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By Jim Fitzpatrick


If one had stopped to think over years of the many and varied ways in which investigative journalists have obtained and fleshed out their articles and exposés, it would have been clear that some sharp practises were used to make the splash as eye-catching, lurid or dramatic as possible. But things take a vastly more sinister turn for the worst when a missing child's phone is hacked.

00jul24boris7.JPGMayor of London Boris Johnson defended the Met Police officer criticised for not ordering an investigation into the News of the World phone hacking in 2009.

Asst Commissioner John Yates was labelled a "lame duck" by London Assembly member Brian Coleman during Mayor's Question Time this morning, but Mr Johnson defended him.