Cross words left by staff

DESPITE News International ensuring loyal sub editors scoured the pages of the final News of the World for signs of protest from angry staff members, it appears they missed a series of hidden messages in the crossword. Answers featured were “disaster” and “menace”. Clues included “Woman stares wildly at calamity” and “We’re off for a jug”.

Meanwhile, Labour MP Tom Watson yesterday hit out at Murdoch’s claim that Brooks is his top priority, suggesting he should instead prioritise the 200 journalists who could lose their jobs.