Rupert Murdoch

Tories Would Close Gap On Labour..

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK Politics

The Conservatives could close Labour's poll lead to just one point if they made Boris Johnson the leader of their party, according to a poll published...

Boris Invites Rupert Murdoch To Olympics

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 31.07.2012 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has invited Rupert Murdoch to join him in watching the final of the 800m swimming which is likely to feature British gold medal hope Reb...

Vince Cable Leading the Lib Dems? Is It Time for Plan V?

Stephen Tall | Posted 25.09.2012 | UK Politics
Stephen Tall

Lots of politicians have 20:20 hindsight. Foresight, however, is generally in shorter supply, which explains why Vince Cable is being acclaimed once again, tipped at the age of 69 both as a potential successor to either the 40-something George Osborne as Chancellor and/or the 40-something Nick Clegg as Lib Dem leader.

Rupert Murdoch Resigns As News International Director

PA | Posted 22.07.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has stepped down from his role as director of a number of boards linked to his British newspaper titles. The move was described as "...

Did Murdoch 'Forget He Was Under Oath' At Leveson, Asks Former Editor

Posted 10.07.2012 | UK

A former newspaper editor has recalled an incident which "undermined" the accuracy of evidence media tycoon Rupert Murdoch gave to an inquiry into jou...

QUIZ: Who Said It - News Of The World Or The Sun On Sunday?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2012 | UK Comedy

One year ago on this exact date, the News Of The World printed its last edition. But do we miss it? Not really. Mainly because The Sun On Sunday could...

Three Cheers for the Death of the News of the World! An Anniversary Tribute

Neville Thurlbeck | Posted 08.09.2012 | UK
Neville Thurlbeck

Rupert Murdoch did much to improve the moral well being of the nation when he closed down the News of the World.

Has Rupert Murdoch Made Britain Stupid?

Thomas Church | Posted 07.09.2012 | UK
Thomas Church

London's most important event, Gay Pride, was on last Saturday but Rupert Murdoch's The Sun dedicated just 57 words to it. Instead, on the opposite side, they published a full-page 'interview' with a woman who "can't hear telly" because her neighbour, Susan Boyle, sings too loudly.

Chris Wimpress

Louise Mensch: How I Appealed To Rupert Murdoch After The Foam Pie Attack | Chris Wimpress | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK Politics

Louise Mensch is highly caffeinated when we meet on Wednesday afternoon, having been mainlining coffee for much of the day. Our interview with her to...

Phone Hacking Scandal: The Winners And Losers

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 08.07.2012 | UK

It was a year that saw Sunday's biggest-selling British tabloid brought to its knees and the Murdochs compared with the mafia. As the phone hackin...

Murdoch Brands Scientology 'Weird And Evil Cult'

Huffington Post UK | Felicity Morse | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has attacked Scientology in the wake of Tom Cruise and Katie's divorce, describing it as an "evil and weird cult" involved with "big, b...

Why Won't Murdoch Further Invest In The UK?

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.08.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has lambasted "the English" on Fox News, part of his broadcast arm in the US. When asked by Fox Business reporter Neil Cavuto why h...

Murdoch Confirms News Corp Split But Denies Fresh BSkyB Bid

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch has confirmed that News Corporation is to go ahead with plans to split into separate newspaper and entertainment operations, but denied...

News Corp To Split Newspaper And Entertainment Parts Of Business

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 28.06.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation confirmed on Thursday it intends to separate its publishing and media and entertainment businesses into two publicly...

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 ...