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May 16, 2012             00:15:42

Rebekah Brooks, the former head of Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper arm, has been charged with perverting the course of justice over the News of the World phone hacking scandal.

Brooks was charged with concealing material from detectives, conspiring to remove boxes of archive records from Mr Murdoch’s London headquarters, and hiding documents, computers and other electronic equipment from police.

The maximum sentence for perverting the course of justice is life imprisonment.

Also charged were Brooks’ racehorse-trainer husband Charlie Brooks, her secretary, and other staff from News International, including her driver and security officials from the British newspaper arm of Mr Murdoch’s News Corp media empire.

The charges are the first since police re-launched an investigation into alleged illegal practices at News Corp’s British newspapers, following accusations the extent of wrongdoing had been covered up.

“I have concluded … there is sufficient evidence for there to be a realistic prospect of conviction,” Alison Levitt, principal legal adviser to the UK’s Crown Prosecution Service, said.

“All these matters relate to the ongoing police investigation into allegations of phone hacking and corruption of public officials in relation to the News of the World and The Sun newspapers.”

‘Weak and unjust’

Brooks and her husband released a statement confirming the charges.

“We deplore this weak and unjust decision. After the further unprecedented posturing of the CPS, we will respond later today after our return from the police station,” they said.

Brooks presided over the News of the World during the time when dozens voicemails, including those of murdered schoolgirl Millie Dowler, were hacked to provide stories for the tabloid.

Dubbed by some as Mr Murdoch’s “fifth daughter”, Brooks edited the News of the World from 2000 to 2003 and went on to become the first female editor of the Sun daily tabloid, Britain’s most widely read newspaper, for six years.

Charge 1 – Conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
Rebekah Brooks between July 6 and 19, 2011, conspired with Charles Brooks, Cheryl Carter, Mark Hanna, Paul Edwards, Daryl Jorsling and persons unknown to conceal material from officers of the Metropolitan Police Service.

Charge 2 – Conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
Rebekah Brooks and Cheryl Carter between July 6 and 19, 2011, conspired together permanently to remove seven boxes of material from the archive of News International.

Charge 3 – Conspiracy to pervert the course of justice
Rebekah Brooks, Charles Brooks, Mark Hanna, Paul Edwards and Daryl Jorsling conspired together and with persons unknown, between July 15 and 19, 2011, to conceal documents, computers and other electronic equipment from officers of the Metropolitan Police Service.

Long-running scandal

The news is also embarrassing for British prime minister David Cameron, who was close friends with Brooks and her husband.

Police re-launched an investigation in January last year into claims journalists at the News of the World routinely hacked into the phones of celebrities, politicians and victims of crime to generate front-page stories.

They are also investigating whether staff hacked into computers and made illegal payments to public officials, including the police, to get ahead in their reporting.

The action against Brooks comes as Mr Murdoch is increasingly under fire in Britain. He has been forced to close one newspaper, withdraw a major takeover bid for a TV station and been described by a parliamentary committee report as someone who is not fit to run a major international company.

The phone-hacking scandal first broke six years ago when the royal correspondent from the News of the World and a private detective were arrested and later jailed for hacking the phones of aides to the royal family.

News International maintained the practice was limited to one rogue reporter until that defence crumbled last year as detectives reopened their investigation amid claims their initial probe had been insufficient.

The explosive saga has shone a light on close ties between the media, British politicians and the police, with Brooks one of the central characters.

More than 160 staff are now working on one of the biggest investigations ever carried out by London police, and almost 50 people have been arrested.

story from and video at:  http://www.abc.net.au/news/2012-05-15/rebekah-brooks-charged-with-perverting-the-course-of-justice/4013094?section=world

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Each letter of the first name rules 9 years of life.  Ages 36 to 45 are ruled by the fifth letter of the name.

Rebekah Brooks

k is the 11th letter of the alphabet

So from ages thrity-six to forty-five she has the number 11 going on.

