James Murdoch will return as the chairman of Sky four years after a high-profile hacking scandal drove him out of the European pay-television company. Photo: Bloomberg

James Murdoch will return as the chairman of Sky four years after a high-profile hacking scandal drove him out of the European pay-television company,(...)

The relationship has given Rupert “renewed vigour”, a source said.

Have you ever thought about your parents having sex? No? Well done for being normal. So imagine the planet’s revulsion at the thought of 86-year-old (...)

Model Jerry Hall and media magnate Rupert Murdoch arrive at the 73rd Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, California January 10th, 2016. Photograph: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters

Rupert Murdoch announced his engagement to former supermodel Jerry Hall in an advertisement published on Tuesday in the Times newspaper, which is own(...)

Australia’s prime minister Malcolm Turnbull and Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo: Unlike his predecessor, Turnbull is articulate and doesn’t come as across as permanently spoiling for a fight. Photograph: Adek Berry/ EPA

Two months after his own Liberal Party dumped Tony Abbott as prime minister, Australia is a more relaxed and confident country. In September, just be(...)

Storyful founder and former RTÉ journalist Mark Little has joined Twitter in a senior role on its media team. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Storyful founder and former RTÉ journalist Mark Little has joined Twitter in a senior role on its media team. Mr Little will become Twitter’s vice-pre(...)

US Republican candidate Dr Ben Carson described as ’terrific’ by Rupert Murdoch. Photograph: Brendan McDermid/Reuters

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch has apologised after he suggested US president Barack Obama was not a ‘real black president’. In a tweet praising Republica(...)

     Rupert Murdoch and Chinese president Xi Jinping: Xi offered  assurances to the News Corp chairman that China would remain open to overseas journalists, despite the government withholding residence visas for foreign reporters. Photograph: China Daily/Reuters

Chinese president Xi Jinping’s first official visit as head of state to the US will highlight the stark differences that remain between the world’s la(...)

Matt Jacobson, one of Facebook’s first employees and now its head of market research, on the roof of his home in Manhattan Beach, California. Photograph: Elizabeth Lippman/The New York Times

In 2005, Matt Jacobson was 44 and looking for a new job after leaving Quiksilver, the surf brand. A friend suggested that he meet with an unknown star(...)

Rupert Murdoch, founder and head of News Corporation, and Rebekah Brooks, who returns to the company as chief executive officer of News UK. Photograph: Barry Batchelor/PA

Rebekah Brooks has been appointed chief executive of News UK, publisher of the Sun, the Times and Sunday Times newspapers. The announcement confirms t(...)

Australia’s speaker  Bronwyn Bishop:  her resignation was “overdue and unrepentant”, according to Labor party leader Bill Shorten. Photograph:  Mick Tsikas/EPA

The speaker of the Australian parliament, Bronwyn Bishop, has resigned after almost three weeks of revelations about her spending on helicopters, pla(...)