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Phone hacking investigations closed by police

No further action is to be taken in the phone hacking operations, Weeting and Golding, the Crown Prosecution Service has announced.

The announcement means investigations in relation to corporate liability at News Group Newspapers and against 10 individuals at Mirror Group Newspapers will be dropped.

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Phone hacking: No further action against Piers Morgan

File photo dated 12/09/14 of Piers Morgan Credit: PA

Former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan, who was interviewed under caution twice during the long-running phone hacking investigations, has welcomed an end to the probes.

"I've today been informed by CPS that no further action will be taken against me re Met Police phone hacking investigation," he wrote on Twitter.

"As I've said since the investigation began four years ago, I've never hacked a phone and nor have I ever told anybody to hack a phone."

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