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Coulson bailed in hacking probe

Former Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson has been released on police bail after being questioned over the phone hacking scandal and alleged corrupt payments to police officers. Ex-royal editor of the News of the World Clive Goodman, 53, was also quizzed at a separate police station over claims officers were bribed. Both men were released on police bail until October. As Mr Coulson, 43, left Lewisham police station in south-east London, he said: "There is an awful lot I would like to say, but I can’t at this time." Their arrests came as chief executive of News International Rebekah Brooks sought to reassure News of the World staff about what will happen next after the…