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Final News of the World journalist sentenced over hacking

Four years after a phone-hacking scandal sank the News of the World, the last of the tabloid's journalists to face charges has been sentenced. A judge on Monday gave ex-features editor Jules Stenson a four-month suspended sentence, 200 hours community service and a 5,000 pound ($7,800) fine for conspiring to hack phones. The 49-year-old journalist broke down in tears as the judge told him he would not be going to prison. Judge John Saunders said Stenson was under intense pressure to get scoops when he turned to phone hacking, which was already widespread at the newspaper. In 2005-2006, Stenson supervised Dan Evans, a reporter who has admitted hacking and has testified in court...

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