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,(...)

Alex Ferguson: “One of the pupils at Harvard said to me, ‘What do you know now that you wish you’d known 30 years ago?’ - and it’s communication. When I was younger I wanted to rule the world and do everything.”

When Sir Alex Ferguson became a professional footballer in the early 1960s, he earned £16 a week (£300 in today’s money) in a sport that was a solid (...)

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(...)

Sources say former tabloid editor Rebekah Brooks will continue to be based in the UK and will travel to Storyful’s headquarters in Dublin.

Rebekah Brooks, the former tabloid editor who was cleared of all charges in Britain’s phone hacking scandal, is returning to News Corp to run Storyful(...)

Rebekah Brooks leaving the Old Bailey with her husband Charlie Brooks in June last year after she had been cleared of all charges against her. Photograph: John Phillips/Getty Images

Rebekah Brooks is close to being rehired by Rupert Murdoch in a permanent position heading up his search for new online investments.Ms Brooks, who was(...)

Bono: “oops” – how Bono began his apology for the Apple stunt in which U2’s ‘Songs of Innocence’ album was automatically downloaded to iTunes accounts.   Photograph: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

A is for Adnan Syed. Convicted of the 1999 murder of Hae Min Lee, the Baltimore man’s case is the subject of this year’s most talked-about investig(...)

‘News of the World’: author Nick Davies did the most to expose  criminality and cover-up at the tabloid

It’s a deeply disturbing and yet at times blackly comical read featuring people that go by names such as the Wolfman, the Corporal, the Ace Trace f(...)

Bob Diamond, former chief executive of Barclays,  told the UK’s parliamentary commission on banking standards that he felt “physically ill” when he learned employees of the bank had been making false rate submissions in the Libor scandal. Photograph: Reuters/Dylan Martinez

In a memorable scene from the film Casablanca, Louis Renault, the affable but corrupt French police chief, closes Rick’s club. “I am shocked, shock(...)

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been jailed for 18 months after being found guilty of conspiring to hack phones following an eight-month trial. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters.

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has been jailed for 18 months after being found guilty of conspiring to hack phones following an eight-mo(...)

Former News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks arriving at the Old Bailey in London, England, yesterday. Photograph: Getty.

Rebekah Brooks, the former boss of News Corp’s British newspaper arm, has been found not guilty by a London court of being part of an illegal conspira(...)