News Former correspondent of the News of the World and Sunday Mirror Dan Evans arrives at the Old Bailey

“Shock” and “anxiety” ran through the editorial floor of the News of the World the day two people were arrested in 2006 in connection with phone hacking. The description, from the former News International staff journalist Dan Evans, was told to the jury at the phone hacking trial.

Boris Johnson said on 23 May: My meetings with News International have already been made public

Johnson row over dinner meeting with Murdoch

Boris Johnson was at the centre of a new row over his links to Rupert Murdoch yesterday after it emerged that he "dropped into" dinner with the media tycoon shortly before the police launched a new inquiry into phone hacking at the News of the World.

Boris Johnson said on 23 May: My meetings with News International have already been made public

Boris Johnson under fresh pressure over Rupert Murdoch meeting

Boris Johnson’s links to News International came under fresh scrutiny today after it emerged he had a dinner with Rupert Murdoch days before the Metropolitan Police launched a new inquiry into phone hacking.

Rupert Murdoch's history of Britain: BSkyB to launch major educational initiative inside UK classrooms

Children will be taught the history of Britain according to Rupert Murdoch’s BSkyB when the broadcaster launches a major educational initiative inside British classrooms.

In accounts seen by The Independent Mr Murdoch’s iPhone account is listed as active

Police study James Murdoch's 'secret' iPhone account

Scotland Yard detectives investigating phone hacking at the News of the World are examining the call records of four newly discovered Apple iPhones issued to senior executives at News International.

Leveson threatened to quit after public attack by Gove

The judge leading the investigation into media ethics in the wake of the phone hacking scandal was poised to quit following a public attack on the probe by the Education Secretary, it was reported today.

Murdoch pressured Blair to rush into Iraq war, says Campbell in diaries

Spin doctor's claims in latest book contradict media mogul's evidence at Leveson Inquiry

Cameron defended his appointment of Jeremy Hunt and his decision to hire Andy Coulson as his director of communications

Cameron defends Hunt, Coulson – and his Christmas with Murdoch

The Prime Minister's testimony may have contained a number of memory lapses, but what he did recall was revealing

Three arrests in corrupt payments investigation

Three people, including a journalist from The Sun and a former prison officer, were arrested yesterday by officers investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials.

Cameron's 22 memory lapses at Leveson

David Cameron today claimed that he had no recollection of more than 20 key events and conversations going to the heart of his Government’s relationship with the Murdoch empire.

Some of the senior Lib Dems are set to give their support to a Labour Party motion on Jeremy Hunt this week

Jeremy Hunt pledges Government will be 'transparent' over special advisers

The Government will be "at least as transparent" about the work of special advisers as the Labour administration, Jeremy Hunt said as he announced the appointment of a new aide.

Murdoch's 39 per cent controlling stake in BSkyB is under threat

BSkyB nets £3bn deal to show top English football for next three years

Rupert Murdoch brushed off his media scandals yesterday with a spectacular coup to maintain his grip on Britain's pay-TV market.

Nick Clegg was warned that Murdoch's papers would turn against Lib Dems if they opposed BSkyB bid

Nick Clegg was warned that if the Liberal Democrats opposed the Murdoch empire’s bid for BSkyB his newspapers would turn on the party.

Rupert Murdoch sought Europe policy change, Sir John Major tells Leveson Inquiry

Former Conservative prime minister Sir John Major today told an inquiry into press standards that media tycoon Rupert Murdoch asked him to change policy on Europe.

Blow by blow: how George Osborne dodged the crucial punches

Cosy relationship with Murdochs denied in polished performance

Leveson Inquiry: Brown accuses Sun of carrying out a vendetta against him

Gordon Brown accused the Sun of carrying out a vendetta against him during his last years as Prime Minister.

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