Video: Jeremy Hunt greets Rupert Murdoch at the Olympics

Culture Secretary talks with News Corp head outside the Aquatics Centre.

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You almost have to admire his chutzpah. From last night, here's footage of Jeremy Hunt warmly greeting Rupert Murdoch at the Aquatics Centre. Murdoch, at the Olympics as Boris Johnson's personal guest, paused to talk with the beaming Culture Secretary, who, it must be said, appeared remarkably relaxed in the company of the News Corp head. But then given David Cameron's pointed refusal to guarantee his future, Hunt may reasonably feel that he has nothing left to lose.

Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt greets Rupert Murdoch at the Olympics.

George Eaton is assistant editor of the New Statesman.