Rebekah Brooks

Rupert Murdoch's life to be made into a TV show

Murdoch fans who have tired of the false intimacy of following him on Twitter are in for a treat; Southern Star Entertainment have announced the production of a four-hour programme for Australian television about the bedevilled media tycoon.

Anreas Whittam Smith: The buck stops with Rupert Murdoch

Imagine James Murdoch understood the meaning of the statement made by his father, Rupert, on Monday and saw his own fate. For commenting on the exposure of corrupt practices on an industrial scale at The Sun, the tycoon said, "the practices... described at the Leveson Inquiry are ones of the past and no longer exist at The Sun".

NOTW 'spied on detectives for suspect in murder case'

The News of the World tried to intimidate police detectives by placing them under surveillance in order to "subvert" a murder investigation whose key suspect had financial links to the Sunday tabloid, the Leveson Inquiry into the press and the police heard yesterday.