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The Metropolitan Police has arrested another person in connection with allegations of phone hacking. Scotland Yard confirmed this afternoon that a 61-year-old man was arrested by appointment at a London police station. The unnamed individual is currently in the custody of officers from the Operation Weeting investigation. "He …

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Yawn.

Wake me when an 80-81 year old Australian has been arrested for this.

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.. or Piers Morgan

That would be fun - yes!!!

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Re: Yawn.

Let's not forget the 40 year old Australian.

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Nice to see...

The Met remaining focussed on the important issues, rather than allowing this to slide while distracted by brick-chucking morons elsewhere.

I'm also cheered to think that the NI beggars will get to cool their heels on bail with the Sword of Damocles hanging over them, while the courts chew through the huge pile of chavscum looter cases in their in trays.....

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61?

Quick! How old is Paul Dacre?

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FAIL

Name has been named

BBC say it's Greg Miskiw.

This man has a claim for wrongful arrest, he is neither Australian nor 80 years old.

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Operation what?

WTF is "Weeting"? Quick Google says it's an obscure minor town in Norfolk. Could they really not find a better name?

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What?

You mean there are no longer any met plod prepared to tell a redtop "journo" his name for a brown paper envelope of cash?

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brown envelope time?

It seems the indy can wheedle a name from the grasping hands of the met.

"Police investigating the phone-hacking scandal at the News of the World (NOTW) have made their 12th arrest. The paper's former news editor Greg Miskiw, 61, was held after reporting by appointment at a London police station yesterday. "

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