As it happened: Phone-hacking row

Key points

  • The Home Affairs Committee has questioned senior police officers about the way they handled investigations into phone hacking
  • The government says it will support Labour's motion that MPs believe it is in the public interest for News Corporation to withdraw its bid for BSkyB
  • Mr Brown is calling for an investigation into alleged links between News International newspapers and the "criminal underworld"
  • News International says it is satisfied about the methods used to obtain the Sun newspaper's story on Gordon Brown's son's medical condition
  • Rebekah Brooks, Rupert Murdoch and James Murdoch have been asked to appear before the Culture, Media and Sport Committee next Tuesday
  • Asst Comm John Yates says he is 99% sure his phone was hacked into

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