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No charges over Thurlbeck claims

The CPS has said it will not prosecute former News of the World chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck over allegations of witness intimidation and harassment relating to the phone-hacking scandal.

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Thurlbeck thanks supporters for 'unswerving loyalty'

Neville Thurlbeck, 50, faced the allegations after posting a blog on March 7, giving the home address of a member of former employer News Corporation's management and standards committee. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) confirmed he would not be charged with the counts. He said:

I am pleased that the CPS has advised the police that no further action should be taken with regard to an allegation concerning one of my blog postings on

I would like to thank my family, friends and colleagues in the industry for their unswerving loyalty, support and continued belief in me.

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