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Ex-NoW editor Bob Bird questioned in Sheridan probe

The former editor at the News of the World Scotland has been questioned in connection with the defamation action of former MSP Tommy Sheridan.

Bob Bird, 56, was held on suspicion of attempting to pervert the course of justice over Mr Sheridan's successful action against the newspaper in 2006. He was detained at his Glasgow home at 0730 BST and released four hours later.

Speaking after his release, Mr Bird said he would deny the charge against him.

  • 29 Aug 2012
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