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'The Sun' Restores Page 3 Girls

By Ed Biggs | 23rd January 2015

Well, don’t we all look a bit silly now? After wide reporting that British tabloid ‘The Sun’ had discontinued its topless ‘Page 3 models’, the paper reintroduced the controversial feature on Thursday after having omitted...

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British Paper 'The Sun' Halts Page 3 Girls Feature

By Ed Biggs | 21st January 2015

Britain’s top-selling daily newspaper ‘The Sun’ has seemingly dropped one of its distinguishing features – its infamous topless ‘page 3 models’. After 44 years, the feature has been discontinued, apparently in response to changing attitudes...

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J.k. Rowling And Aziz Ansari Attack Rupert Murdoch For Ill-advised Muslim Tweets

13th January 2015

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling and comedian Aziz Ansari have taken aim at media mogul Rupert Murdoch online after he insisted the entire Muslim community should be "held responsible" for the terrorist attack on the...

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Rupert Murdoch Causes Controversy On Twitter (Again!), Defends 'Racially Insensitive' Casting Of 'Exodus: Gods & Kings'

By Elinor Cosgrave | 30th November 2014

Media tycoon Rupert Murdoch has defended the casting of Exodus: Gods and Kings after reviews and social media users claimed the film was racially inaccurate and insensitive.Controversial casting: Joel Edgerton (L) and Christian Bale (R)...

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James Cromwell To Play Rupert Murdoch In Australian Stage Show

15th September 2014

Actor James Cromwell is set to portray media mogul Rupert Murdoch in an Australian play.Rupert is scheduled to hit the Sydney stage in November (14) before runs in London's West End next year (15) and...

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"Old Fashioned?" Rupert Murdoch Hints At U-turn On Page 3 Girls

By Michael West | 10th September 2014

Page 3 girls could be replaced by 'beautiful young woman in fashionable clothes' after Rupert Murdoch called his own creation "old-fashioned". The founder of The Sun also opened up a dialogue with his Twitter followers,...

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George Clooney Going After News Corp With Phone Hacking Movie

By Michael West | 4th September 2014

Oscar-winner George Clooney is ready to put the disappointment of The Monuments Men behind him and dive straight back into directing, helming a film about the phone-hacking scandal that led to the closure of British...

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George Clooney To Tackle Murdoch Hacking Scandal In New Film

3rd September 2014

George Clooney is set to tackle the phone-hacking scandal surrounding media mogul Rupert Murdoch's empire in his next big movie project.Clooney will direct an adaptation of Nick Davies' book Hack Attack: The Inside Story of...

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Malorie Blackman Fights Back After Inaccurate Headline Incites Racist Abuse

By Michael West | 26th August 2014

The children's laureate Malorie Blackman says she will not let "haters" silence her after an inaccurate headline on Sky News led to the author receiving a barrage of racist abuse on Twitter. Blackman, whose novels...

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Sky Buy Up The Production Company Behind Benefits Street And The Great British Bake Off

By Jack de Aguilar | 21st July 2014

BSkyB has made a significant purchase, prising independent company Love Productions from the grasp of terrestrial TV channels.The deal sees BSkyB own a 70% stake in Love Productions, who came to notoriety when the hugely...

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Rupert Murdoch Wanted For Questioning In Newspaper Probe

25th June 2014

Publishing tycoon Rupert Murdoch is wanted for questioning by British police as part of an inquiry into alleged criminal activity at his newspapers.The news comes after Murdoch's former News of the World editor Andy Coulson...

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The Most Expensive Celebrity Divorces Of All Time

By Sophie Miskiw | 29th April 2014

It’s been great to see Elin Nordegren has finally been moving on since her 2010 split with golf pro Tiger Woods. Nordegren has recently been dating coal magnate Chris Cline, although we know that it’s...

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Wendi Deng Murdoch Besotted With Tony Blair?

By Elinor Cosgrave | 6th February 2014

Wendi Deng Murdoch, the former wife of media mogul Rupert Murdoch, was seemingly infatuated with former British Prime Minister Tony Blair. In a love letter obtained by a magazine, Deng Murdoch lusts over Blair's "good...

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Russell Brand Compares Rupert Murdoch To Hitler

29th November 2013

Russell Brand has launched a bitter attack on Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch by comparing him to Adolf Hilter in an controversial online rant.The British funnyman, who is dating socialite Jemima Khan, was left fuming...

