Speed Read: Prince and The Tapper

Fourteen years after Princess Diana's good friend James Gilbey committed the lèse majesté of referring to Her Royal Highness as "Squidgy" in a bugged phone conversation, the British royal family has again fallen victim to a wiretapping scandal. Last week, London's Metropolitan Police [an error occurred while processing this directive] arrested journalist Clive Goodman, chief royal correspondent at Britain's largest Sunday tabloid, the News of the World (NOTW), for allegedly obtaining private information by hacking into mobile-phone voice-mail messages of top aides of Prince Charles.

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Why the arrest? According to Scotland Yard, Goodman's...

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