Topic - News Of The World

The News of the World is a British tabloid newspaper published every Sunday. It is published by News Group Newspapers of News International, itself a subsidiary of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation, and can be considered the Sunday sister paper of The Sun. The newspaper concentrates on celebrity-based scoops and populist news. Its fondness for sex scandals gained it the nicknames "News of the Screws" and "Screws of the World". With sales averaging 2,904,566 copies per week in March 2010, the News of the World is the second-largest selling English-language newspaper in the world - Source: Wikipedia

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  • ** FILE ** Andy Coulson, former News of the World editor and aide to British Prime Minister David Cameron, arrives at the Central Criminal Court in London where he will appear to face charges related to phone hacking, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

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  • FILE - This is a Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 file photo of Rebekah Brooks, the former News International chief executive, arrives at the Central Criminal Court in London where she appears to face charges related to phone hacking. Brooks' lawyer has told the jury at Britain's phone-hacking trial on Tuesday May 20, 2014 that they must ignore the "inaccuracy and bias ... cruelty and vitriol" written about his client as they consider their verdicts. Jonathan Laidlaw said Tuesday that prosecutors had produced "no smoking gun" to convict former News of the World editor Brooks, who is accused of conspiring to hack phones, pay officials for information and obstruct a police investigation. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, File)

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  • Former News of the World editor  Rebekah Brooks arrives at the Old Bailey in London as the phone hacking trial continues Tuesday Feb. 25, 2014. Brooks says she never sanctioned phone hacking, and was horrified when she learned the tabloid had targeted the phone of a missing teenager.  Brooks answered "no" when asked by her lawyer whether she had ever approved eavesdropping on voicemails for a story.  (AP Photo/Jonathan Brady/PA) UNITED KINGDOM OUT

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  • ** FILE ** Rebekah Brooks arrives at The Old Bailey law court in London, Monday, Oct. 28, 2013. Former News of the World national newspaper editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson are due to go on trial Monday, along with several others, on charges of hacking phones and bribing officials while at the now closed tabloid paper. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

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