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  1. News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch Calls U.K. Press Regulation Deal A 'Holy Mess'

    4:29 am 3/21/2013

    He also lauds the defeat of new Australian media rules and joins his "Sun" tabloid in attacking the British government led by David Cameron. Read more

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  2. Editor at 'The Sun' Charged Over Illegal Payments to Police

    9:32 am 3/20/2013

    Geoff Webster will appear in court March 26 to faced the charges brought against him as part of Operation Elveden, the police probe launched in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal.Read more

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  3. Phone Hacking Scandal: Ex-World Champ Boxer Chris Eubank Continues Legal Wrangle With News International

    10:12 am 3/19/2013

    The former pugilist referenced Rupert Murdoch's wife Wendi Deng for defending her husband from a custard pie attack at a Parliamentary hearing in 2011.Read more

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  4. 5 Things to Know About the U.K. Press Regulation Compromise

    10:21 am 3/18/2013

    A new self-regulator of the newspaper industry following the phone-hacking scandal would have the right to ensure apologies and fines.Read more

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  5. Hugh Grant-Fronted Activist Group Welcomes U.K. Press Regulation Deal

    6:44 am 3/18/2013

    Hacked Off has pushed for reform since the phone-hacking scandal and says the deal will deliver the Leveson Report's recommendations.Read more

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  6. U.K. Parties Reach Press Regulation Compromise

    2:49 am 3/18/2013

    The royal charter allows all sides to claim victory and puts key Leveson Report proposals into place, but it wasn't immediately clear what reception media groups would give it.Read more

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  7. U.K. Press Regulation Talks Break Down, Parliament to Vote on Proposal Next Week

    4:23 am 3/14/2013

    Prime minister David Cameron proposes a "royal charter" for a self-regulatory body as envisioned by the Leveson Report, but others push for detailed legislation.Read more

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  8. U.K. Politicians Push for Prime Minister to Name Press Regulator (Report)

    10:36 am 3/11/2013

    After three months of delays, The Guardian reports a group will try to force Prime Minister David Cameron's hand in the wake of the News Corp. phone hacking scandal.Read more

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  9. News Corp. Publishing Company Will Start With $2.6 Billion in Cash

    7:39 am 3/8/2013

    UPDATED: It will have "full financial flexibility to pursue its strategic agenda," while the post-split entertainment firm will indemnify it for future costs related to the phone-hacking scandal.Read more

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  10. News Corp.'s 'The Times' Honored as U.K. Newspaper of the Year

    5:39 am 3/8/2013

    The "Sunday Times" and "The Sun" also win awards, but the latter continues to deal with fallout from probes launched amid the phone-hacking scandal.Read more

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