News of The World to close

News International yesterday announced the closure of the News of The World.

The last edition will be published on Sunday 10 July.

The closure will affect over 200 staff working in all departments of the newspaper.

Read the official statement here.

The announcement follows the recent phone hacking controversy and has been widely covered in the UK and International press.

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