11 = Fairness. Justice. Just desserts. Legal dealings. Outcomes. Consequences.  Cause and effect. You get what you deserve, and you deserve what you get. Fair is fair. Fair and equitable. Balancing the scales. Fair means produce fair results. We who seek justice will have to do justice to others. Justice is served. What’s good for the goose is good for the gander. Justice is swift and certain.

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using the number/letter grid:

 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

Rebekah Mary Brooks

9                              1

how she loses her heart’s desire = RS = 91 = Pathological liar.

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using the number/letter grid:

 

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

 

Rebekah Mary Brooks

RMB

9  2

her primary challenge = RB = 92 = Prosecution.

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Rebekah Mary Brooks was born on May 27th, 1968 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebekah_Brooks

May 27th, 1968

May 27th

5 + 27 +2+0+1+1 = 36 = her personal year (from May 27th, 2011 to May 26th, 2012) = Abuse of power.  Going over the line.  Going way too far.

36 year + 4 (April) = 40 = her personal month (from April 27th, 2012 to May 26th, 2012) = Aiding.  Abetting.

Page of Cups Tarot card

40 month + 15 (15th of the month on Tuesday May 15th, 2012) = 55 = her personal day = Editor.  Bad ideas.

Ace of Swords Tarot card

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Mon Nov 7, 2011 6:17am EST

ROME (Reuters) – Two journalists close to
Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi said he could resign as early as
Monday, immediately boosting bond and stock markets.

Giuliano Ferrara, editor of the Foglio newspaper and a former minister seen
as extremely close to Berlusconi, said on its website: “That Silvio Berlusconi
is about to resign is clear. It is a question of hours, some say of
minutes.”

Franco Bechis, vice-director of the pro-Berlusconi Libero newspaper, said on
Twitter Berlusconi would resign on Monday night or Tuesday morning.

from:  http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/11/07/us-berlusconi-idUSTRE7A61GR20111107?feedType=RSS&feedName=topNews&rpc=71&google_editors_picks=true

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Silvio Berlusconi was born on September 29th, 1936 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Silvio_Berlusconi

September 29th, 1936

September 29th

9 + 29 +2+0+1+1 = 42 = his personal year (from September 29th, 2011 to September 28th, 2012) = Relationships.  Misunderstandings.

42 year + 10 (October) = 52 = his personal month (from October 29th, 2011 to November 28th, 2012) = Rumors.  Gossip.  Tabloids.  Criticism.

52 month + 7 (7th of the month on Monday November 7th, 2011) = 59 = his personal day = Falling on his swords.  Everything falls apart.  Personal meltdown.

52 month + 8 (8th of the month on Tuesday November 8th, 2011) = 60 = his personal day = Moving forward.  Leaving his troubles behind.

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Britain's defense secretary Liam Fox in London on Thursday

October 14, 2011      12:47 pm

After days of resisting opposition calls to resign, Britain’s defense secretary, Liam Fox, has surrendered to the clamor to quit over his controversial relationship with a businessman who styled himself as a ministerial advisor.

Fox’s friendship with Adam Werrity had been under scrutiny since reports emerged that he had accompanied the defense secretary on 18 overseas visits, despite holding no official post. Critics have demanded to know who paid for Werrity’s travel.

The results of an official inquiry are expected next week, but several recent British media reports tied Werrity’s spending to donations from an array of foreign and British individuals and companies.

“I mistakenly allowed the distinction between my personal interest and my government activities to become blurred,” Fox said Friday in a resignation letter to Prime Minister David Cameron.

The resignation of a senior Cabinet minister is a blow to Cameron’s government, but also removes from office a politician from the Conservative party’s right-wing who had once been viewed as an internal rival to the prime minister.   

Cameron praised Fox for the “superb job” he had done, overseeing “fundamental changes in the Ministry of Defense and in our Armed Forces,” and for his role in the Libyan campaign “to stop people being massacred by the Kadafi regime and instead win their freedom.”

