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The tabloid's 200 staff have been told that Sunday's edition will be the last.

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 8 july 2011

This article titled “News of the World to close as Rupert Murdoch acts to limit fallout” was written by James Robinson, for The Guardian on Thursday 7th July 2011 21.08 UTC

Rupert Murdoch acted with characteristic ruthlessness by closing the News of the World, Britain’s best-selling Sunday newspaper, in a desperate attempt to limit the political and commercial fallout from the phone-hacking affair engulfing his media empire.

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