Murdoch UK journalists cleared of illegal payments to officials

March 20, 2015 3:06 PM

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LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) - Four senior journalists at Rupert Murdoch's British tabloid The Sun were cleared on Friday of making illegal payments to public officials, the latest reporters to be exonerated after a massive police investigation.

The journalists - the paper's executive editor, deputy editor, chief reporter and royal editor - were found not guilty of paying military figures for information, including details about Queen Elizabeth's grandsons, Princes William and Harry.

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