Former News of the World legal manager denies cover-up

The News of the World's former legal manager Tom Crone tonight denied allegations made by Rupert Murdoch that he was involved in a cover-up of phone hacking at the newspaper.

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Murdoch: phone hack 'cover up'

Rupert Murdoch has blamed a cover up at the News of the World for his failure to act earlier. According to Mr Murdoch, a lawyer at the paper concealed the extent of phone hacking.