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Friday, February 24, 2012

News of the World bosses 'ordered mass email deletion in bid to cover up phone hacking

News of the World bosses ordered emails that could be used against them in court to be deleted to cover up phone hacking, leaked documents have revealed.

Hundreds of thousands of emails were deleted on 'nine separate occasions' while computers were destroyed and a senior executive ordered a staff member to remove all paper records connected to them.

The revelation couldn't come at a worse time for News International as the company gears up to launch The Sun on Sunday this weekend.

The newspaper's 'Email Deletion Policy' to 'eliminate' material that could 'be unhelpful in the context of future litigation in which a News International company is a defendant' was revealed in a series of court documents released to the Daily Telegraph by a High Court judge. Read More