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I hacked Daniel Craig’s phone, says British journalist

Published on Jan 28, 2014 8:08 PM

LONDON (AFP) - A former News of the World journalist told a British court on Tuesday how he used phone-hacking to find out about an affair between James Bond star Daniel Craig and actress Sienna Miller.

Dan Evans, who has pleaded guilty to hacking at Rupert Murdoch’s now defunct tabloid and its rival the Sunday Mirror, said his then editor Andy Coulson knew what he was doing and advised him on how to cover his tracks.

Evans was giving evidence at the trial of Coulson, Coulson’s predecessor editor Rebekah Brooks, and the News of the World’s ex-managing editor, Stuart Kuttner, who all deny conspiring to hack phones.

On Monday, Evans told London’s Old Bailey court how he was recruited from the Sunday Mirror in 2004 to the News of the World because of his hacking skills – and Coulson knew this when he hired him.

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