Police pursue cases against "Brooks, Thurlbeck and Hill"

11 suspects face the prospect of criminal charges.

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Former News International Chief Executive Rebekah Brooks. Photo: Getty Images
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Ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, former News of the World chief reporter Neville Thurlbeck and Guardian reporter Amelia Hill are believed to be among 11 suspects facing the prospect of criminal charges after the Met's phone-hacking unit sent its first set of files to prosecutors yesterday.

Brooks is understood to be listed as one of four journalists, one police officer and six others in documents handed to the director of public prosecutions.

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