Rupert Murdoch

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 ...

Living In Fear

Posted 22.05.2012 | UK Politics

MPs have been "intimidated and frightened" by the actions of tabloid newspapers including those owned by Rupert Murdoch's News International, the Leve...

MPs To Debate Phone-Hacking Report

Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Politics

MPs will debate censuring News International executives found guilty of misleading parliament by the Commons culture committee on Tuesday. On 1 May...

Tony Blair Assured Me There Was 'No Deal' With Murdoch

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 21.05.2012 | UK Politics

Tessa Jowell sought an assurance from Tony Blair that he had made no deal with Rupert Murdoch on media regulation when she was appointed culture secre...

Story Of Rebekah Brooks To Get Movie Treatment

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.05.2012 | UK

The story of Rebekah Brooks, the former newspaper executive who is to face criminal charges over the phone hacking scandal, is to be made into a featu...

Facebook Versus the Shareholder Spring

Lucy P. Marcus | Posted 18.07.2012 | UK Tech
Lucy P. Marcus

Over the years Facebook will need to grapple with many issues that affect the development of the company and the lives of its users, from growth to innovating ahead of the curve, and from privacy to social responsibility.

Cameron 'Briefed By News International' On How To Treat Murdoch

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.05.2012 | UK Politics

News International executives briefed David Cameron on "what to say and how to say it" before he met Rupert Murdoch but he "refused to play ball", the...

Rupert Murdoch Likes To 'Play' With Political Leaders, Straw Tells Leveson

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 16.05.2012 | UK Politics

Rupert Murdoch liked to "play with political leaders" by tempting them with the possibility that his newspapers would support them, Jack Straw has sai...

Murdoch Empire Spent £53m In Phone Hacking Probe

PA | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch's British newspaper group has spent more than £53 million on its own investigation of the phone hacking and illegal payments scandal, ...

Phone Hacking Charges No More Than A 'Witch Hunt' And 'An Expensive Sideshow'

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 15.05.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks angrily attacked police and prosecutors for dragging her friends and family into the phone hacking scandal tonight as she said she was ...

Rebekah Brooks Charged

Posted 15.05.2012 | UK

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks and her husband Charlie Brooks have been charged with perverting the course of justice during...

Labour Would Have Been 'Crazy' Not To Court Murdoch

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Politics

Alistair Campbell has said New Labour would have been "crazy" not to try and court the Murdoch press in the run up to the 1997 general election, but h...

Michael Howard: I Asked Murdoch Directly For His Support, He Said No

Posted 14.07.2012 | UK Politics

Michael Howard asked Rupert Murdoch directly for his support at the 2005 general election but was turned down, the former Tory leader has revealed. ...

NI Accuses Leveson Counsel Of 'Fantasy' Allegations

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

News International hit out today at "fantasy" allegations made about Rupert Murdoch's "sinister" back-room dealings with politicians. Robert Jay QC...

Former NI Boss Slams Commons Hacking Report

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK

Former News International boss Les Hinton has hit back at a report by MPs on the phone-hacking scandal, accusing them of "misreading" evidence. The...

WATCH: Leveson - The Musical

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.05.2012 | UK Comedy

Today's tip of the hat goes to those clever people at The Poke (and especially to the maestro Alex Vegas) for their musical version of the Leveson Inq...

Harman: Hunt Should Resign For Murdoch 'Colluding'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.05.2012 | UK Politics

Harriet Harman has launched a blistering attack on Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt, saying he should resign as he "obviously wasn't impartial" in decidi...

Rebekah Brooks Denies 'Threatening' MPs

PA | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks today denied using her clout to get her own way with Government ministers. The former News International chief executive told the Le...

Rebekah Brooks' Career 'Defined By Controversy'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK

Rebekah Brooks had devoted more than half her life to serving the British arm of Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation empire before her resignation in th...

Murdoch Accused Of 'Selective Amnesia' Over Thatcher Lunch

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.05.2012 | UK

Rupert Murdoch may have been suffering "selective amnesia" when he claimed to have forgotten a key lunch with Margaret Thatcher, the Leveson inquiry h...

News Corp Reports Rise In Profits Despite Phone Hacking Scandal

PA | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK

News Corporation has reported a strong rise in quarterly profits despite continuing legal charges over the phone-hacking scandal. The firm's net in...

It's Not Just About Murdoch - The Whole System Needs Fixing

Des Freedman | Posted 07.07.2012 | UK
Des Freedman

This week we are likely to see yet more drama and revelations in the sage that is the Leveson Inquiry as the prime minister's former spin doctor Andy Coulson and former Sun editor and horse owner Rebekah Brooks take the stand. You may be starting to tire of the blanket coverage but please don't switch off just yet. There are big issues at stake.

Murdoch Should Have Been A 'Gift' To Clegg, Says Former Scottish Lib Dem Leader

PA | Posted 05.05.2012 | UK

A former Scottish Liberal Democrat leader has criticised Nick Clegg in the aftermath of heavy losses at the local government elections. Tavish Scot...