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Investors complain about ‘lack of visibility’ around bonus scheme for directors

PM 'must apologise' over Andy Coulson



Prime Minister David Cameron must apologise for his "appalling error of judgment" in hiring ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson, Ed Miliband insisted today.

The Sketch: MPs roared and reined in the foul media beast

"It is a foul deed," Baroness Rawlings told the Lords during their Urgent Question on phone hacking. It was a nice echo from an age when foul deeds were committed and their authors didn't end up on a celebrity catwalk.

Stephen Glover: Rebekah Brooks will still have to go in the end

They've made a show of punishing an institution while those responsible escape retribution

Tears, then rage, as journalists are told that they face the sack

Announcement was greeted with disbelief at News International's Wapping offices

Newspaper 'sacrificed to save one woman'

Staff rage as News of the World is closed over hacking scandal, while Rupert Murdoch refuses to comment on rumours of new Sunday paper

James Murdoch's statement in full

News International chairman James Murdoch announced today that this Sunday's issue of the News of the World will be the last edition of the paper.

Murdoch: News of the World to close after Sunday

The News of the World was sacrificed tonight after a series of increasingly damaging allegations left its reputation in tatters.

Murdoch empire in crisis

Families of war dead added to reported hacking victims as Prime Minister bows to pressure for public inquiry

Gloom is back, warns Murdoch

Companies and individuals alike have become much more anxious about the state of the economy over the past month, James Murdoch, the deputy chief operating officer of News Corporation, told an advertising conference in Cannes yesterday.

The Business On... Jeremy Darroch, chief executive, BSkyB

The man waiting for the Murdochs to swoop?

Murdoch & Son: James anointed as successor at the $60bn family firm

Mogul's youngest son moves to New York for new executive role

Ian Burrell: This is like removing a hostage from a danger zone

Less than a month after his father Rupert's 80th birthday, James Murdoch is returning to New York in a newly created, powerful role. The appointment appears to confirm that the fourth of the media mogul's six children is the chosen successor as head of the News Corporation empire.

Culture Secretary defends News Corp plans

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt has defended his handling of News Corp's plans to spin off Sky News to address concerns over its planned takeover of BSkyB.

Murdoch sued for nepotism over £400m deal for daughter's firm

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp is being sued by shareholders for the alleged "nepotism" of buying his daughter Elisabeth's television production company Shine for more than £400m. The Amalgamated Bank of New York (ABNY) and the Central Labourers Pension Fund (CLPF), both shareholders in News Corp, have filed complaints that accuse the media mogul of treating the business "like a wholly-owned family candy store".

Stephen Glover: How Rupert Murdoch lost control of his own story

He doesn't need to prove that Brooks knew about phone hacking to conclude that she's not the person to sort out the mess
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