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/world_now/2011/10/britain-defense-secretary-liam-fox-resigns.html

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Liam Fox was born on September 22nd, 1961 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liam_Fox

September 22nd, 1961

September 22nd

9 + 22 +2+0+1+1 = 35 = his personal year (from September 22nd, 2011 to September 21st, 2012) = Resigning.  Resignation.  Calling it quits.

35 year + 9 (September) = 44 = his personal month (from September 22nd, 2011 to October 21st, 2011) = It is what it is.  The way things are.

44 month + 15 (15th of the month on Saturday October 15th, 2011) = 59 = his personal day = Fall from grace.  Dishonor.

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September 22nd, 1961

9 + 22 +1+9+6+1 = 48 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Walking away from it all.

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August 24, 2011    3:47pm

Steve Jobs has resigned his post as CEO at Apple Inc.

Tim Cook, Apple’s chief operating officer who has been filling in for Jobs since the company co-founder took his second medical leave in January, will take over as chief executive of the Cupertino tech giant.

Jobs has been named chairman of Apple’s board of directors and Cook is joining Apple’s board, too.

Two years ago, Jobs, who has also previously battled pancreatic cancer, took his first medically related leave of absence, which lasted six months as he underwent a liver transplant.

Here’s the official word from Apple via BusinessWire:

Apple’s Board of Directors today announced that Steve Jobs has resigned as Chief Executive Officer, and the Board has named Tim Cook, previously Apple’s Chief Operating Officer, as the company’s new CEO. Jobs has been elected Chairman of the Board and Cook will join the Board, effective immediately.

“Steve’s extraordinary vision and leadership saved Apple and guided it to its position as the world’s most innovative and valuable technology company,” said Art Levinson, Chairman of Genentech, on behalf of Apple’s Board. “Steve has made countless contributions to Apple’s success, and he has attracted and inspired Apple’s immensely creative employees and world class executive team. In his new role as Chairman of the Board, Steve will continue to serve Apple with his unique insights, creativity and inspiration.”

“The Board has complete confidence that Tim is the right person to be our next CEO,” added Levinson. “Tim’s 13 years of service to Apple have been marked by outstanding performance, and he has demonstrated remarkable talent and sound judgment in everything he does.”

Jobs submitted his resignation to the Board today and strongly recommended that the Board implement its succession plan and name Tim Cook as CEO.

As COO, Cook was previously responsible for all of the company’s worldwide sales and operations, including end-to-end management of Apple’s supply chain, sales activities, and service and support in all markets and countries. He also headed Apple’s Macintosh division and played a key role in the continued development of strategic reseller and supplier relationships, ensuring flexibility in response to an increasingly demanding marketplace.

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/technology/2011/08/breaking-steve-jobs-resigns-as-apples-ceo.html

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Each letter of the first and middle names rules 9 years of life.  Ages 54 to 81 are ruled by the sum of the 7th, 8th, and 9th letters of the name and the sum of the digits of the year of birth.

Steven Paul Jobs was born February 24th, 1955 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_jobs

Steven Paul Jobs      February 24th, 1955

16 (P is the 16th letter of the alphabet) + 1 (a is the 1st letter of the alphabet) + 21 (u is the 21st letter of the alphabet) +1+9+5+5 = 58

So from ages fifty-four to eighty-one he has the numbers 20 (the sum of the digits of the year of birth), 38 (the sum of the 7th, 8th, and 9th letters of the name), and 58 (20+38=58) going on.

20 = Exercising sound judgement.  Recommendations.  Final decision.  Final answer.

38 = Pancreatic cancer.

58 = Retirement.  Medical condition.  Medical treatment.

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February 24th, 1955

2 + 24 +1+9+5+5 = 46 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = Making history.  A kid at heart.  Aging.  Growing older.

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February 24th, 1955

February 24th

2 + 24 +2+0+1+1 = 30 = his personal year (from February 24th, 2011 to February 23rd, 2012) = Thankful.  Counting his blessings.

30 year + 8 (August) = 38 = his personal month (from August 24th, 2011 to September 23rd, 2011) =  Pancreatic cancer.

