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UK Report Blasts Murdoch, Press for Wreaking 'Havoc'

Leveson report being watched with keen interest domestically

(Newser) - Lord Justice Brian Leveson's long-awaited report on the various scandals surrounding News of the World and other British tabloids finally hit today, and it absolutely savages Rupert Murdoch's newspapers and the British press in general. The press, Leveson writes, has "wreaked havoc in the lives of innocent... More »

Blair Heckled at Media Ethics Inquiry

Shouted 'this man should be arrested for war crimes'

(Newser) - Former British PM Tony Blair is getting grilled today at the Leveson Inquiry about his ties to Rupert Murdoch while he was leading the country, reports Sky News . And thus far, the most dramatic moment comes compliments of a heckler, who managed to get through a secure corridor and into... More »

No. 2 Murray Sent Packing

16th-seeded Cilic ousts British star in straight sets

(Newser) - Second-ranked Andy Murray was surprisingly ousted from the US Open today by 16th-seeded Croatian Marin Cilic, a lopsided 7-5, 6-2, 6-2 match in the fourth round. Cilic overcame two set points in the first set, then pounded Murray over the last two to make his first career Grand Slam quarterfinal.... More »

Brits Probe Soldier Who Tried to Sell Harry Pics

Comrade defied media ban, says Guardian

(Newser) - The British military is investigating a soldier who defied military orders and tried to sell "extraordinary" pictures of Prince Harry’s secret Afghanistan deployment to the media, the Guardian reports. In the pictures, Harry witnesses the beheading of a live goat during Christmas celebrations and films the event on... More »

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