'Fake Sheikh' Mazher Mahmood gives no evidence in trial
Undercover journalist Mazher Mahmood has declined to give evidence in his trial for allegedly tampering with evidence in a case against pop singer Tulisa Contostavlos.
The reporter known as the Fake Sheikh and his driver Alan Smith deny plotting to change a witness statement.
The former X Factor judge had been accused of supplying cocaine but the case against her collapsed in 2014.
Prosecutors said Mr Mahmood had had a "vested interest" in her prosecution.
The Old Bailey has heard that Miss Contostavlos had been targeted by the self-styled "king of the sting", posing as... read more
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