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British PM David Cameron's former media adviser arrested by police on suspicion of perjury
LONDON (AP) ' Police say the ex-top media adviser to Prime Minister David Cameron has been arrested on suspicion of perjury ' the latest case tied to allegations of wrongdoing by British tabloid newspapers.
Scottish police said Wednesday that Andy Coulson, a former editor of the now-defunct News of The World tabloid, was detained at his home in London over an accusation of committing perjury at a case at the High Court in Glasgow.
Coulson quit as Cameron's communications director in 2011 amid revelations over phone hacking at his former newspaper.