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Leveson: James Murdoch quizzed on Osborne friendship

Former News International chairman James Murdoch has been giving evidence at the Leveson Inquiry into press standards.

Mr Murdoch was questioned over his contact with politicians before and during News Corp's bid for the remaining shares in BSkyB.

He told the inquiry he and his family had previously stayed at the home of Chancellor George Osborne, where the pair "had one" discussion about the bid.

Mr Murdoch said he told Mr Osborne he was "grumpy" over the bid "taking a long time".

  • 24 Apr 2012
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