Goodman: Coulson asked me to admit I was a lone wolf

Former News of the World royal editor Clive Goodman has told the Old Bailey he was "hung out to dry" after his arrest. In a meeting with Andy Coulson, he said his boss allegedly tried to convince him to admit he was a "lone wolf".

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Coulson 'set up payments' on phone hacking

Former editor Andy Coulson "set up the payments to facilitate" phone hacking at the News of the World, it was claimed in court today by former royal editor Clive Goodman, who made the accusation against his old boss.

Clive Goodman pictured today outside of court. Credit: REUTERS/Andrew Winning

Goodman later described that he felt he was being "hung out to dry" after his arrest.

In a meeting with Coulson at a cafe in Wimbledon, south west London, he said his boss allegedly tried again to convince him to admit he was a "lone wolf" and had "gone off the reservation".

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