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'Lick of paint' to solve EURO crisis

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Labour's 'war war', AND 'jaw jaw'

What Will Happen next?ED MILIBAND'S constant dogging of the PM's judgement to hire ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson as a spin chief in No 10 when he became PM backfired today as MPs were summoned back for a one day extravaganza to discuss "hackgate."

Stop corruption: 'Pay MPs a million annually,' quips Murdoch

Chris Gaynor

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch, who was quizzed by MPs for the very first time on the the British media parliamentary committee on Tuesday joked that UK MPs should earn at least £1m pounds a year - like in Singapore where the conduct by politicians is "exemplary".

Call Back Blair?

Former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair. Blair was...

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Hacking scandal latest: PM faces mounting pressure to quit, and Assistant Commissioner Yates does quit

David Cameron: Under FireLabour politicians are gunning for PM David Cameron to resign and take responsibility for his error of judgement over hiring ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson into the heart of the Downing Street spin machine in light of the phone hacking sc

Murdoch scandal latest: Met Chief quits and Brooks arrested

Empowerment 2

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Chris Gaynor

Two top dogs in the British establishment have been pushed or jumped: Met Police chief Sir Paul Stephenson - after admitting to getting a free trip to a health spa worth £12,000 - and News International CEO Rebekah Brooks who was later arrested.

House of Commons moral hypocrisy

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Media Godfather Rupert Murdoch

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Gordon's back and 'hacked off' with the Murdoch empire

DAVOS/SWITZERLAND, 29JAN10 - David Cameron, Le...

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Murdoch latest: Police 'fold' when probed by vengeful politicians

Keith Vaz, British Labour politician, at a mar...


Self-righteous MPs on the British parliament's Home Affairs Select Committee led by Labour MP Keith Vaz, pictured, quizzed past and present Metropolitan police chiefs yesterday over the hacking-gate scandal that has dogged the UK media for more than a week.