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Britain's House of Commons has rejected a proposal to bar abortion providers from counseling women about their decisions on whether to terminate their pregnancies.
British lawmakers are reconsidering the country's approach to abortion, igniting a debate over whether clinics that are paid to carry out abortions should also be allowed to give advice to women unsure how to handle an unwanted pregnancy.
Convicted phone hacker Clive Goodman warned more than four years ago that illegal eavesdropping was widely used at the News of the World and its senior journalists had approved the practice, according to a letter published by British lawmakers Tuesday.
Lawyers and former executives have cast fresh doubt on the denials made by Rupert and James Murdoch about Britain's phone hacking scandal, raising the prospect that the media tycoon's son could be recalled for a new grilling by Parliament.
Lawyers and former executives have cast fresh doubt on the denials made by Rupert and James Murdoch over Britain's phone hacking scandal, raising the prospect that the media tycoon's son could be recalled for a new grilling by U.K. legislators.
Media scion James Murdoch, his father's heir apparent, was under fire Friday over claims by former newspaper executives that he misled lawmakers about what he knew, and when, about Britain's phone-hacking scandal.
Prime Minister David Cameron's former communications director did not have a top-level security clearance, which spared him from the most stringent type of vetting, a published report said Thursday.
Prime Minister David Cameron dragged his political foes into Britain's phone-hacking scandal at a raucous session of Parliament on Wednesday, distancing himself from a former aide at the heart of the allegations and denying his staff tried to thwart police investigations.
Prime Minister David Cameron dragged his political foes into Britain's phone-hacking scandal Wednesday as he sought to distance himself from a former aide at the heart of the allegations and denied that his staff had tried to thwart police investigations.