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A guest at a Dubai hotel said Rebekah Brooks ‘left a gathering to discuss a missing Surrey schoolgirl’

Levi Bellfield articles 'prejudicial', court hears

Two national newspapers published "seriously prejudicial" articles after a killer's conviction for the abduction and murder of schoolgirl Milly Dowler, the High Court heard today.

Martin Hickman: Defending the indefensible proves a tricky job for Hunt

Jeremy Hunt had a tricky job: defending the indefensible. Unsurprisingly, he struggled to balance his support for News Corp (Broadcast magazine called him a “cheerleader” for Rupert Murdoch) and his insistence that he impartially judged the mogul’s biggest ever business deal: the £8bn takeover of BSkyB.

Joan Smith: Why are we paying for the PM's lawyers?

Many of the questions Cameron faces are about a personal relationship

Andy Coulson held shares in News Corporation while he was David Cameron's head of communications at Downing Street, it was revealed today

IoS exclusive: Coulson owned News Corp shares while at No 10

Revelation raises key questions for inquiry: did Cameron know, and, if not, why not?

Rupert Murdoch after giving evidence at the Leveson inquiry

Rupert Murdoch 'not a fit person' to run News Corporation

Rupert Murdoch is not a “fit person” to run a major international corporation, a committee of MPs said today.

Left: James Murdoch arrives at the High Court in London to give evidence to the Leveson Inquiry. Right, the Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt

James Murdoch's revenge: Evidence that shook Government to its core

Former BSkyB chief shocks Leveson Inquiry with frank disclosure of his close relationships with ministers, as Culture Secretary is urged to resign after explosive emails show his office briefed News Corp on £7.5bn BSkyB bid

Rupert Murdoch and the cover of the book by Tom Watson and Martin Hickman

News of the World asked reporters to 'dig dirt on MPs', claims book

The News of the World ordered its reporters to dig up dirt on the private lives of MPs on a committee investigating the phone hacking scandal as part of a campaign by Rupert Murdoch’s News International to thwart their inquiries, a new book on the saga claims.

David Beckham, Princess Diana's former butler Paul Burrell and actor Jude Law are rumoured to be targets

News Corp 'hacked phones on US soil' – so were these three the intended targets?

Lawyer who represented News of the World victims in Britain turns sights on paper's parent company

NOTW 'followed murder probe police'

Ex-Special Forces soldiers were employed by the News of the World to carry out surveillance on suspects and spy on a police intelligence unit during the hunt for the “Suffolk strangler”, the Leveson Inquiry was told today.

Paul Vallely: From across the Pond, Murdoch looks even murkier

Rupert Murdoch's luck may be running out, judging by a conversation I had with a group of British and US corporate lawyers. Across the Pond they see Murdoch's newspaper empire unravelling like a fraying sleeve. It seems that whatever wily move the Dirty Digger makes to salvage his position at his scandal-hit British papers, a new revelation pops up to deepen the crisis.

Ofcom looks at stripping Murdoch of BSkyB

Mogul under scrutiny in 'fit and proper' test

Leading article: A crucial week for Leveson

By the time part one of the Leveson Inquiry into press ethics finished taking evidence into phone hacking a few weeks ago, most people who had followed it felt somewhat wiser than they had been on the culture of wrongdoing that appeared to have flourished at one point in Rupert Murdoch's media empire.

'I hope our finding ... will provide some reassurance to the Dowler family'

'Lack of evidence' over Milly Dowler leak

Allegations that a Surrey police officer gave information to journalists during the investigation into the disappearance of Milly Dowler in 2002 are not supported by any "substantive or factual evidence", The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has said.

Surrey Police to face IPCC over NOTW involvement in Dowler case

The unanswered questions in Surrey Police's handling of the investigation and subsequent murder inquiry of Milly Dowler in 2002, and the force's close contact  with journalists from the News of World, is to be investigated by the police’s internal  watchdog authority, the IPCC.

NOTW 'given Milly Dowler phone number and pin by schoolchildren'

A News of the World journalist told police they got Milly Dowler's mobile phone number and pin from other schoolchildren, a report revealed today.

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