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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