone; Dow Jones chief executive, Les Hinton; and Rupert Murdoch's children James Murdoch, Elisabeth Murdoch and her husband, PR executive Matthew Freud. Gordon Brown, David Cameron, and Wade's boss Rupert Murdoch attended a Saturday afternoon reception at Brooks' family estate near Chipping Norton. Don't Tell Mary leapt to the forefront of the betting for the Queen Mary Stakes at Royal Ascot with a storming success for trainer Tom Dascombe at Beverley on Wednesday. Magna was founded by Austrian-born billionaire Frank Stronach who, although one of the biggest racehorse owners and breeders in the US, has been less successful with his racecourse investments. Prime Minister Gordon Brown is short of allies these days and it is safe to assume Jamie Osborne is not a fan. [2] On 24 June 2014, the High Court found Brooks and his wife Rebekah not guilty. The pair will not take a honeymoon immediately, not least as Rupert Murdoch will expect his editor at the News Corporation summer party, held after the company's global board meeting in London this week. His wife, Rebekah Brooks, had earlier dropped her application for an estimated £7m in costs in June after it emerged that News UK (formerly News International), which had indemnified her, was no longer looking to recoup its costs. I'm furious with myself for being so stupid.” He said he was also "under the influence" of alcohol but not "helplessly drunk" that day. Charles Patrick Evelyn Brooks (born 3 March 1963) is a British socialite, newspaper columnist, racehorse trainer and former amateur jockey. ", Charlie Brooks Wades in to future mother-in-law. In Brooks' own defence, his lawyer called him "foolish," "stupid" and "not academically gifted". If you’ve got a celebrity story, video or pictures get in touch with the Metro.co.uk entertainment team by emailing us celebtips@metro.co.uk, calling 020 3615 2145 or by visiting our Submit Stuff page – we’d love to hear from you. [16] [1] On 15 May 2012, Brooks and his wife were charged with perverting the course of justice. When Rebekah Wade, Sun newspaper editor and one of Britain's most powerful women, married horse trainer Charlie Brooks this weekend, she didn't so much invite a … Looking for something to watch? The race went to Ringaroses, who defeated the easy-to-back Predateur, trained by Paul Nicholls. [5] His father died when he was 12. [7] They were discovered by cleaner Fernando Nascimento on a routine rubbish collection the day after Brooks’ wife Rebekah was arrested at a south London police station in connection with the phone hacking investigation. Following the abolishment of News of The World, Piers famously became better known as a Britain’s Got Talent judge or that fiery presenter from Good Morning Britain.