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“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.

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Jeremy Hunt should have resigned, says Lib Dems' Lord Oakeshott

A senior Liberal Democrat has said culture secretary Jeremy Hunt should have resigned following his evidence to the Leveson Inquiry about News Corp's failed takeover of BSkyB.

Leveson to train his sights on the big guns of British politics

Martin Hickman anticipates next week's key questions

Warsi investigation 'to pick up loose ends'

An inquiry in to whether Conservative Party co-chairman Baroness Warsi breached the ministerial code will pick up any loose ends, Prime Minister David Cameron said today. 

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Danger looms for David Cameron as Commons set to vote on Jeremy Hunt

David Cameron launched an impassioned defence of Jeremy Hunt yesterday ahead of a parliamentary motion calling for the embattled Culture Secretary to be investigated for breaking the Ministerial Code.

The PM David Cameron attends a wedding in a lounge suit rather than a morning suit

Cameron shrugs off Hunt emails to Murdochs

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt exchanged text messages with James Murdoch even after being given "quasi-judicial" responsibility for News Corp's takeover of BSkyB, the Leveson Inquiry heard yesterday.

Labour to call for Jeremy Hunt code investigation

Pressure has continued to mount on Jeremy Hunt after Labour revealed it will force a Commons vote calling for the beleaguered Culture Secretary to face an independent investigation into claims he breached the ministerial code.

Leading article: Not enough to exonerate Mr Hunt over News Corp

Of the three charges, none was answered sufficiently well to let the minister off the hook

Ian Burrell: These texts raise real doubts about Jeremy Hunt's even-handedness

For those who had already made up their mind that Jeremy Hunt had to go, the newly-released texts from the Culture Secretary were mere confirmation of his role as a cheerleader for Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp.

Hunt in the clear, says Cameron

Jeremy Hunt held on to his place in the Cabinet today, after Prime Minister David Cameron decided not to order an investigation into whether he breached the ministerial code of conduct in his handling of the News Corporation bid for BSkyB.

Martin Hickman: Defending the indefensible proves a tricky job for Hunt

Jeremy Hunt had a tricky job: defending the indefensible. Unsurprisingly, he struggled to balance his support for News Corp (Broadcast magazine called him a “cheerleader” for Rupert Murdoch) and his insistence that he impartially judged the mogul’s biggest ever business deal: the £8bn takeover of BSkyB.

Amol Rajan: After this morning, Leveson
has to ask Osborne to give evidence

QC reveals explosive new evidence of text messages

involving Hunt, Murdoch and Chancellor

Cable: 'I had heard of veiled threats that if I made the wrong decision the party would be 'done over''

Martin Hickman: A twist of fate, and Vince Cable soon became a thorn in Rupert Murdoch's side

For simplicity, News Corp operated a two-party state. The Liberal Democrats were surplus to requirements and marginalised – ignored rather than ridiculed (the fate awaiting Labour or Tories when out of favour).

Jeremy Hunt to appear at Leveson inquiry

Beleaguered Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt will appear before Lord Justice Leveson tomorrow in what is expected to be a key day of drama for the inquiry.

Rupert Murdoch is a great man, says Michael Gove

The relationship between the press and politicians is not always in the public interest, Michael Gove said today.

Lance Price: Pull the other one, Tony. You let Murdoch shape policy

Rupert Murdoch was the 24th member of the Cabinet. On many major decisions his views were taken into account

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