What Rupert Murdoch told Michael Howard at 2005 election

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Michael Howard revealed Rupert Murdoch told him just before the 2005 general election that: "My heart is with you, but I am afraid my head isn't."

Lord Howard, the former Conservative leader explained how he tried and failed to win over the News International boss, whose newspapers were supporting Labour at the time.

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