Tuesday 17 January 2017

Coulson would have sold his granny for a scoop – now he's making the headlines

Former tabloid editor Andy Coulson has been found guilty of phone hacking.

Published 25/06/2014 | 02:30

Former tabloid editor Andy Coulson has been found guilty of phone hacking. Reuters
Former tabloid editor Andy Coulson has been found guilty of phone hacking. Reuters
Former tabloid editor Andy Coulson has been found guilty of phone hacking

He was never afraid to ask an intrusive question, especially about sex

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'You can't sit with us," Andy Coulson told me. "We're looking for a scoop. You'll get in the way." He flashed a smile to offset his ultimatum. "No offence, but you have to move."

It was 1992, and I was with a group of journalists waiting to meet the actors starring in a new BBC series about expats on the Costa del Sol, intended to complement 'EastEnders'. Called 'Eldorado', the TV show proved to be a turkey, only running for a year.

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