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Security head "burnt stuff" on day News of the World shut

Jan 21, 2014    

LONDON (Reuters) - The former head of security at Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper arm told a colleague on the day the News of the World tabloid was closed down over a phone-hacking scandal he had dug a hole and "burnt stuff", a London court heard on Monday.Murdoch shut the News of the World in July 2011 at the height of public outrage that journalists on the paper had hacked voicemail messages of mobile phones, including that of a murdered schoolgirl.Seven people including Rebekah Brooks, the former chief executive of News International, Murdoch's British newspaper arm, are on tri...

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