A recent YouGov poll, conducted for 38 degrees, suggests that a clear majority of voters feel the media mogul has too much power over British politics.
Moan, moan. “Four more months … Four. More. Months,” grumps the Times.
Sky subscribers can now use their PS4 to watch their TV shows and movies.
James Murdoch is facing a protest vote against his continued role on the board of Sky at the broadcaster’s annual meeting on Friday.
Internet companies have agreed to do more to tackle extremist material online following negotiations led by Downing Street.
The major TV broadcasters faced a deluge of criticism and threats of legal action on Monday when they proposed to include Ukip, but not the Green party, in the planned TV leader debates in the general election next year.
It's a miracle! Royal Bank of Scotland lives again as a semi-functional bank capable of delivering pleasant profit surprises to its owners (that's mostly us). Profits are up, impairments are down massively and just look at that share price – up 11% in a day.
An emerging crisis
Barclays has form as a clever-clogs deal-doer. In the infamous Protium transaction in 2009 it cast off a $12.3bn collection of toxic assets to a Cayman Islands-registered fund, led by departing Barclays employees, which borrowed a cool $12.6bn from Barclays itself to do the deal.
Lord Justice Leveson has criticised Alex Salmond for being willing to breach the Scottish ministerial code by lobbying on behalf of Rupert Murdoch, while clearing the first minister of any specific wrongdoing.