Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch and his son James testified Tuesday to a British parliamentary committee at which he defended his son and his company over a scandal that has rocked the British establishment.
Police have said that former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown may have been a victim of phone hacking by an investigator working for British newspapers, his spokeswoman said on Monday.
The News of the World newspaper bought contact details about the royal family from a policeman, the BBC reported today, deepening the scandal engulfing the News Corp media empire.
British government lawyers are drawing up a plan to block Rupert Murdoch's bid for the pay-TV operator BSkyB, the Independent newspaper reported on Monday.
The final edition of the paper engulfed in a phone hacking scandal was published today as Rupert Murdoch headed to London to try to save the bigger prize of his takeover of the British broadcaster BSkyB.
This Sunday's edition of London’s The News of the World will be its last, News International chairman James Murdoch has said, after days of increasingly damaging allegations against the paper.