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Jeremy Hunt fiasco

The UK government is in trouble because one of the ministers, Jeremy Hunt, is accused of helping the famous and influential News Corp company owned by Rupert Murdoch when they tried to buy BSkyB. Please see the article in the link and the notes underneath.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-17878578

 

Leveson Inquiry: a committee set up to investigate the phone hacking scandal amongst newspapers such as the News of the World. (Rupert Murdoch has shut that one down now.)

No. 10: means 10 Downing Street, the address where the Prime Minister lives.

News Corporation (News Corp): the huge news company owned by Rupert Murdoch. News Corp includes Fox News, The Sun, The Times.

BSkyB: the company which owns channels like Sky News and Sky Sports. There is an argument about the way that News Corp tried to buy it.

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