Friday, July 8, 2011

Murdoch announces the closure of the newspaper 'News of the World' after the scandal tracks

The chairman of News International, James Murdoch, announced Thursday the closure of the tabloid News of the World after the scandal of illegal wiretapping. The latest edition of British tabloid newspaper will be next Sunday. The scandal, which erupted in 2006, has been amplified this week to get debated in the House of Commons.

Scotland Yard revealed this week that in 2002 the News of the World, a flagship of the News International group and also one of the most money wins, pricked his mobile phone from a 13 year old girl who had disappeared from his home in Surrey County. On Thursday, the list of people stuck with the phone seems to have increased.

This list would include relatives of British soldiers killed in the Iraq War and Afghanistan, as well as relatives of people killed in the terrorist attacks of July 7, parents of missing girls, celebrities and even the British Royal Famiia. In a statement, "After consultation with other managers, I have decided that we must take decisive action on the paper.

This Sunday will be published the latest edition of News Of The World." the chairman of News International.
The News of the World Sunday tabloid version The Sun is a publication of the News International group, part of the media empire of tycoon Rupert Murdoch.

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