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Former News of the World chief reporter arrested in phone-hacking scandal

By Lisa O’Carroll– Operation Weeting officers re-arrest former NoW chief reporter, this time on suspicion of intimidation of a witness. Neville Thurlbeck, the former chief reporter of the News of the World, has been arrested on suspicion of intimidation of a witness. He was arrested by appointment at a central…

Woman arrested in U.K. phone hacking probe

British police probing the phone-hacking scandal at Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World arrested a 47-year-old woman Friday on suspicion of attempting to pervert the course of justice, Scotland Yard said. The arrest was the 17th in the investigation into the illegal hacking of mobile phone voicemails by the tabloid,…