38 month + 24 (24th of the month on Wednesday August 24th, 2011) = 62 = his personal day = Facing his fears.  Doing what is unpopular.  Dealing with restrictions.

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Steve Jobs

12545 1621       27

 

his path of destiny = 27 = Innovation.  Inventions.  Pioneer.  Trailblazer.

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using the number/letter grid:
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

 

Steven Paul Jobs

125455 7133 1621      46

 

his path of destiny = 46 = Making history.  A kid at heart.  Aging.  Growing older.

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August 1, 2011    4:44 pm

The interim chief of Los Angeles County’s troubled child welfare agency is quitting, a spokesman confirmed Monday.

The resignation of Jackie Contreras, effective Sept. 16, is the third departure by an agency director in nine months. Trish Ploehn, the embattled former chief, was forced out in December. Then in May, her replacement, Antonia Jimenez, quit after defying the Board of Supervisors’ plan to reform the Department of Children and Family Services.

The child welfare agency has been under scrutiny after reports in The Times that more than 70 children had died since 2008 of abuse or neglect after coming to the attention of county social workers. Many of those deaths, county officials have confirmed, involved serious case management errors.

On Monday, The Times reported that supervisors are defying a state subpoena for county records involving deaths of children under DCFS oversight.

Contreras was Ploehn’s second in command and was elevated to head of the department in May. DCFS spokesman Nishith Bhatt confirmed that Contreras will return to a job at Casey Family Programs, a Seattle-based foundation dedicated to improving the child welfare system.

Contreras has bounced between work in L.A. and Seattle over the last decade. After spending three years as a deputy director at DCFS, she moved to Seattle in 2007 to become Casey’s senior director for strategic consulting. In early 2010, she returned to Los Angeles to become Ploehn’s No. 2.

Bhatt said her departure was “not related” to the ongoing turmoil at the child welfare agency.

“She is looking forward to taking on the challenges in the new role she is going to be in,” Bhatt said. Contreras did not return a call requesting comment.

Contreras faced scrutiny soon after her arrival last year after she was accused of conducting a search without a warrant on a senior official who, DCFS officials believed, was sharing confidential information about child deaths with The Times.

When Contreras took the interim job in May, supervisors signaled that she was not a candidate to lead the department permanently. At the time, a four-month search for a permanent director had yielded one candidate, but he opted to take another job.

It was not immediately clear who would take over for Contreras, who did not appoint a chief deputy director after she was elevated to the top job.

Faced with great turmoil in the child welfare agency, a majority of the supervisors in May voted to strip authority over DCFS from county Chief Executive William T Fujioka and return it to the supervisors.

from:  http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/08/head-of-la-county-child-welfare-agency-to-quit.html

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using the number/letter grid:

 
1      2      3       4       5       6      7      8      9
A      B     C       D       E       F      G      H      I
J      K      L      M      N       O      P      Q      R 
S      T      U      V      W      X      Y      Z
 

Where:

A = 1              J = 1              S = 1

B = 2              K = 2             T = 2

C = 3              L = 3             U = 3

D = 4              M = 4            V = 4

E = 5              N = 5            W = 5

F = 6              O = 6             X = 6

G = 7              P = 7             Y = 7

H = 8              Q = 8             Z = 8

I = 9               R = 9

 

Jackie Contreras

113295 365295911      62

 

her path of destiny = 62 = Unpopular.  Dealing with restictions.

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Assistant Commissioner John Yates

18 July 2011 Last updated at 10:49 ET

Met Police Assistant Commissioner John Yates has quit after growing pressure amid the phone-hacking scandal.

Mr Yates checked the credentials of Neil Wallis before the Met employed the former News of the World executive, arrested last week over hacking claims.

Mr Yates’s decision to resign came after Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson quit on Sunday.

Mayor of London Boris Johnson said it was right for both Sir Paul and Mr Yates to stand down.

