The 168-year old British tabloid News of the World published its last ever edition Sunday with a montage of its best-known splashes. James Murdoch decided Thursday to close the publication following the controversial phone hacking scandal.
REUTERS - The final edition of the newspaper engulfed in a phone-hacking scandal was published on Sunday as Rupert Murdoch headed to London to try to save the bigger prize of his takeover of the British broadcaster BSkyB.
Cameron's opponents have scented an opportunity in their efforts to block Murdoch's $14 billion bid for the 61 percent of the profitable pay-TV operator BSkyB that News Corp , the world's largest news conglomerate, does not already own.
James Murdoch's statement
Cameron indicated a new assertiveness toward the Murdoch empire by withholding overt endorsement of News Corp's bid for BSkyB on Friday.
News International Chairman James Murdoch on phone hacking scandal July 7
The paper said Brooks would be questioned by police in the coming days, citing a senior News International source. Police declined to comment.
Date created : 2011-07-09