Dominic Mohan is replaced as Sun editor by David Dinsmore

Mohan will take up a role advising News Corp chief executive Robert Thomson as the paper's former Scottish editor takes the helm.

Dominic Mohan arrives to give evidence at to the Leveson inquiry at the Royal Courts of Justice in London on February 7, 2012. Photograph: Getty Images.

Dominic Mohan has left his position as editor of the Sun, News International has announced.

He is to take up a role advising News Corp chief executive Robert Thomson and is being replaced by David Dinsmore who is a former Scottish editor of the paper.

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