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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.

Tom Watson's new book claims he was targeted by Rupert Murdoch's empire

Exclusive extracts from 'Dial M for Murdoch'

Few people have done so much to force the News International phone hacking scandal into the public eye as Tom Watson, the Labour MP. Here, in exclusive extracts from a sensational new book (written with The Independent's Martin Hickman), he reveals how he and other members of the Commons select committee were targeted by a media empire that, he claims, ruthlessly discouraged unwelcome attention

Rupert Murdoch and the cover of the book by Tom Watson and Martin Hickman

News of the World asked reporters to 'dig dirt on MPs', claims book

The News of the World ordered its reporters to dig up dirt on the private lives of MPs on a committee investigating the phone hacking scandal as part of a campaign by Rupert Murdoch’s News International to thwart their inquiries, a new book on the saga claims.

Times Editor James Harding, whose paper is being sued by Detective constable Richard Horton, writer of the Night Jack blog

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New Sky chair 'well placed' to support Murdoch bid

BSkyB's decision to promote Nicholas Ferguson to chairman and News International boss Tom Mockridge as his deputy shows Rupert Murdoch remains focused on taking over the pay-TV giant, analysts said last night.

Reshuffle at top shows Murdoch still has designs on Sky takeover

BSkyB's decision to promote Nicholas Ferguson to chairman and News International (NI) boss Tom Mockridge as his deputy shows Rupert Murdoch remains focused on taking over the pay-TV giant, analysts said last night.

Rupert Murdoch and his son James feel the pressure against their TV empire

Scandal spreads to Murdoch TV empire

Allegations of corporate espionage in satellite broadcasting may attract unwanted attention from US authorities

News Corp subsidiary accused over rival's collapse

A website used to spread information on how to pirate pay television smart cards belonging to the defunct ITV Digital was funded by part of Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, it was claimed last night.

James Cusick: From Sicily to the US courts – the trail of evidence could hit Murdoch where it hurts

News Corporation cannot afford to put a foot wrong. However uncomfortable the fallout from the phone-hacking scandal has been for Rupert Murdoch in the UK, wider questions about the way News Corp has been governed now hold the potential to do serious damage to the company's global brand.

David Cameron reveals Tory donors dinners list

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Matthew Norman on Monday: Forget about Ken for London Mayor, vote for Eddie Izzard

Every now and then in the life of a blighted political campaign, a comical fiasco extinguishes the flickering flame of hope. For Ken Livingstone Inc (company mission statement: pay tax as I say, not as I do), it surely arrived when Bob "Carrion" Crow dipped his beak into the decaying flesh of his mayoral ambitions.

BSkyB insists removal of website article did not challenge editorial independence

BSkyB today insisted that a decision by its chief executive to order the removal of a story about Formula 1 from the Sky News website for 40 hours did not represent a challenge to the channel’s editorial independence.

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Larry King stars on Carlos Slim TV station

The Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is financing an internet television channel that will include an interview show hosted by Larry King.

Ofcom looks at stripping Murdoch of BSkyB

Mogul under scrutiny in 'fit and proper' test

Mood in Wapping: Anger and confusion in the newsroom at shock exit

The mood of mutiny that has existed in the newsrooms of News International since the first arrests of journalists on the News of the World and The Sun simply got angrier and more confused yesterday.

Leading article: Mr Murdoch's humiliating departure

The departure of James Murdoch as executive chairman of News International is not, in the broad sweep of history, an especially momentous event. Still only 39, he held the post for four, not particularly distinguished, years; he moves on to what are believed to be his first loves, global television and New York. In the narrower context of British newspapers, however, and the annals of the Murdoch media empire, his move carries enormous significance and symbolism.

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