Tag Archives: Rebekah Brooks

Phone hacking scandal costs Murdoch family $1bn

The News of the World phone hacking scandal isn’t about money is it? It’s about rights and ethics and the Murdoch family’s desire to retain control of News Corporation surely. Maybe it is but sleuths at the Financial Times have ...

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Now Murdoch phone hacking scandal brings down top cop Stephenson – will James Murdoch and PM David Cameron be next?

Well it seems an extraordinary idea doesn’t it? UK PM David Cameron being forced to resign over the Murdoch newspapers phone hacking scandal. But don’t rule it out. Tonight Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson (pictured) stunned just about everybody ...

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That was the (former News International boss) Rebekah Brooks that was

News International CEO Rebekah Brooks resigned today, as we forecast she would have to do weeks ago. The unfortunate Mrs Brooks, one of PM David Cameron’s closest chums, now faces a formidable monstering by serried politicians (next Tuesday, for starters), ...

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Now PM Cameron recommends ad-style regulation for erring UK newspapers – another U-turn David?

Another scandal. Another U-turn. Another week in coalition government. Just four months ago, Home Office minister James Brokenshire told the House of Commons that “we believe that the Press Complaints Commission (PCC) acts as an effective check on the industry ...

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Murdoch contagion may spread to US, Brooks in the frame over Brown

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation, an American company, could be investigated by Federal authorities if they decide paying Metropolitan Police officers in London counts as illegally trying to secure business under the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. Germany’s Daimler AG and ...

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