Murdoch quits as News International director

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has stepped down as a director of News International, the group that owns The Times, The Sunday Times and The Sun.

Phone-hacking: 2 journalists arrested

Two journalists were arrested as part of a probe related to the phone-hacking controversy at media baron Rupert Murdoch`s News of the World tabloid.

Rupert Murdoch slams `creepy and weird cult` Scientology

In the wake of the recent Katie Holmes and Tom Cruise divorce, Rupert Murdoch has taken to his Twitter account to slam Scientology, which he described as “very weird cult.”

News Corp lawyer says 500 hacking claims possible

Rupert Murdoch closed the News of the World last July amid an outcry over its wrongdoing.

Phone-hacking: Senior UK cops under probe

Two senior British police officials are being investigated for their conduct during a 10-year-old investigation into the alleged hacking of the phone of murdered teenager Milly Dowler.

Russell Crowe to play Rupert Murdoch?

Crowe is in line to portray media tycoon Rupert Murdoch in a new film.

UK: Inquiry reveals cosy ties between press, political class

The inquiry follows the controversy involving News of the World and other newspapers published by News International whose parent company, News Corp, is headed by the world`s biggest media tycoon Rupert Murdoch.

Murdoch Empire must be broken: Miliband

Targeting David cameron during speech in Birmingham, Miliband alleged that Cameron "does not stand up to the rich and powerful".

`Murdoch urged Blair not to delay Iraq invasion`

Alastair Campbell says Tony Blair was left puzzled by Rupert Murdoch`s clumsy efforts to pressure the UK into backing Iraq invasion.

No record of ‘war’ call to Murdoch: Gordon Brown

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown said that records released by the Cabinet Office confirmed that he did not call Murdoch to declare "war" on News Corp.

UK phone-hacking: Senior cop among 4 arrested

A City of London police superintendent is among four persons arrested in connection with one of the inquiries set up in the wake of the phone-hacking controversy at Rupert Murdoch`s now defunct News of the World tabloid.

Phone-hacking: Rebekah Brooks bailed by UK court

Rebekah Brooks appeared in court to face charges related to the News of The World phone-hacking scandal.

Murdoch demanded policy change: John Major

Former British PM John Major told an inquiry that Rupert Murdoch demanded a change in his govt`s policy on Europe.

`Murdoch lied under oath to media ethics inquiry’

Former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown has accused Rupert Murdoch of lying under oath at a media ethics inquiry.

UK Phone-hacking probe: Cameron to give evidence

Cameron and his deputy Nick Clegg are among the top members of the Conservative-Lib Dem government who will face the inquiry into the media ethics next week.

UK media waged vendetta against Cherie: Tony Blair

Former British prime minister Tony Blair said coverage of his family showed a fundamental problem with the press.

‘News International tried to blackmail UK MPs’

UK police probing illegal news gathering methods by Murdoch’s newspaper group are investigating whether News International blackmailed politicians.

Phone-hacking row: Tony Blair to discuss press-politics links

Former British Premier Tony Blair is the first among high-profile politicians scheduled to appear before the public inquiry, which is televised live.

UK politician: Blair, Brown too close to Murdoch

One of the British Labour Party`s most seasoned operatives said his party`s leadership may have gotten too close to media tycoon Rupert Murdoch.

When Murdoch, ex-editor `almost came to fisticuffs`

Murdoch, who appeared before the inquiry last month, had referred to Evans in unflattering terms, which provoked Evans to ridicule him.