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  1. April 14, 2014

    Ex-NotW editor Andy Coulson takes stand in phone hacking trial

    Andy Coulson has told the Old Bailey that he spent the weekend with prime minister David Cameron shortly after he resigned...

  2. March 31, 2014

    A patriarch Murdoch should have emulated

    Leonardo Del Vecchio and Rupert Murdoch have plenty in common. The chairman of Luxottica, the eyewear group, and the...

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  1. Private Business 2013

    Often in the shadow of their quoted rivals, Britain’s growing number of private busine...
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  1. March 28, 2014

    To fix Europe, Cameron must do business with his rivals

    Brace yourself for a couple of lively months. If this week’s debate between Nigel Farage and Nick Clegg on the “in-out...

  2. March 28, 2014

    Court hears account of Rebekah Brooks’ resignation

    Rupert Murdoch, the media tycoon, told Charlie Brooks to call him personally if there were any signs his wife Rebekah was...

  3. March 26, 2014

    Murdoch brings Lachlan in from cold

    Lachlan Murdoch walked out of his day job at News Corp in 2005, frustrated after clashing with executives including Fox...

  4. March 26, 2014

    21st Century Fox: generous servings

    At many family gatherings, Dad carves the roast. Rupert Murdoch simply serves up plum executive postings to his children....

  5. March 26, 2014

    Lachlan returns to Murdoch empire succession race

    Lachlan Murdoch is back in the race to succeed his father, nine years after leaving Rupert Murdoch’s media empire, with a...

  6. March 4, 2014

    Blair sent message to Brooks after Milly Dowler story broke, court told

    Tony Blair, the former prime minister, sent a message of support to Rebekah Brooks the day after it emerged that the Sunday...

  7. March 3, 2014

    Rebekah Brooks says NotW shutdown considered in June 2011

    Rebekah Brooks and other executives considered “the shutdown option” of closing the News of the World newspaper in June 2011...

  8. February 19, 2014

    Phone-hacking trial: Tony Blair offered to be ‘adviser’, jury told

    Tony Blair offered to be an “adviser” to Rebekah Brooks, chief executive of News International, tycoon Rupert Murdoch, and...

  9. February 19, 2014

    Phone-hacking trial: Tony Blair flourish closes prosecution case

    After 14 weeks and several celebrity witnesses, the prosecution rested their case in the phone-hacking trial on Wednesday...

  10. February 17, 2014

    Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp wins A$880m Australia tax battle

    Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp has been paid A$882m by Australia’s tax authorities following its victory in a legal battle over...

  11. February 5, 2014

    Sky television at 25: Five key moments

    “It’s a wing and a prayer,” Rupert Murdoch reportedly said on February 5 1989, when Sky Television went live in the UK. In...

  12. January 28, 2014

    News groups face age-old problem with online upstarts

    “New times require new journalism,” said Rupert Murdoch in 2011, as he launched an iPad-only magazine, The Daily, intended...

  13. January 16, 2014

    Sky retreats amid football auction talk

    Heard the one about Rupert Murdoch folding his European broadcast businesses into BSkyB? Well, forget it. For the moment,...

  14. January 10, 2014

    Berkeley wins planning permission for ‘Fortress Wapping’ site

    Berkeley Group has won planning permission to redevelop the News International publishing site on former dockland in...

  15. January 9, 2014

    21st century Fox to seek to drop its Australian listing

    Rupert Murdoch has taken a step to distance his media empire from its roots in Australia after 21st century Fox said it...

  16. December 18, 2013

    Times newspaper losses reach £500m

    The group that owns The Times newspaper has lost more than £500m in the past decade, highlighting the challenge facing...

  17. FT Alphaville

    December 16, 2013

    Further reading

    Elsewhere on Monday, - 401k reasons for illumination. - What if Japan monetized 100 per cent of outstanding JGBs? “Perhaps...

  18. November 19, 2013

    Murdochs move towards amicable divorce settlement

    Rupert Murdoch is moving towards an “amicable” divorce settlement with Wendi Deng Murdoch this week, according to people...

