1. Scandals

    News Int’l Blocked Investigation

    LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 08:  Andy Coulson, former editor of the News of The World newspaper, leaves Lewisham Police station on July 8, 2011 in London, England. Mr Coulson was arrested by police investigating phone hacking.  (Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

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    News International “deliberately” tried to “thwart” a 2005-2006 probe into phone hacking, according to a report from Parliament. The obstruction took place while Andy Coulson edited the paper. Coulson went on to be director of communications for Prime Minister David Cameron, who cut short a trip to Africa to appear before Parliament Wednesday. He will be questioned on, among other things, the revelation Tuesday that Coulson received help during Cameron’s election campaign from Neil Wallis, a former News of the World editor who has been arrested.

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