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UK PM’s ex-media boss, friend to face charges for hacking

UK PM’s ex-media boss, friend to face charges for hacking

Published 24/07/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron's former spin doctor and a friend who was a top executive in Rupert Murdoch's media empire face phone [more…]

IMF economist accuses Fund of suppressing information

Published 21/07/2012

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A veteran economist at the International Monetary Fund has accused the global lender of suppressing information on difficulties in dealing with the [more…]

Britain “greater Switzerland” outside EU: Cameron

Britain “greater Switzerland” outside EU: Cameron

Published 19/07/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain would become a sort of "greater Switzerland" if it left the European Union, Prime Minister David Cameron warned on Thursday, promising [more…]

Al Jazeera shuts English bureau after China visa denial

Al Jazeera shuts English bureau after China visa denial

Published 08/05/2012

BEIJING (Reuters) - Al Jazeera has closed the China bureau for its English channel after Chinese authorities refused to renew its correspondent's visa, marking the [more…]

UK government asks for special status in media probe

UK government asks for special status in media probe

Published 04/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - The British government will on Friday request it be allowed to see evidence at a high profile judicial inquiry into press standards [more…]

Brooks and Coulson to face UK press inquiry

Brooks and Coulson to face UK press inquiry

Published 03/05/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Rebekah Brooks and Andy Coulson - the two former News of the World editors who took the British phone hacking scandal into [more…]

Rupert Murdoch to face inquiry over media influence

Rupert Murdoch to face inquiry over media influence

Published 24/04/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - Rupert Murdoch makes a keenly anticipated appearance before a high-profile media inquiry on Wednesday to confront charges that he used his powerful [more…]

Italy deficit goals in line with EU rules: document

Italy deficit goals in line with EU rules: document

Published 19/04/2012

ROME (Reuters) - Italy's revised growth and budget targets are consistent with a balanced budget in the medium term and creating a "sizable" primary surplus [more…]

UK parliament aims to publish hacking report on May 1

UK parliament aims to publish hacking report on May 1

Published 19/04/2012

LONDON (Reuters) - British legislators said on Thursday they hoped to publish on May 1 a long-awaited report into a phone hacking scandal centered on [more…]

News Corp faces proxy call for independent chairman

News Corp faces proxy call for independent chairman

Published 02/04/2012

BOSTON (Reuters) - News Corp faces a call to appoint an independent board chairman on concerns Rupert Murdoch's media company needs to pursue more reforms [more…]