A senior police officer in the hacking inquiry has defended a dawn raid on Rebekah Brooks’s home in search of “hidden” evidence.
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Thursday 14 June 2012
The 22 key events and conversations going to the heart of the Government’s relationship with the Murdoch empire - that the PM can't remember...
George Osborne indicates Government will not support Leveson proposals for sweeping press regulation changes
Monday 11 June 2012
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.
Tuesday 29 May 2012
Rupert Murdoch was the 24th member of the Cabinet. On many major decisions his views were taken into account
Sunday 20 May 2012
When 50,000 civil servants were told last week that they should work from home for the duration of the Olympics, I imagine their first thought was how relieved they'll be to avoid all that annoying office etiquette. You know, like when you accidentally catch the eye of a colleague on the Tube platform in the morning and you both realise you're going to have to make small talk with each other all the way to work.
Monday 14 May 2012
Amnesia has many potential causes, and some are more obvious than others. In the 1945 noir classic The Lost Weekend, for example, alcoholism robs Ray Milland of recall, but with the 2010 remake shot at Dorneywood, the memory loss is harder to explain.
Sunday 13 May 2012
New book exposes desperation of the Tory leader to woo Murdoch
Andy McSmith: All right, she got a few texts from Cameron. But influential? Well connected? Don't make her LOL
Saturday 12 May 2012
Thursday 10 May 2012
David Cameron's own constituents believe he is too close to Rupert Murdoch and his media empire.
Wednesday 09 May 2012
Concern over ministerial advisers' role ahead of testimony that could damage Government
Friday 04 May 2012
The inquiry into the role of the press and the police in the phone-hacking scandal was announced by the Prime Minister last July. It opened, under Lord Justice Leveson, in November.
Friday 04 May 2012
Prime Minister David Cameron and Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt were today given the right to see Leveson Inquiry documents and witness statements in advance.
Wednesday 25 April 2012
Last week, Whitehall whispers suggested that David Cameron would delay his first major cabinet reshuffle until the autumn so he could promote Jeremy Hunt, who could not be moved until after the London Olympics.
Friday 20 April 2012
Rupert Murdoch's media empire was yesterday labelled a "toxic shadow state" as it was accused of launching a campaign of intimidation to blunt MPs' investigations into its alleged law breaking.
Monday 02 April 2012
Two suspects in Scotland Yard's phone-hacking inquiry have been rebailed.
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