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Rebekah Brooks resigns from News International

Rebekah Brooks, chief executive of News International, has resigned, the company has confirmed.

Her departure followed days of growing pressure for her to step down as the phone hacking crisis grew.

In a statement, she said she felt a "deep responsibility for the people we have hurt".

Media analyst Steve Hewlett said News International appeared to be 'on the run'.

  • 15 Jul 2011
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