At the end of a trial of eight months, Andy Coulson, former editor of the tabloid News of the World and former adviser in communication from David Cameron, was sentenced in London to 18 months in prison for illegal wiretapping. Andy Coulson, who had been convicted on 24 June in this case, "is the main person to blame for the scandal and listens to the NotW," considered the judge pronouncing the sentence. "He was aware, he encouraged (this practice) then that ought to stop it. The former journalist and "spin doctor", 46 years old, remained impassive at the reading of the verdict. Four other co-defendants, who avoided a trial by pleading guilty, were also sentenced Friday to prison sentences firm or conditional. Former journalists of the NotW Greg Miskiw, 64 years old, and Neville Thurlbeck, 52 years, and fined six months in prison. J. imposed a sentence of four months of imprisonment with suspended against their former colleague James Weatherup, 58 years and six months suspended for the private investigator Glenn Mulcaire, who had already been sentenced in 2007 to six months in prison for illegal eavesdropping. . For more facts about this subject click url.