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Will the Murdochs reach for Sky again?

Ambiguous comments from the Fox chief executive over the fate of the media dynasty’s stake in the  broadcaster has ignited speculation that it will either launch another takeover bid – or sell up completely

NI executives to be challenged on gagging clauses

MPs are to ask former News of the World executives this week whether phone-hacking victims have been offered substantially increased cash settlements from Rupert Murdoch's News International in return for signing gagging agreements.

Phone-Hacking: The Smoking Gun

News International executives were told four years ago that phone hacking was rife at the News of the World and subsequently paid a jailed employee a quarter of a million pounds after he claimed that Andy Coulson authorised and then tried to hide the extent of it at the newspaper when he was editor.

Andy Coulson faces new hacking questions

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson today faced fresh questions over his role in the phone-hacking scandal after MPs released documents claiming the practice was "widely discussed" at the newspaper.

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Gordon Taylor urged to come clean about £725,000 payout

Gordon Taylor, chief executive of the Professional Footballers' Association, must break his silence over phone-hacking and explain why he was paid £725,000 in damages for being targeted by the News of the World, MPs said last night.