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Flashes of passion from Rupert Murdoch on his 'most humble day'

Looking frail, sometimes hesitant, but with flashes of the anger and passion for which he is known, Rupert Murdoch came before Parliament yesterday to apologise for the phone hacking at his best-selling British newspaper, describing it as "the most humble day of my career".

Vulnerable heir James Murdoch defends gagging deals

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We may still be paying Milly Dowler hacker's bills, admits Murdoch

News Corp has been paying the legal bills of the convicted criminal who is suspected of hacking the mobile phone of the murdered schoolgirl Milly Dowler.

NI paid legal fees for hacking pair

News International made payments to phone hackers Clive Goodman and Glenn Mulcaire after they were convicted of the crime, James Murdoch admitted today.

'Most humble day' for Rupert Murdoch

A contrite Rupert Murdoch today appeared before MPs and declared: "This is the most humble day of my life".

Letter from the editor: The weakest link

BBC Parliament (504 on Sky, 81 on Freeview) is likely to garner record viewing figures at 2.30pm today when a reluctant Rupert and James Murdoch will appear before the Commons Culture, Media and Sport committee, to be followed at 3.30pm by their ex-CEO Rebekah Brooks.

Murdochs in the dock

The phone hacking scandal that has claimed the jobs of Britain's two most high-profile police officers, caused the closure of one of the country's most famous newspapers, prompted 10 arrests so far and led to calls for the resignation of the Prime Minister reaches a critical juncture today with a moment of high drama to rival anything that the British media has produced before, either in real life or fiction.

David Prosser: Why James Murdoch must step down as chairman of BSkyB

Outlook: Sky, now a prominent FTSE 100 company, deserves a chairman who is able to devote the sort of time to its affairs that befits an operation of such scale

Letter from the editor: The story that keeps giving

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John Whittingdale: I am not too close to Murdochs

John Whittingdale, who will be in the chair when MPs question Rupert and James Murdoch tomorrow, had to fend off accusations yesterday that he was too close to the pair.

Jonathan Trigell: 'This is a book I was born to write'

Jonathan Trigell talks to James Kidd about the gene-manipulating technologies in his dystopian new novel – and about his own genetic inheritence

Murdoch pins his hopes on Elisabeth

Will News Corp boss be allowed to put his eldest daughter on the board?

Murdoch mysteries: The great phone-hacking quiz

Fingers on the buzzer! Get ready to test your knowledge of the scandal spreading around the world. Asking the questions is Matthew Bell (answers at bottom of page)

How the outsiders took control

Elisabeth Murdoch could yet be her father's saviour

The MPs against the Murdochs: countdown to epic battle begins

Oliver Wright previews the big fight – and the questions that could deliver a knockout

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