Mr Johnson told a news conference at City Hall in London: “I believe that both decisions are regrettable but I would say that in both cases the right call has been made.

“There is absolutely nothing that has been proven against the probity or the professionalism of either man.

“But in both cases we have to recognise that the nexus of questions about the relationship between the Met and the News of the World was likely to be distracting to both officers in the run-up to the Olympic Games.”

Mr Johnson said Deputy Commissioner Tim Godwin would be in charge at Scotland Yard until Sir Paul’s replacement was appointed.

In other developments on Monday:

  • David Cameron said the Commons would be recalled on Wednesday to debate the latest developments in the phone-hacking scandal
  • Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks confirmed she would appear before a committee of MPs on Tuesday, alongside Rupert and James Murdoch, despite her arrest and questioning by police on Sunday
  • The Serious Fraud Office said it would give “full consideration” to a request by Labour MP Tom Watson to investigate out-of-court settlements made to hacking victims
  • Shares in News Corporation dropped by 7.6% to a two-year low in trading in Australia
  • Press Association reporter Laura Elston, 34, who was arrested by police investigating allegations of phone hacking by journalists, will face no further action, her lawyer said

Mr Wallis, a former NoW deputy editor, was arrested and released on bail on Thursday on suspicion of conspiring to intercept communications.

The resignation of Sir Paul, the most senior policeman in Britain, came after he faced criticism for the recruitment of Mr Wallis as a PR consultant.

Mr Yates told Metropolitan Police Authority (MPA) chairman Kit Malthouse that he was standing down.

Scotland Yard said in a statement: “Assistant Commissioner John Yates has this afternoon indicated his intention to resign to the chair of the MPA.

“This has been accepted. AC Yates will make a statement later this afternoon.”

Mr Yates’s resignation came after he was informed he would be suspended pending an inquiry into his relationship with Mr Wallis.

The officer had been confronted with new information about the friendship between the two men, sources told BBC political editor Nick Robinson.

‘Gratitude’

After a meeting of the Metropolitan Police Authority’s professional standards committee, the MPA said in a statement: “The committee considered allegations concerning Assistant Commissioner John Yates and after lengthy and careful deliberations decided to suspend the assistant commissioner.

“Suspension is not a disciplinary sanction and it is emphasised that suspension should not be taken as a presumption of guilt. Assistant Commissioner Yates has been informed of this decision.

“A number of matters have been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission, including one involving Assistant Commissioner Yates.”

Home Secretary Theresa May said: “I have been informed that Assistant Commissioner John Yates has tended his resignation.

“I want to put on record my gratitude to John Yates for the work he has done while I have been home secretary to develop and improve counter-terrorism policing in London and indeed across the UK.”

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14181344

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John Yates was born on February 17th, 1959 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Yates_(police_officer)

February 17th, 1959

2 + 17 +1+9+5+9 = 43 = his life lesson = what he is here to learn = The party’s over.  This is no fun.

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February 17th, 1959

February 17th

2 + 17 +2+0+1+1 = 23 = his personal year (from February 17th, 2011 to February 16th, 2012) = Taking action.

23 year + 7 (July) = 30 = his personal month (from July 17th, 2011 to August 16th, 2011) = Gratitude.

30 month + 18 (18th of the month on Monday July 18th, 2011) = 48 = his personal day = Walking away from it all.

 

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using the number/letter grid:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

John Yates

1685 71251      36

 

his path of destiny = Abuse of power.  Feeling like the weight of the world is on his shoulders.

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using the number/letter grid:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

John Yates

1            51

 

what he must not do = JE = 15 = Lie.  Tell lies.

how he obtains/loses his heart’s desire = JS = 11 = Fairness. Justice. Just desserts. Legal dealings. Outcomes. Consequences. You get what you deserve, and you deserve what you get. Fair is fair. Fair and equitable. Balancing the scales. Fair means produce fair results. We who seek justice will have to do justice to others. Justice is served. What’s good for the goose is good for the gander. Justice is swift and certain.  

