Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive officer of News Corp.’s U.K. unit, will face charges she intercepted voicemails, paid bribes and hid evidence at a London trial that may last as long as six months.
Former U.K. Energy Secretary Chris Huhne said he’ll step down as a Liberal Democrat lawmaker after pleading guilty in a London court today to perverting the course of justice in relation to a speeding offense.
Vicky Pryce, the ex-wife of former U.K. Energy Secretary Chris Huhne, was found guilty of perverting the course of justice after taking points on her driving license for a speeding offense Huhne committed.
U.K. Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne said nuclear and renewable power, energy efficiency and carbon capture and storage will spearhead job creation in a “green revolution” for the country.
People close to U.K. Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg were told as early as 2011 that the then energy secretary, Chris Huhne, forced his ex-wife to lie for him over a speeding ticket, according to e-mails released after a court case.
U.K. energy policies may raise power and gas bills for the heaviest corporate consumers by as much as 20 percent by 2020 as the government promotes measures to curb polluting emissions, Energy Secretary Chris Huhne said.