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U.K. NEWSPAPER DEMANDS PUBLIC PROBE OF RIVAL

June 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Britain’s Guardian newspaper has editorially called for an immediate public inquiry into new charges that politicians and celebrities were snooped on by private detectives working for Rupert Murdoch’s News of the World tabloid. Such an inquiry should occur, it said, before Murdoch is allowed to gain full control of Britain’s largest commercial television company, BSkyB. […]

BRITISH M.P. CHARGES HACKING SCANDAL IS BEING COVERED UP

June 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Tom Watson, a Labor Party member of Parliament, charged on Wednesday that Scotland Yard was attempting to limit its investigation of illegal hacking of voicemails conducted by Rupert Murdoch’s London tabloid News of the World. Speaking in the House of Commons, Watson charged that former Prime Minister Tony Blair was among numerous politicians and celebrities […]