George Osborne today gave the clearest indication yet that the Government will not support proposals for sweeping changes to press regulation even if they are proposed by the Leveson Inquiry.
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.
Police make their latest move as James Murdoch writes letter to distance himself from wrongdoing
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.
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.
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."
Rupert Murdoch had far more frequent and hands-on contact with his London tabloid editors than he admitted in his evidence to MPs last week, his biographer claimed yesterday.
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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