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Rupert Murdoch And Third Wife Reach Divorce Settlement

By Nick Hill | 21st November 2013

Rupert Murdoch and his third wife Wendi Deng have finally come to a settlement on their divorce.The pair officially ended their 14 year marriage in a New York courtroom on Wednesday (Nov 20th).However, the pair...

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Rupert Murdoch Reaches Divorce Settlement

20th November 2013

Embattled publishing mogul Rupert Murdoch has settled his divorce from third wife Wendi Deng.The billionaire filed legal papers to end his 14-year marriage in June (13), claiming the couple's relationship had "broken down irretrievably", but...

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Katie Price Accepts Phone Hack Payout

9th October 2013

British model-turned-reality Tv star Katie Price has accepted undisclosed damages from Rupert Murdoch's media empire over the phone-hacking scandal.Price is one of dozens of stars who have taken legal action after it emerged in 2011...

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News Corp's Legal Fees For Hacking Rises To $382 Million

24th September 2013

Over the past two years, Rupert Murdoch's News Corp has spent $382 million on legal fees resulting from the ongoing phone-hacking scandal that forced it to shut down its 168-year-old News of the World tabloid...

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Anti-murdoch Ad Runs On Murdoch's Australian Website

6th September 2013

A video ad that referred to the editorial content of Rupert Murdoch's Australian newspapers as crap was pulled from news.com.au, the website of those newspapers, on Thursday, then restored today (Friday). The ad, from an...

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Fascinating Fact: 3851512

6th September 2013

Publishing tycoon Rupert Murdoch has placed his luxury yacht, Rosehearty, on the market for the price of a Hollywood mega-mansion. The six-cabin vessel, which first set sail in 2006, is being sold for $29.7 million...

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Arrested Sun Reporter Says Murdoch Encouraged Police Fishing Expedition

4th September 2013

upert Murdoch and his News Corp provided Scotland Yard with reams of documents to allow police investigators to launch a fishing expedition that they hoped would turn up evidence that reporters at the Sun were...

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Sky Advert Featuring Bruce Willis Banned From UK Tv

By Elinor Cosgrave | 15th August 2013

A Sky advert starring Bruce Willis has been banned in the UK by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA). The organisation claim the advert is not clear on what customers were expected to pay. Bruce Willis...

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British Regulator Bans Bskyb Ad Featuring Bruce Willis

14th August 2013

News Corp-controlled BSkyB is the latest component of Rupert Murdoch's media holdings to have its knuckles rapped by British regulators. Britain's Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) on Tuesday barred an advertisement for Sky Broadband featuring Bruce...

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Is Murdoch "Fit And Proper" To Hold A U.k. Broadcast License?

22nd July 2013

ritain's broadcasting regulator OFCOM plans to listen to recordings of a conversation Rupert Murdoch had with reporters for his London daily, The Sun, in which he remarked that paying police and other officials for information...

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Rupert Murdoch: Sorry But ...

19th July 2013

In a kind of I was wrong, but... statement, Rupert Murdoch has conceded that he regrets his choice of words in that highly emotional meeting with reporters at his Sun newspaper in which he said...

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Scotland Yard Wants To Hear Murdoch's Hacking Comments

8th July 2013

ritain's Channel 4 and the investigative website Exaro have acknowledged that they have been contacted by the Metropolitan Police in London (Scotland Yard) who have asked for a copy of the secretly recorded remarks by...

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Murdoch Hemmed In By His Own Words

5th July 2013

ritish MP Chris Bryant, who himself became the victim of voicemail hacking by reporters for Rupert Murdoch's now defunct Sunday tabloid News of the World, has urged the FBI to launch an investigation into the...

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Secretly Recorded Talk Embarrasses Rupert Murdoch

4th July 2013

A secretly recorded talk to reporters working for his London tabloid The Sun reveals that Rupert Murdoch regretted the decision by News Corp's management and standards committee to hand over email and other documents that...

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Divided News Corp Shares Remain Virtually Flat

2nd July 2013

Investors made no mad rush to buy shares of either the new 21st Century Fox or the new News Corp in their first day of trading as separate entities on Monday. Fox, which includes the...

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Murdoch's News International Gives Up "International" Handle

26th June 2013

News International, the corporate umbrella for News Corp's London newspapers, and the focus of investigations into telephone hacking by two of them, the now-defunct News of the World and the Sun, will be given a...

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