Rupert Murdoch

Murdoch Stepping Down As Executive Chair Of News International

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 03.04.2012 | UK

James Murdoch is stepping down as executive chair of News International, the company said today. Rupert Murdoch said in a statement on Wednesday hi...

No Foal Play In 'Horsegate', Tweets Murdoch

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 29.02.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch is still defending his former protégé Rebekah Brooks, despite new revelations about links between the journalist and the Metropolitan...

Murdoch Confirms 'Amazing' Sunday Sun Sales Figures...

PA | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK

The Sun sold more than 3.25 million copies of its new Sunday title yesterday, Rupert Murdoch said. The media tycoon made the announcement on Twitte...

Sun Close to Meltdown

Trevor Davies | Posted 28.04.2012 | UK
Trevor Davies

"Never let a crisis go to waste", James Murdoch told gathered journalists at one of his 'town hall' business briefings, attended by staff from the News of the World under a three-line whip. Few wanted to be there. They had too much work to do back in the office.

So What's In The Sun On Sunday? HuffPost UK's Review

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

Will the Sun on Sunday revolutionise weekend newspaper reading in Britain or would you be better off staying in bed? Probably best to reserve ju...

The Sun On Sunday Launches With Pledge Of 'Trust And Decency'

PA | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

The Sun on Sunday launched today with a pledge of "trust" and "decency". Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch personally supervised the final stages of prod...

Murdoch Oversees Last-Minute Launch Of The Sun On Sunday

PA | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch is personally overseeing the final stages of production of his new title The Sun on Sunday. The media tycoon arrived at...

Rupert Murdoch Hopes For 2m Sales For Sun On Sunday Launch

PA | Posted 25.04.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has declared he would be "very happy" if sales of the Sun on Sunday exceed two million copies. The newspaper tycoon took to Twitter ...

Murdoch's SOS

Simon Cohen | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK
Simon Cohen

Would the Sun have survived the hacking scandal if the News of the World had been called the Sun on Sunday? Probably not.

What Could She Possibly Write About?

PA | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK

Nancy Dell'Olio will pen a weekly style column in News International's new Sun on Sunday newspaper, it was revealed today. The Italian personality,...

Sun On Sunday 'Insider' On Paper's 'Desperate' Attitude Ahead Of Launch

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK

A Twitter account claiming to be an "insider" at News International has described a "desperate and repugnant" atmosphere in the newsroom of the Sun on...

Michael Gove Backs Murdoch And Worries Over Leveson

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Politics

Education secretary Michael Gove has said that Rupert Murdoch "should be applauded" for setting up the Sun on Sunday, and warned that the debates surr...

Murdoch Hails 'Brilliant' Salmond and Backs Scottish Independence

Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK

It's the endorsement every politician dreads... Rupert Murdoch has appeared to give his backing to Alex Salmond's drive for Scottish independence. ...

Rupert Murdoch Supports Scottish Independence And Mocks Britain's Military

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 21.02.2012 | UK Politics

It's the endorsement every politician dreads... Rupert Murdoch has appeared to give his backing to Alex Salmond's drive for Scottish independence. ...

The Sun Rises for a New Dawn at News International

Neville Thurlbeck | Posted 21.04.2012 | UK
Neville Thurlbeck

There is never an ideal time to either have a baby or launch a newspaper. If we sat around waiting for the perfect economic conditions, we would have neither. That is why we have such a thing as, 'the force of nature'. Rupert Murdoch is part of that force.

NI Slap Down Tom Watson

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK

News International has slapped down questions by phone-hacking campaigner Tom Watson MP on whether Rupert Murdoch was aware of the bail conditions for...

Could Carling Cup Be Hit By #dontbuythesunanyday Protest?

Posted 20.02.2012 | UK

An anti-Sun On Sunday campaign has been launched on Twitter over News International's coverage of the Hillsborough disaster. Livepool fans tweeted ...

'Murdoch's Last Throw Of The Dice'

The Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK

After months of speculation and the closure of Britain's oldest newspaper, The News of the World, The Sun on Sunday will launch its first edition this...

The Sun On Sunday To Publish First Edition Next Weekend

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2012 | UK

The Sun on Sunday will publish for the first time next weekend, News International announced late on Sunday. An internal memo sent to all staff at ...

The Week That Was: A Sunday Sun and Scotland

Carla Buzasi | Posted 19.04.2012 | UK Politics
Carla Buzasi

No matter how many press releases you pen, how many interviews you give, or how much spin your experts can generate, sometimes there's no substitute for appearing in person, something Rupert Murdoch and David Cameron took to heart this week, flying into and out of London respectively to rouse the troops and go into battle for the things they hold dear. For one, there's a newspaper and the reputation of his staff at stake, for the other, the future of the UK as we know it.

Pictures Of The Week

Posted 17.02.2012 | UK

From carnivals in Venice to Adele's Grammy win, pictures of the weeks takes you across the globe. While Whitney Houston was mourned in America, pro...

Murdoch's Sunday Sun Met With Joy, Cynicism And Disbelief

Posted 18.02.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's announcement that the Sun on Sunday will be launched "very soon" was met with a mixture of joy, cynicism and disbelief on Friday. ...

Sun On Sunday 'Not Welcome', Says Ed Miliband

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband said he is not overly keen to see Rupert Murdoch launch a new Sunday tabloid to replace the axed News of the World. "I wouldn't say I w...

Dina Rickman

'I Don't Want To Go Back And Work For Rupert Murdoch Again' - Former NOTW Journalist Speaks Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Dina Rickman | Posted 20.02.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's announcement that the Sun will launch a seven-day operation “very soon” is said to have calmed journalists at his Wapping HQ, fol...

Sun On Sunday Shows British Press 'Fighting Back' Says Society Of Editors

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 18.04.2012 | UK

There hasn't been a lot of good news for the newspaper industry in recent years - but the announcement of Rupert Murdoch's Sun on Sunday might be the ...