UK Prime Minister’s former aide arrested over phone hacking

By Agence France-Presse
Friday, July 8, 2011 7:16 EDT
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British police on Friday arrested Andy Coulson, the prime minister’s former communications chief and ex-editor of the News of the World tabloid, over the phone hacking scandal, Scotland Yard said.

London’s Metropolitan Police said a 43-year-old man was in custody at a South London police station “in connection with allegations of corruption and phone hacking.”

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