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Met Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson
17 July 2011 Last updated at 15:04 ET 

The UK’s most senior officer, Sir Paul Stephenson, survived the first two major crises of his reign – the arrest of Conservative MP Damian Green and the student protests.

But he resigned without warning, as the Metropolitan police force became drawn ever closer into the phone hacking and corruption probes at the News of the World.

When claims that Met police officers had been paid by the newspaper surfaced publicly at the beginning of July, Sir Paul came out gunning.

He referred the force’s internal investigation to the Independent Police Complains Commission (IPCC) and vowed to “root out” and put in front of a criminal court any corrupt staff.

Since then his own judgement as Met Commissioner has been questioned, a situation which could yet prove to be the most serious dilemma of his two-and-a-half year reign.

First it emerged that former News of the World executive Neil Wallis – who was questioned by police investigating phone hacking claims – had worked for the force as a media consultant.

Then it was reported that Sir Paul received hospitality from a Champneys health spa while recovering from the removal of a pre-cancerous tumour in his leg.

Modernising influenceIt is claimed that Mr Wallis was working as the public relations man for Champneys at the time – as well as for the Met.

Sir Paul, 57, admitted going to the spa but said he had no idea Mr Wallis worked for Champneys.

He said he accepted the gift because he was good friends personally, rather than professionally, with the managing director of the spa.

Sir Paul’s rise to top post

  • 1975: Joins Lancashire Constabulary
  • 1988: Superintendent
  • 1994: Assistant chief constable Merseyside Police
  • 1999: Deputy chief constable Lancashire Constabulary
  • 2002: Chief constable Lancashire Constabulary
  • 2005: Deputy commissioner Met Police
  • 2007: On board of National Policing Improvement Agency
  • 2008: Knighted
  • 2009: Commissioner Met Police

Politicians began asking questions and Home Secretary Theresa May was to address MPs about her “concerns”.

Sir Paul’s sudden resignation came on a Sunday evening, 17 July 2011, in a televised statement.

He said that his integrity was intact, but that his links with Mr Wallis could hamper current investigations.

Sir Paul, who became commissioner in January 2009, had been no stranger to the politics of the job.

He was in the firing line when the Met was criticised for what Conservatives said was a heavy-handed operation to combat Home Office leaks when officers arrested shadow immigration minister Damian Green.

Then in December last year, his force came under fire for security breaches which allowed protesters to attack a royal limousine carrying Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall.

The son of a Lancashire butcher, he decided against university and followed his brother into the police, joining Lancashire Constabulary in 1975.

He rose rapidly, becoming a superintendent by 1988 followed by a spell in the then Royal Ulster Constabulary, a force which was still busy dealing with the threat of terrorism.

In 1994 he was appointed assistant chief constable of Merseyside with responsibility for territorial policing.

Anti-corruptionHis profile on the Met police website said he took a leading role in reducing gun crime, anti-corruption and combating terrorism.

His most politically sensitive role came in 1996 when Parliament granted MI5 powers to look into serious and organised crime – something the Security Service had never previously done.

This led to Sir Paul leading negotiations on the working relationship between police officers and MI5 – a precursor to the joint counter-terrorism operations of today.

Sir Paul Stephenson
Sir Paul was nicknamed “Rusty” because of his frequently tanned face

In 1999, he was appointed deputy chief constable of Lancashire and took the top job three years later.

During his time back at the force, he oversaw fundamental changes to the constabulary’s working practices, designed to modernise the force in line with new thinking developed in the USA.

He also became the national spokesman for crime at the Association of Chief Police Officers.

While he was in charge, Lancashire was consistently in the “top tier” of police performance league tables.

In March 2005, he moved to London after being made the Met’s deputy commissioner.

Four months later the 7 July attacks changed his role and that of his boss Sir Ian Blair.

Two weeks after the suicide bombings, Jean Charles de Menezes was mistakenly shot by officers in an attempt to foil a second suicide plot.

Sir Ian was eventually forced out by London Mayor Boris Johnson in 2008, paving the way for Sir Paul’s appointment.

