News of the World phone hacking scandal: live
Emily Gosden, Tom Chivers and Andrew Hough
All the latest on the News of the World phone-hacking scandal which has engulfed Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation media empire and the Metropolitan Police.
• Fedorcio: Yates assured me no potential embarrassment in Wallis • Sir Paul: No.10 official told me not to tell Cameron about Wallis • Former Met chief insists: I did not take swipe at David Cameron • Says he does not regret stay at Champneys • John Yates next up to testify at Home Affairs select committee • Rupert and James Murdoch to appear before MPs from 2.30pm • Former News Int CEO Rebekah Brooks to testify from 3.30pm
Latest13.51 Challenged again over who suggested Neil Wallis was available for employment, Mr Fedorcio again says he cannot remember. But he doesn't believe it could have been Rebekah Brooks.
13.49 Under questioning from Nicola Blackwood, Mr Fedorcio admits that he knew John Yates was a contact of Neil Wallis at the time he asked him to conduct the due diligence check. But he did not know they had been close friends going back for years.
He says he had no reason to doubt Yates's integrity. Nicola Blackwood says that's not the issue - was John Yates put in a difficult position? Mr Fedorcio denies that he was.
13.48 Those Rupert Murdoch resignation rumours have been quickly rebuffed by News Corp.
Richard Greene of CNN says that News Corp has released a statement, saying that he will not. "Suggestions that a plan is currently being accelerated or implemented are inaccurate", it says.http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/phone-hacking/8617707/News-of-the-World-phone-hacking-live.html