London: British police have arrested a
30-year-old man in the phone hacking scandal involving the
now-defunct News of the World tabloid.
Police say the man was arrested by appointment today on
suspicion of conspiracy to intercept voicemail messages.
More than a dozen people have been arrested amid claims
the newspaper eavesdropped on the mobile phone voicemail
messages of celebrities, royals, politicians and crime
The scandal forced the closure of the News of the World,
a Rupert Murdoch-owned tabloid.