Boris Johnson has been caught out again over his close links to the Murdochs. After Political Scrapbook exposed secret meetings between the London mayor and News Corp staff — including Rupert Murdoch — as Met Police’s hacking investigation was launched, staff from BBC London have now uncovered new details of phone calls with senior executives. As […]

Creepy texts between Hunt and Murdoch lobbyist The pair repeatedly call each other “Daddy” Hunt compares himself to Clint Eastwood The text messages between Jeremy Hunt and Murdoch’s lobbyist are just plain embarrassing. FM: great announcement today. Well done JH: Merci papa […] FM: Full of energy and purpose on Andrew Marr! Liked your answer on Rupert and the […]

With text messages now released, the following communication from Jeremy Hunt to a NewsCorp lobbyist threatens to skewer the culture secretary: Fred Michel: “You were great at commons today”. Hunt: “Merci, large drink tonight” We can also see that Fred Michel refers to NewsCorp and the Jeremy Hunt office collectively as “we”. Adam Smith agrees […]