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Scottish government seeks clarification on press control agreement as confusion emerges

  By a Newsnet reporter  The Scottish government is seeking clarification on the impact on Scotland of an agreement on press control hatched between...

SNP urge all parties to rise to Leveson challenge

  By Martin Kelly  The SNP is urging all parties in the Scottish Parliament to put party politicking to one side and to drop...

Murdoch, the pursuit of Alex Salmond and the forgotten accusations

  By Bob Duncan and G.A.Ponsonby  “Politicians of Devolved government” have been exempted by Lord Leveson from the UK pattern of “too close” relationships...

Brown claims telephone records prove Murdoch ‘make war’ testimony false

By Bob Duncan  Confidential telephone records released by the cabinet office appear to back up former PM Gordon Brown's claim that the abusive “declaration of...

Miliband admits not raising phone hacking with Murdoch at private party

By Bob Duncan Labour Leader Ed Miliband has admitted meeting Rupert Murdoch at a private party last summer but failing to raise the issue of...

Jeremy Hunt admits sending texts to the Murdochs during BSkyB bid

By Andrew Barr  It has been confirmed that UK Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt was in direct contact with James Murdoch on the day he...

Labour failed to act on press but no Murdoch deal says...

By a Newsnet reporter Tony Blair's former spin doctor Alastair Campbell has denied that the former Labour Prime Minister's office negotiated any deal with media...

Hunt facing calls to resign as email suggests he sought ‘hacking...

By a Newsnet reporter  UK Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt is today facing calls to resign after the Leveson inquiry heard evidence that he had...

The Leveson emails, Salmond and BBC Scotland’s coverage

By a Newsnet reporter Yesterday Newsnet Scotland published an email from Leveson that appeared to cast doubt on claims by opponents of the SNP...

The Salmond smear campaign and the ‘unknown’ email

By a Newsnet reporter  The Salmond/Murdoch story continues to rumble on in the Scottish media.  In keeping with previous attacks on the First Minister...