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Two top ex-Murdoch journalists face UK phone-hacking charges

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 17:13

Two former senior journalists at Rupert Murdoch`s defunct British tabloid the News of the World will be charged with conspiring to hack phones, prosecutors said Wednesday.

BSkyB to pay $9 billion to create Sky Europe

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 22:57

Britain's BSkyB has agreed to pay USD9 billion to buy Rupert Murdoch`s pay-TV companies in Germany and Italy, taking its hunt for growth into Europe by creating a media powerhouse with 20 million customers.

Fox-Time Warner deal would give Murdoch new heft in China

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 15:19

Time Warner`s board rejected Murdoch`s $80 billion offer, but the Fox chairman is expected to continue the chase. 

Australia should welcome immigrants: Murdoch

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 03:27

Global press baron Rupert Murdoch has urged Australia to be open to immigrants and engage more deeply with Asia, as he celebrated 50 years of the national newspaper he founded, The Australian.

UK PM`s ex-media chief Coulson jailed for Murdoch tabloid hacking

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 15:23

British Prime Minister David Cameron`s former media chief Andy Coulson was jailed for 18 months on Friday for being complicit in industrial scale phone-hacking by journalists at the Rupert Murdoch tabloid he edited.

Kate Middleton`s red dress sets new trend

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 21:04

Ever since Kate Middleton stepped out in a red dress, the demand for similar outfits has gone up and online stores have been bombarded with orders.

Despite London acquittals, U.S. probe of News Corp continues

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 06:04

More than a year after asking for and receiving emails from News Corp`s U.S. operation related to allegations of phone hacking and bribery, the FBI is still investigating whether British-based representatives of the media company may have broken U.S. law, sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Murdoch in Britain in wake of phone-hacking trial

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 20:33

News Corporation executive chairman Rupert Murdoch visited the headquarters of his British newspaper division in London today after his protege Rebekah Brooks was cleared of phone hacking in a high-profile trial.

Murdoch protegee Brooks cleared of all hacking charges in UK trial

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:50

Both were former editors of Murdoch`s News of the World, the 168-year-old tabloid the media mogul closed in July 2011.

Andy Coulson guilty in UK phone-hacking trial, Brooks cleared

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 17:23

Former Rupert Murdoch confidante Rebekah Brooks was cleared of all charges while former News of the World editor Andy Coulson was convicted of plotting to hack phones in a dramatic end to Britain`s marathon media trial on Tuesday.

Murdoch's News Corp sells community newspapers

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 10:27

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Said today it was selling a group of 11 community newspapers as part of a move to globalise and digitise its publishing operations.

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp sells community newspapers

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 02:49

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. Said today it was selling a group of 11 community newspapers as part of a move to globalise and digitise its publishing operations.