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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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Scotland Yard closes £23 million hacking investigation

It began with the discovery that thousands of people had been victims of tabloid journalists accessing their mobile phones in pursuit of stories.

Operation Weeting, the investigation into phone hacking at the former News of the World headquarters, cost Scotland Yard £23 million.

Now the Crown Prosecution has ended the investigation, charges of Corporate Liability against Rupert Murdoch's media empire and former journalists at The Mirror will not be brought.

ITV News Correspondent Paul Davies reports:

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