As it happened: MPs quiz Murdochs

Key points

  • Rupert and James Murdoch are questioned by the Commons culture committee on News International's role in the phone-hacking scandal.
  • The hearing is suspended after a man throws foam at Rupert Murdoch
  • Ex-News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks tells MPs mistakes were made but the company had responded "appropriately and responsibly" since new information emerged.
  • Former Metropolitan Police commissioner Sir Paul Stephenson denies "taking a swipe" at the PM in his resignation statement.
  • Outgoing assistant commissioner John Yates tells MPs he has stood up to be accountable - and News International should do the same

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