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  • ** FILE ** This Friday, May 11, 2012, file photo shows Rebekah Brooks, former chief executive of News International and her husband Charlie Brooks leaving the High Court in London. Brooks said Tuesday, May 15, 2012, she and her husband will face charges over Britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    Ex-tabloid editor faces phone hacking charges

    Ex-News of the World editor and News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks, her husband and four others will face charges over Britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal, British prosecutors said Thursday.


  • Former News of the World editor Rebekah Brooks gives evidence May 11, 2012, to Britain's media ethics inquiry in central London in this image from television. Brooks is a central figure in the scandal over tabloid phone hacking that has shaken both Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. and Britain's establishment. (Associated Press)

    Ex-tabloid chief spills on links to U.K.'s Cameron

    Former hotshot editor Rebekah Brooks drew Prime Minister David Cameron closer into Britain's tabloid phone hacking scandal Friday, saying he had offered her some support after the uproar over illegal journalistic practices forced her to quit.


  • Protesters dressed up as Rupert Murdoch (left) and his son James pose April 24, 2012, for photographers as they demonstrate outside the High Court in London. Rupert Murdoch was testifying during Lord Justice Brian Leveson's inquiry into media ethics to answer questions about Murdoch's role in the phone hacking scandal at his now-defunct News of the World tabloid. (Associated Press)

    Lawyer: U.K. police suspected phone hacking in 2002

    Local British police suspected more than 10 years ago that a missing schoolgirl's phone had been hacked by people associated with Rupert Murdoch's now-defunct News of the World tabloid, an attorney said Wednesday.


  • **FILE** Rupert Murdoch (right), Chairman of News Corporation, and his son James Murdoch, chief executive of News Corporation Europe and Asia, arrive July 10, 2011 at Rupert Murdoch's residence in central London. (Associated Press)

    Rupert Murdoch, politicians under pressure after report

    Not fit to run a major company. It is a damning judgment on Rupert Murdoch, a threat to his British assets — and a headache for Britain's government.


  • ** FILE ** This Sunday July 10, 2011, file photo shows chairman of News Corporation Rupert Murdoch, right, and his son James Murdoch, chief executive of News Corporation Europe and Asia, in central London. An influential group of British lawmakers say Rupert Murdoch is unfit to lead his global media empire. (AP Photo/Sang Tan, file)

    U.K. lawmakers: Rupert Murdoch unfit to lead company

    News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch is unfit to lead his media empire, an influential group of British lawmakers said Tuesday.


  • Rupert Murdoch: I panicked when I closed tabloid

    News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch said Thursday that he panicked when he closed the News of the World tabloid last year, one of a series of revealing exchanges made at an inquiry into British media ethics.


  • News Corp. head Rupert Murdoch and his wife, Wendi Deng, arrive at the High Court in London on Thursday, April 26, 2012, before Mr. Murdoch's appearance before the Leveson panel, which is investigating the British phone-hacking scandal. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

    Rupert Murdoch: I panicked when I closed tabloid

    News Corp. chief Rupert Murdoch said Thursday that he panicked when he closed the News of the World tabloid last year, one of a series of revealing exchanges made at an inquiry into British media ethics.


  • James Murdoch grilled over UK phone hacking

    James Murdoch defended his record at the head of his father's scandal-tarred British newspaper unit before a U.K. inquiry Tuesday, saying that subordinates prevented him from making a clean sweep at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid.


  • ** FILE ** James Murdoch (left) and his father, Rupert Murdoch, testify on Tuesday, July 19, 2011, before the British Parliament's Culture, Media and Sport Committee about the now-shuttered News of the World phone-hacking scandal. (Associated Press)

    James Murdoch steps down as BSkyB chairman

    Media executive James Murdoch, under pressure over his role in Britain's tabloid phone-hacking scandal, has stepped down as chairman of British Sky Broadcasting PLC, the company announced Tuesday.


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