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Phone Hacking: You Can’t Kill The Sunday Mirror Because It’s Already Dead

by | 27th, January 2014

Former tabloid journalist Dan Evans leaves The Old Bailey law court in London, Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. Evans told Britain's phone hacking trial on Monday that he intercepted voicemails with the knowledge of senior staff _ not just at the now-defunct News of the World, whose employees are standing trial, but at the rival Sunday Mirror. Dan Evans has pleaded guilty to phone hacking while working at both newspapers between 2003 and 2010. He gave evidence as a prosecution witness at the trial of former News of the World editors Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson and five others. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)


CLAIMS that Dan Evans learnt how to hack phones at the Sunday Mirror before the News of the World recruited him for his skills is interesting.

Evans made his claim at the Old Bailey phone hacking trial of ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson. He says he told Coulson of his skills during an interview. He got the job. Coulson, former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks and five others deny charges linked to phone hacking.

Evans pleaded guilty to hacking at the Sunday Mirror between 2003 and 2005 and at the News of The World up to 2010. He also pleaded guilty to misconduct in a public

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