The political scandal over Rupert Murdoch's battle to buy BSkyB moved closer to David Cameron last night after new evidence undermined the Prime Minister's claim that his Government was scrupulously even-handed in deciding on the £8bn deal.
Devastating memo shown to Leveson Inquiry puts PM in line of fire
Rupert Murdoch is not a “fit person” to run a major international corporation, a committee of MPs said today.
Rupert Murdoch was in London yesterday preparing for his appearance before the Leveson Inquiry to answer questions about his relationship with prime ministers from Margaret Thatcher to David Cameron.
An email hints Colin Myler met Murdoch to discuss the Gordon Taylor payout in May 2008
Labour MP challenges chairman's insistence that no more witnesses will be summoned
MPs will rule on whether James Murdoch told them the truth about when he was informed of the extent of phone hacking at the News of the World.
James Murdoch is being questioned for the second time by the culture select committee over phone hacking.
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.
Chris Bryant MP has been barracked by the tabloids for seven years. But as a man who has experienced far worse – an alcoholic mother, state terrorism and intense poverty in his parish while he was a vicar – he wasn't about to stop hounding Rupert into the dock
"Captain America: utter, utter, utter tosh."
So, here we are splashing on the phone-hacking saga with a story that the Culture Media and Sport Select Committee chairman John Whittingdale says is “horrific, if unsurprising”.
It's quite confusing, isn't it? Let Matthew Bell guide you through the twists and turns of this Shakespearean drama
James Murdoch's position as chairman of BSkyB will be discussed at this Thursday's board meeting ahead of the broadcaster's results on Friday.
Scotland Yard considering action after request from Tom Watson
Claims that James Murdoch knew three years ago that phone hacking at the News of the World was not confined to a single "rogue" reporter have been referred to the police.