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A journalist from The Sun newspaper was arrested today by police investigating alleged criminal breaches of privacy.
The man - understood to be reporter Rhodri Phillips - was held at his home in north London this morning by officers from Operation Tuleta, which is investigating alleged computer hacking and wider privacy offences.
He is the seventh person to be arrested as part of the inquiry, which operates in conjunction with the phone hacking investigation.
News International has confirmed that a Sun journalist has been arrested on suspicion of computer hacking.
A News International spokeswoman said: "We can confirm a journalist from the Sun was arrested this morning."
The Times' Crime Editor Sean O'Neill has tweeted the man arrested by Scotland Yard on suspicion of phone hacking is a Sun journalist.
A man has been arrested by police investigating alleged computer hacking.
Scotland Yard said he was held at his home in north London this morning by police working in conjunction with the phone-hacking investigation.
A spokesman said: "Officers from Operation Tuleta, the investigation into criminal breaches of privacy which is being carried out in conjunction with the Metropolitan Police Service phone-hacking inquiries, arrested one man at his home in north London at approximately 6.30 this morning."
He is the seventh person to be arrested as part of Operation Tuleta.