As it happened: Rupert Murdoch at Leveson Inquiry

Key points

  • News Corp boss Rupert Murdoch said he did not think Gordon Brown was in "a balanced state of mind" when he "declared war" on News International for changing political allegiance.
  • The 81-year-old media tycoon said he had "never asked a prime minister for anything", when questioned about meetings with leaders during decades of involvement in UK affairs.
  • He said he wanted to "put to bed once and for all ... a complete myth" that he had "used the influence of the Sun or the supposed political power to get favourable treatment" from politicians.

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  • Sarah Bell 
  • Stephen Robb 

Last updated 25 April 2012

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