Rebekah Brooks texted Tony Blair that she was "feeling properly terrified" as she prepared for a grilling by police, the hacking trial has heard.
IF you're interested in current affairs, it's been a good week.
Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's divorce from his wife of 14 years is nearly final and the sides are close to amicably resolving the matter, a source said, as the couple prepare to go to court today.
Three weeks or so ago, fascinating gossip began to emerge in New York.
Tom Watson's resignation marks the second time he has left a high-profile job in a blaze of publicity.