A week is a long time in politics but £10billion is a nice sweetener for shareholders.Not that I want press restrictions. Had politicians an ounce of decency they would have demanded the conviction of every one of their own who fiddled us, the general public, with lies and false expenses.
But instead of Governing properly for thirteen torrid years, the Labour Party played the game and now criminality is every one else's fault and not theirs.
Bent public officials, bent coppers, bent reporters, bent local councillors. Only BRITISH Muslims have the courage to close their streets to the corruption (sic).
4% Neanderthals? Yes, and probably greater within our electorate.
Murdoch survives BSkyB board meeting
James Murdoch is under considerable scrutiny as the phone-hacking scandal rumbles on.
James Murdoch has been backed unanimously by the BSkyB board, ahead of more devastating revelations in the phone-hacking scandal.
A two-hour meeting this afternoon saw Mr Murdoch survive a key test in his struggle to maintain leadership of his father's empire, after facing questions from the broadcaster's board.
The Murdochs own 37% of BSkyB but abandoned their £10 billion bid to buy out the remaining shares at the height of the phone-hacking scandal two weeks ago.
Fresh from his struggles against political opponents, the non-executive chairman of BSkyB, who is also deputy chief operating officer of News Corp, faced probing questions about his ability to lead a FTSE 100 company while trying to manage the scandal.
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The board decided Mr Murdoch would remain chairman for the foreseeable future, the Financial Times newspaper reported.