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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.
James Murdoch is being prepped by a litigation specialist to help explain why he failed to tell MPs of discussions he had with the News of the World editor on the "options" they faced over phone hacking.
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.
"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”.
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.
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.
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.
News of the World's former legal manager and editor dispute committee evidence
Testimonies from the Murdochs and Brooks on Tuesday still leave key gaps in the story
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.
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.
The mounting pressure on the Met’s Sir Paul Stephenson after revelations of his Champneys stay and his various links with Neil Wallis was set to lead this morning’s news agenda. Until...
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)