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  • Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne holds Disraeli's original budget box as he leaves 11 Downing Street for Parliament.

    UK Finance Minister George Osborne faced controversy Monday as allegations resurfaced about him taking cocaine with a former madam.

  • James Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch and Chairman and Chief Executive of News Corporation, Europe and Asia.

    The Metropolitan Police arrested another suspect as part of their investigations into phone hacking at the now closed News of the World newspaper, London's Metropolitan police said on Thursday.

  • James Murdoch speaking in front of Parliament

    The travails of the Murdoch family over the phone-hacking scandal at their UK newspaper empire are far from over.

  • Rupert Murdoch

    When Rupert Murdoch sat down with his board on Tuesday for the first time since a phone hacking scandal overseas plunged his company into turmoil, he was surrounded by a lot of familiar, friendly faces, the New York Times reports.

  • News Corp. Chairman Rupert Murdoch looks down as he leaves the One Aldwych Hotel surrounded by his personal security team to speak with reporters after meeting with the family of murdered school girl Milly Dowler on July 15, 2011 in London, England.

    It wasn't all about eating humble pie, both figurative and real, for Rupert Murdoch. The head of News Corp also hit back saying investigative journalism had helped UK politics and the country should emulate Singapore's pay for top politicians.

  • News Corp.'s headquarters in New York.

    Over the last month, many Americans watched from a distance in horror or amusement as it became evident that the News Corporation regarded Britain’s legal and political institutions as its own private club.

  • James Murdoch speaking in front of Parliament

    James Murdoch might have spared himself some embarrassment if he had paid the legal fees for an investigator accused in the phone hacking scandal, the New York Times reports.

  • James Murdoch, son of Rupert Murdoch and Chairman and Chief Executive of News Corporation, Europe and Asia.

    James Murdoch, the under-fire chairman of BSkyB, was kept on with the unanimous support of the board, the chief financial officer of the cable television company told CNBC Friday.

  • A pile of old cellular phones.

    The phone hacking crisis causing turmoil at News Corp subsidiary News International will not extend to rival Daily Mail & General Trust, according to the company's chief executive.

  • Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    As part of a preliminary investigation into the growing News Corp. phone-hacking scandal, the U.S. Department of Justice is preparing subpoenas of the media company relating to its alleged hacking of voicemail of Sept. 11 victims and foreign bribery, according to the Wall Street Journal.

  • Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    A UK Member of Parliament has written to the board of News Corp calling for Rupert and James Murdoch to be suspended over phone hacking at the company.

  • Rupert Murdoch, chief executive officer of News Corp., sits in a car as he is driven along Whitehall, prior to a parliamentary committee hearing on the phone hacking scandal.

    A legal battle over alleged computer hacking of a US marketing company by a News Corp subsidiary has been referred to US authorities by a senior lawmaker, the FT reports.

  • David Cameron

    David Cameron told the British parliament of his regrets over hiring former News Corp employee Andy Coulson, who was arrested over phone-hacking allegations.

  • Rupert Murdoch, Chairman and CEO of News Corporation

    An influential committee of British lawmakers has condemned News International's actions on phone hacking and accused News Corp's British newspaper wing of trying to "deliberately thwart" the police investigation into the initial allegations.

  • Murdoch Eats Humble Pie

    Dramatic testimony as News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch and heir apparent James Murdoch were girlled for 2.5 hours in front of Parliament, with CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Ken Chandler, Newsmax Magazine, and Sarah Ellison, "War at the Wall Street Journal," weigh in.

  • A protester jumps on the table in front of the European Central Bank President Mario Draghi during a news conference in Frankfurt, April 15, 2015.

    A gallery of protesters and pie-throwers and the public figures they have tormented.

  • Wendy Murdoch defending her husband Rupert Murdoch during the News Corp hearings on July 17, 2011.

    Will the foam pie incident change everything?

  • News Corp Liable in USA?

    Discussing whether News Corp could be liable under the Corrupt Foreign Practices Act in the United States, with CNBC's David Faber, Carl Quintanilla & Melissa Lee.