  19. FT Tech Hub

    November 13, 2013

    Google’s Eric Schmidt joins The Economist

    Some newspapers hate Google, so trust the Economist to be contrary and hire its executive chairman. The Economist Group...

  20. November 12, 2013

    Alastair Campbell to praise Ed Miliband for taking on newspapers

    Alastair Campbell, Tony Blair’s former media chief, will on Wednesday praise Ed Miliband for taking on the journalistic...

  21. October 30, 2013

    Fleet Street becomes its own story at the Old Bailey trial

    In the bowels of London’s Central Criminal Court, next to the multi-faith prayer and contemplation room and the prison video...

  22. October 7, 2013

    Adam Bain under pressure as Twitter sales expected to slow

    A man wearing an astronaut suit walked on to the stage during Twitter’s global sales conference this summer. Employees...

  23. September 24, 2013

    MPs scrap call for Rupert Murdoch to appear before parliamentary committee

    MPs have dropped their call for Rupert Murdoch to appear before the culture, media and sport committee this autumn, meaning...

  24. September 12, 2013

    Next generation: Start planning early to avoid family failures

    On leaving school, Elwyn Griffiths, who manages Oaklands Farm Eggs with his brother Gareth, was sent by his father to the...

  25. September 11, 2013

    Southeastern takes 11.9% stake in News Corp voting shares

    Southeastern Asset Management, which worked with Carl Icahn on his tilt at Dell, has become the largest voting shareholder...

  26. Business Blog

    September 6, 2013

    Fact and fiction when Rupert Murdoch met John Le Carré

    The allegations that have swirled around Rupert Murdoch’s media business for more than two years have sometimes seemed like...

  27. September 5, 2013

    Why voters in Australia are primed for a change at the top

    Australians have never had it so good. And yet they have never been so fed up. When they go to the polls this weekend, they...

  28. August 18, 2013

    Phone hacking probe focus turns to News UK

    News UK is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police over allegations of phone hacking and illegal payments to public...

  29. August 9, 2013

    News Corp Australia chief resigns after less than two years

    Kim Williams, the head of News Corp’s Australian business, has resigned after less than two years in the job and will be...

  30. August 8, 2013

    21st Century Fox chief hails TV as ‘engine’ of group

    Chase Carey, president of 21st Century Fox, sounded a defiant note for traditional television, which faces competition from...

  31. August 6, 2013

    Australia PM Rudd criticises Rupert Murdoch role in election race

    Australia’s prime minister has accused Rupert Murdoch of trying to “get rid” of the ruling Labor party and has questioned...

  32. July 20, 2013

    Murdoch denies that he knew of police payments

    Rupert Murdoch has denied suggestions that he knew of payments made by journalists to the police, as the 82 year-old media...

  33. July 19, 2013

    Sun Valley: the ultimate dress-down showcase

    It’s been almost a week but I am still processing the succession of outfits that appeared on the great and good at the...

  34. July 19, 2013

    John Lloyd: The future of the British tabloid

    Sue Douglas is one of the few female big beasts in the popular newspaper jungle. She has been at different times assistant...

  35. July 18, 2013

    Rupert Murdoch complains to MPs over ‘excessive’ hacking inquiry

    Rupert Murdoch has complained to MPs about the protracted and “excessive” police investigation into phone hacking and other...

  36. July 12, 2013

    Phone hacking ruling means Murdoch could face fresh lawsuits

    Fresh lawsuits could be brought against Rupert Murdoch’s News UK after a court ruling that police should reveal any...

  37. July 10, 2013

    Inside Business: Malone hitches up to broadband bandwagon

    Five years ago, reporters covering Allen & Co’s annual Sun Valley summit were scrambling around the floor of the lodge where...

  38. FT Alphaville

    July 10, 2013

    The 6am Cut London

    Asian stocks rose, although gains were pared by disappointing China trade data. The Nikkei was 0.1% higher, the Hang Seng...

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