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Met chief Sir Paul Stephenson quits
By Helen Lewis - 17 July 20:42

After a turbulent day on which Rebekah Brooks was arrested, the head of Scotland Yard resigns - with

The intriguing timing of Rebekah Brooks's arrest
By Helen Lewis - 17 July 14:43

The ex-NI executive is arrested two days after she resigned - and two days before she is scheduled t

Forget Bollywood or cricket, what does it really mean to be Indian?
By Shloka Nath - 17 July 11:15

What Britain can learn from the subcontinent about multiculturalism.

Morning call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 17 July 10:32

Ten must-read pieces from the morning's papers.

Chattering class obsession or the shame of Britain?
By Helen Lewis - 16 July 13:13

Sharply divergent views on the hacking scandal from the <em> Mail </em> and the <em> Telegraph</em>.

The cosy relationship between the PM and NI
By Staff blogger - 16 July 11:59

Half of Cameron's first dozen media contacts after the election were with News International.

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 16 July 11:08

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 15 July 17:03

The five must-read posts from today, including the latest poll on Murdoch, Brooks' resignation, and

Rupert Murdoch: "We're sorry"
By Duncan Robinson - 15 July 16:43

The publisher of <em>News of the World</em> apologises for the "serious wrongdoing" at the paper.

Iraq's Arab Spring: the forgotten frontier
By James Denselow - 15 July 16:18

The country, largely ignored by the international media, is about to agree to long-term American "oc

Who is Tom Mockridge?
By Samira Shackle - 15 July 13:30

Unlike Rebekah Brooks, News International's new chief executive has so far avoided the spotlight.

Nick Clegg changes his tune on the media
By Duncan Robinson - 15 July 13:11

In April, Clegg thought that the press barons and their newspapers were irrelevant - yesterday, howe

Full James Murdoch statement on Rebekah Brooks
By Duncan Robinson - 15 July 11:30

The chief executive of News Corporation reiterates his "support" for Brooks and confirms that News I

Ed Miliband calls for the break-up of the Murdoch Empire
By Samira Shackle - 15 July 10:59

Labour leader steps up campaign on media, as poll shows his personal rating is up seven points in a

Some MPs have told "total lies", says Rupert Murdoch
By Samira Shackle - 15 July 9:37

Murdoch denies he is going to sell up and hits out at Gordon Brown in his first interview since the

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 15 July 8:57

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

It makes me sick
By Tess Riley - 14 July 19:47

Two hundred protesters stage a die-in during Wednesday's rush hour to speak out against air pollutio

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 14 July 17:11

The five must-read blogs from today, including Clegg turning on Cameron, the tyranny of the majority

Rebekah Brooks will appear before MPs
By Samira Shackle - 14 July 13:45

News International chief will be questioned next Tuesday. Summons have been issued for Rupert and Ja

In this week's New Statesman: India
By Samira Shackle - 14 July 12:24

Should we fear this new superpower? | Arundhati Roy on violent resistance | Alan Rusbridger: how the

Mumbai bomb blasts: in pictures
By Samira Shackle - 14 July 10:04

Three explosions have killed 21 people and injured 113, in the biggest attack on the city since the

Morning Call: pick of the papers
By Staff blogger - 14 July 8:56

The ten must-read pieces from this morning's papers.

New Statesman cover | 18 July 2011
By Staff blogger - 13 July 17:57

A sneak preview of tomorrow’s front cover.

Web Only: the best of the blogs
By Staff blogger - 13 July 17:15

The five must-read blogs from today, including BSkyB, Judge Leveson and the <em</>Sun</em>, and the

PMQs sketch: hypocrisy is the name of the game
By Peter McHugh - 13 July 16:43

Until this scandal, shaking Murdoch's hand was the ambition of any aspiring PM. Now they want to sha

News Corp withdraws BSkyB bid
By Samira Shackle - 13 July 15:35

Ahead of Commons vote, Rupert Murdoch withdraws bid to take full control of the company.

Cameron announces phone-hacking inquiry
By Duncan Robinson - 13 July 14:46

The Prime Minister also proposed a change to the ministerial code, ensuring that all meetings betwee

PMQs review: Cameron flounders
By Samira Shackle - 13 July 13:51

Miliband has so far set the agenda on News International. A visibly flustered Cameron did little to

Andy Hayman moans about select committee treatment
By Duncan Robinson - 13 July 12:24

"There was cat-calling, there was loud laughter from the wings of Chris Bryant. It was an appalling

Will News Corp face investigation in the US?
By Samira Shackle - 13 July 10:46

A Senator has called for practices of Murdoch's US journalists to be examined, raising the stakes fo

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