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Sun newspaper 'will continue' says Rupert Murdoch

Five journalists at The Sun newspaper have been arrested, by detectives investigating allegations of corrupt payments to the police.

They were among eight people arrested over alleged corrupt payments to police and public servants.

A Surrey Police officer, a member of the armed forces and a Ministry of Defence employee were also arrested.

The BBC understands picture editor John Edwards, chief reporter John Kay, chief foreign correspondent Nick Parker, reporter John Sturgis and associate editor Geoff Webster were arrested as part of the Operation Elveden probe into payments to police.

Matt Prodger reports.

  • 11 Feb 2012
  • From the section UK