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The trial of Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks, two former editors at the News of the World newspaper, begin Monday, Oct. 28. 2013. (BBC)
The trial of Andy Coulson and Rebekah Brooks, two former editors at the News of the World newspaper, begin Monday, Oct. 28. 2013. (BBC)

Former News of the World journalists are on trial this week.

Rebekah Brooks, former News International chief executive, and Andy Coulson, former News of the World editor, are accused of tapping into voicemails.

With jury selection wrapped up, the prosecution is poised to make its opening statement today.

Here & Now's Robin Young speaks to NPR's Philip Reeves in London.

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This segment aired on October 30, 2013.

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