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  • Gray called the now-closed cathedral an "iconic monument" during a tour Thursday, noting it receives more than half a million visitors a year. rss feed

  • As furor mounted over the phone-hacking scandal, the Conservative government of British Prime Minister David Cameron said it would join the opposition Labor Party in a vote Wednesday calling for media baron Rupert Murdoch, the owner of the now-closed tabloid, to withdraw his bid to take full control of British Sky Broadcasting.

    British Police: 'Poor Decision' Not to Reopen Phone-Hacking Case

  • LONDON—U.K. lawmakers on Wednesday released a damning report that accused London's Metropolitan Police of a "catalog of failures" during its investigation of phone hacking at News Corp. 's now-closed News of the World tabloid.

    Lawmakers Fault Police on 'Catalog of Failures'

  • Photo: Getty Images Europe Opinion polls show the prime minister has taken a hit with voters, but Mr. Cameron's decision to hire Mr. Coulson, a former editor at News Corp.'s now-closed News of the World, may have also caused him damage within his own Conservative Party, some of that party's lawmakers said.

    Cameron Defends Handling of Crisis

  • A top lieutenant to Rupert Murdoch , News Corp.'s chairman and chief executive, 43-year-old Ms. Brooks has been under intense pressure in relation to the storm over allegations that reporters at the company's now-closed News of the World tabloid illegally intercepted cellphone voice mails and bribed police.

    News International CEO Brooks Resigns

  • Mr. Hinton ran News Corp.'s News International, the division that included the now-closed News of the World, the epicenter of the hacking scandal.

    Senators Press Dow Jones Panel to Probe U.K. Hacking Allegations

  • Public and political outrage mushroomed in the long-running saga earlier this month with the allegation that, in 2002, News Corp.'s now-closed News of the World weekly hacked into the voice mail of an abducted teenager who, it turned out, had been murdered.

    Showdown Time Comes for Murdoch

  • Over the weekend the scandal—which involves allegations that reporters at News Corp. 's now-closed News of the World weekly tabloid hacked the phones of people from a murder victim to celebrities—led to the arrest of News International's former top U.K. executive Rebekah Brooks and to the resignation of Metropolitan Police Service Commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson.

    U.K. Parliament to Be Extended for a Day

  • The 80-year-old chairman and chief executive will appear Tuesday before a U.K. Parliament committee to address allegations that reporters at the company's now-closed News of the World weekly tabloid intercepted mobile-phone voice mails and bribed police.

    How Did Brush Fire Become Big Crisis?

  • More photos and interactive graphics The resignations of the two senior Scotland Yard officials shows how the scandal over alleged phone-hacking by reporters at News Corp.' s now-closed News of the World tabloid is rattling the upper echelons of Britain's law enforcement in addition to the world of British tabloid journalism.

    Scotland Yard Sees Another Official Quit


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