British Prime Minister David Cameron, defending his integrity in an emergency debate in parliament, said on Wednesday he regretted the uproar caused by his hiring of a former newspaper editor at the heart of a phone-hacking scandal.
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.
British PM David Cameron cut short a trip to Africa and will fly home on Tuesday to defend himself from a scandal that has battered Rupert Murdoch's media empire, forced British police chiefs to resign and raised doubts about the prime minister's judgment.
Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch refused a summons by Britain's parliament to answer questions over alleged crimes at one of his newspapers, leaving a senior executive from his media empire to face lawmakers keen to break the media mogul's grip on politics.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation has announced that it is dropping its planned bid to take full ownership of satellite broadcaster BSkyB. The announcement came as the House of Commons prepared to vote for a motion supported by all major party leaders calling on Mr Murdoch to do so.