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Cameron admits Christmas meeting with Rebekah Brooks

4th January: The Daily Mail reports that David Cameron has admitted having a meeting at Christmas with former News International editor Rebekah Brooks, who quit in disgrace following the phone hacking scandal.

The PM is a near neighbour of Brooks and their relationship caused a stir when it was revealed that they had shared “country suppers” and exchanged numerous texts, with Cameron signing off “LOL” before finding out it did not in fact stand for “lots of love”.

Brooks faces criminal charges for phone hacking and conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office, which she denies, but by maintaining such a close friendship Cameron risks having his judgement called into question.

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