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News Int could face hacking claim from Bulger killer

Robert Thompson is reportedly suing the News of the World publisher.

News of the World publisher News International (NI) is reportedly facing legal action from Robert Thompson, one of the killers of James Bulger, over allegations of phone-hacking.

The Sunday Mirror reported that Thompson is suing NI for "tens of thousands" after police confirmed his phone was hacked.

Thompson, 29, and his friend Jon Venables murdered two-year-old James Bulger after abducting him from a shopping centre in 1993. Thompson and Venables were both 10 at the time of the killing.

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