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Phone Hacking

Former editor Brooks 'horrified' to learn newspaper hacked phone of missing teenager

Rebekah Brooks told Britain's phone hacking trial, 'I don’t think anybody, me included, knew it was illegal'. Photo: AP

Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks said she never sanctioned phone hacking, and was horrified when she learned the British tabloid newspaper had targeted the mobile phone of a missing teenager.

Wednesday, 26 February, 2014, 12:42pm

News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks' voicemail was hacked

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks arrives at the Old Bailey courthouse in London on Wednesday. Photo: Reuters

Rebekah Brooks, the former editor of Britain’s News of the World on trial for phone-hacking, had her own voicemail repeatedly targeted by the private investigator working for her newspaper, a court in London heard on Wednesday.

15 Nov 2013 - 3:44am