He beat Sir Hugh Orde, Chief Constable for Northern Ireland, into second place for the top job.

Known for his straight-talking manner and retaining his Lancashire accent, Sir Paul was nicknamed “Rusty” by some because of his frequently tanned face.

He was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in 2000 and knighted in the 2008 birthday honours.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14178097

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Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson has resigned following the phone hacking scandal.

Britain’s most senior police officer has faced criticism for hiring former News of the World executive Neil Wallis – who was questioned by police investigating hacking – as an adviser.

Sir Paul said his links to the journalist could hamper investigations.

He said there were lessons to be learned from the affair, but he was leaving with his integrity intact.

He also said he had no knowledge of the extent of the phone hacking.

Sir Paul said in a statement: “I have taken this decision as a consequence of the ongoing speculation and accusations relating to the Met’s links with News International at a senior level and in particular in relation to Mr Neil Wallis.”

‘Great sadness’

He added: “Let me state clearly, I and the people who know me know that my integrity is completely intact.

“I may wish we had done some things differently, but I will not lose sleep over my personal integrity.”

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, said he accepted the resignation with “great sadness and reluctance” and he had no reason to doubt his “complete integrity”.

“I believe him to be a fine, passionate and committed public servant who has done a huge amount of good for our city,” he said.

Earlier on Sunday the former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks was arrested by police investigating phone hacking and corruption.

from:  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-14180043

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Paul Robert Stephenson was born on September 26th, 1953 according to http://www.debretts.com/people/biographies/browse/s/23022/Paul%20Robert+STEPHENSON.aspx

September 26th, 1953

September 26th

9 + 26 +2+0+1+0 = 38 = his personal year (from September 26th, 2010 to September 25th, 2011) = Spa.

38 year + 6 (June) = 44 = his personal month (from June 26th, 2011 to July 25th, 2011) = It is what it is.

 

44 month + 17 (17th of the month on Sunday July 17th, 2011) = 61 = his personal day = Exiting.  Making his getaway.  Shadiness.  Doing the unexpected.  Plans fall through. 

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September 26th, 1953

26 +1+9+5+3 = 44 = his “secret” number = Denial.  In denial.

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using the number/letter grid:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

 

Paul Stephenson

7     1

 

his primary challenge = PS = 71 = Unprofessional.

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using the number/letter grid:

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
A B C D E F G H I
J K L M N O P Q R
S T U V W X Y Z

Where:

A = 1 J = 1 S = 1

B = 2 K = 2 T = 2

C = 3 L = 3 U = 3

D = 4 M = 4 V = 4

E = 5 N = 5 W = 5

F = 6 O = 6 X = 6

G = 7 P = 7 Y = 7

H = 8 Q = 8 Z = 8

I = 9 R = 9

Paul Stephenson

7133 1257855165      59

his path of destiny / how he learns what he is here to learn = Disgrace.  Dishonor.  Fall from grace.

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Each letter of the first and middle names rules 9 years of life.  Ages 54 to 81 are ruled by the sum of the 7th, 8th, and 9th letters of the name and the individual digits of the year of birth.

Paul Robert Stephenson      September 26th, 1953  

2 (b is the 2nd letter of the alphabet) + 5 (e is the 5th letter of the alphabet) + 18 (r is the 18th letter of the alphabet) +1+9+5+3 = 43

So from ages fifty-four to eighty-one he has the number 43 going on.

43 = The party’s over.  This is no fun.

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Ages 54 to 63 are ruled by the sum of the 7th letter of the name and the individual digits of the year of birth.

Paul Robert Stephenson     September 26th, 1953

2 (b is the 2nd letter of the alphabet) +1+9+5+3 = 20

So from ages fifty-four to sixty-three he has the number 20 going on.

20 = Court. Accusations. Charges. Plea. Bail. Trial. Deliberations. Verdict. Sentencing. Judges. Adjudicate. Confession. Admission. Punishment.

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