Rupert Murdoch

Is Murdoch Ready To Split News Corp?

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has decided to split its newspaper business and entertainment operations into two separate companies, according to r...

'I'm Not Playing Rupert Murdoch'

The Huffington Post UK/WENN | Posted 27.06.2012 | UK Entertainment

Oscar winner Russell Crowe has shot down speculation he is set to portray embattled publishing mogul Rupert Murdoch in an upcoming film. The Gladia...

Lib Dem MP's 'Extraordinary Encounter' With Murdoch Exec

Posted 26.06.2012 | UK

Liberal Democrat MP Norman Lamb has told the Leveson Inquiry of an "extraordinary encounter" with a News Corporation executive two years ago. Mr La...

Murdoch Pushed Blair For Iraq War, Claims Campbell

PA | Posted 16.06.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch was part of an "over-crude" attempt to push Tony Blair into action in Iraq, Alastair Campbell has claimed. In the last volume of his...

'No Record' Of Phone Calls Between Murdoch And Brown

Posted 15.06.2012 | UK Politics

The Cabinet Office has no record of a disputed telephone call in which Rupert Murdoch claims Gordon Brown said he was declaring war on the media mogul...

We're In This Together: Brooks' Text To Cameron

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 14.06.2012 | UK Politics

Rebekah Brooks told David Cameron that News International and the Conservative Party were "in this together" in the run up to the 2010 general electio...

Ed Miliband: Murdoch Should Lose Newspapers

Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Politics

Ed Miliband has suggested News International should be forced to sell at least one of its newspapers. Giving evidence to the Leveson inquiry on Tue...

John Major: 'Rupert Murdoch Told Me To Change Europe Policy'

PA | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Politics

Former Conservative prime minister Sir John Major today told an inquiry into press standards that media tycoon Rupert Murdoch asked him to change poli...

Brown: I Never Gave Sun Permission To Write About My Son's Illness

Posted 11.06.2012 | UK

Gordon Brown has denied claims made by the former chief executive of News International, Rebekah Brooks, that he gave permission for The Sun to run a ...

Gordon Brown Denies 'Declaring War' On Rupert Murdoch

Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Politics

Gordon Brown has denied making an angry phone call to Rupert Murdoch to complain about The Sun's decision to switch its support from Labour to the Con...

Brown: I Never Gave Sun Permission To Write About Son's Illness

Posted 11.06.2012 | UK Politics

Gordon Brown has denied claims made by the former chief executive of News International, Rebekah Brooks, that he gave permission for The Sun to run a ...

George Osborne And Gordon Brown To Face Leveson Inquiry

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.08.2012 | UK Politics

Chancellor George Osborne and ex-prime minister Gordon Brown will today appear before the Leveson Inquiry as the investigation into media standards en...

Paul Vale

Blair Protester At Leveson: 'I Was Absolutely Sh**ting Myself'

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK Politics

“This man is a war criminal,” he shouted, having appeared ghost-like from the rear chamber at the Royal Courts during Tony Blair's testimony. T...

Will Hunt Have To Resign? Huffpost Weighs It Up

The Huffington Post UK | Chris Wimpress | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Politics

The question most people will ask now that Jeremy Hunt has appeared before the Leveson Inquiry on Thursday is whether it will cause the Culture Secret...

Hunt 'Considered Quitting' Over BSkyB Bid, But Let His Adviser Go Instead

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt has admitted he considered quitting the cabinet amid allegations he mishandled News Corporation's bid to take over BSkyB, but decided to l...

Jeremy Hunt Faces Leveson Inquiry: The Questions He Must Answer

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 31.05.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt is giving evidence to the Leveson inquiry today and is expected to be grilled over his relationship with News Corporation. The culture ...

Michael Gove Impresses At Leveson

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Politics

Michael Gove jerked Westminster out of its mid-afternoon recess snooze on Tuesday with a Leveson appearance that made even Tony Blair look nervous. ...

Gove: Murdoch Is Impressive, His Critics Are Just Jealous

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 29.05.2012 | UK Politics

Rupert Murdoch is an "impressive" man whose critics are merely jealous of his success, Michael Gove has told the Leveson inquiry. Giving evidence t...

Protester Interrupts Blair At Leveson

Posted 28.05.2012 | UK

A protester interrupted Tony Blair's testimony at the Leveson Inquiry on Monday, shouting: "The man is a war criminal!" Before being wrestled out o...

Protester Interrupts Blair At Leveson

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Politics

A protester interrupted Tony Blair's testimony at the Leveson Inquiry on Monday, shouting: "The man is a war criminal!" The intruder, a white male ...

Blair: I Chose Not To Take On The Press

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Politics

Tony Blair has said he felt the power of the British media was unhealthy while he was PM - but chose not to take it on as it would have prevented him ...

Twitter Reacts To The Return Of Tony Blair

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 28.05.2012 | UK Politics

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair opens a high-profile week of evidence at the Leveson Inquiry on Monday, where he is to discuss his relationship with ...

Jeremy Hunt To Face Leveson Grilling On Thursday

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Politics

Jeremy Hunt will give evidence on how he handled News Coporation's wish to take over BSkyB when he appears before the Leveson inquiry on Thursday. ...

Blair To Be Quizzed Over Murdoch Links At Leveson

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 25.05.2012 | UK Politics

Tony Blair will appear before the Leveson inquiry into press ethics on Monday, it has been announced. The former Labour prime minister is likely to...

Jeremy Hunt's Top Civil Servant Summoned To Leveson

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 23.05.2012 | UK Politics

A senior civil servant at the heart of the controversy over links between News Corporation and the office of Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is to give ...