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UK engulfed by phone-hacking scandal
Second senior police officer is forced to resign.
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2011 21:20

The News Corporation phone hacking scandal continues to determine events, as a second senior police officer has been forced to resign.
 
John Yates, the UK's top counter-terrorism officer has quit, leaving the leadership of the Metropolitian Police  in turmoil.
 
The British Prime Minister David Cameron is to cut short his trip to Africa and will return to Britain to address the crisis. 
  
Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from London.

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