The UK's competition watchdog looks poised to launch an in-depth investigation into Rupert Murdoch's £11.7bn swoop for Sky after British culture secretary Karen Bradley said she was "minded" to refer the bid for further scrutiny.
Thu, 29 Jun, 2017
Former News International boss Rebekah Brooks began giving evidence in her defence at the phone hacking trial today after she was formally cleared of a charge linked to a picture of Prince William dressed as a bikini-clad Bond girl at a Sandhurst party.
Thu, 20 Feb, 2014
The trial of Rebekah Brooks, who ran Rupert Murdoch’s British newspaper arm, was shown film footage of her husband involved in what prosecutors say was a botched plan to hide evidence from police investigating allegations of phone-hacking.
Wed, 15 Jan, 2014
In the midst of his company’s hacking scandal, Rupert Murdoch headed to his London apartment and emerged with the News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks on his arm. Asked by a reporter about his priorities, Murdoch answered: “This one,” gesturing with his thumb to Brooks.
Tue, 29 Oct, 2013
IN the year that the Cork writer Patrick Galvin died, my own Patrick Galvin was also in his final days. My father wasn’t distinguished or a man of letters: he had worked in the factories of Coventry from his early 30s, as a machinist, been widowed young and raised two daughters.
Mon, 21 Oct, 2013
Max Clifford, 69, who was arrested on suspicion of sexual offences, is one of the most influential publicity agents in Britain who has represented everyone from OJ Simpson to Mohamed Al Fayed, working closely with the press to manage, break, and stop stories about his clients.
Fri, 07 Dec, 2012