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Leveson inquiry: James Murdoch and Hunt’s contact with News Corp over BSkyB bid

James Murdoch’s appearance at the Leveson Inquiry has shone an uncomfortable light on News Corporation’s abandoned takeover of BSkyB and Secretary of State Jeremy Hunt’s role in the process.

Emails released as part of the inquiry suggest Hunt was in close contact with News Corp during the Autumn of 2010 as the media giant tried to gain full control of BSkyB. Read more on Leveson inquiry: James Murdoch and Hunt’s contact with News Corp over BSkyB bid…

Ex-#NOTW editor Thurlbeck re-arrested on suspicion of intimidation of witness

Former chief reporter of the News of the World, Neville Thurlbeck, was this afternoon arrested on suspicion of intimidating a witness.

He has been on bail since April 5 2011 when he was arrested on suspicion of phone hacking. His arrest comes in the same week that Rebekah Brooks and her husband, Charlie Brooks, were arrested along with four others. Read more on Ex-#NOTW editor Thurlbeck re-arrested on suspicion of intimidation of witness…

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