Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne suggested Britain’s main political parties may be able to agree on measures to regulate the press as coalition partners side with the opposition in a vote today.
Demonstrating students broke windows at the complex housing the headquarters of U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron ’s Conservative Party in London in protest against plans to cut funding to universities and increase tuition fees.
Former U.K. Energy Secretary Ed Miliband entered the contest to become leader of the opposition Labour Party , pitting him against his older brother David, the only other candidate so far to have declared.
James Murdoch’s resignation as chairman of British Sky Broadcasting Group Plc isn’t simply part of Rupert Murdoch’s strategy to put the hacking scandal behind him. It also may give him another shot at acquiring the 60 percent of BSkyB he doesn’t already control.
The three most powerful men in Britain take turns testifying about their relationship with Rupert Murdoch this week, as the inquiry set up by Prime Minister David Cameron keeps its spotlight on his government.
U.K. Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt told Prime Minister David Cameron he backed News Corp.’s planned takeover of British Sky Broadcasting Plc a month before Cameron appointed him to review the bid, a media-ethics probe heard.