Honours Probe - Latest News
Updated: 19:05, Thursday January 25, 2007
Detectives investigating the cash-for-honours affair have reportedly uncovered a "hidden" computer network at Number 10.
ITV News claimed the system had been used to send crucial emails - which now appear to have been deleted.
Downing Street issued a swift denial to the allegations, saying the story was untrue.
Where as over at ITV:
It is unlikely anybody will face criminal charges following the cash-for-honours investigation, according to a source.
The probe into claims that honours were sold in return for donations to political parties has lasted for ten months.
It is claimed the Crown Prosecution Service may find it difficult to prove any link between donors and the honours they received.
We live in interesting times.
UPDATE - the BBC has now caught up with the story (19:29) - Vast numbers of journalists paid for by you and a mud plugging blogger from darkest Wiltshire can still beat them....