Jeremy Hunt seeking advice over News Corp's takeover of BSkyB

The culture secretary is seeking fresh advice from regulators on News Corp's takeover bid for BSkyB, amid the News of the World phone hacking scandal.

Jeremy Hunt has written to media regulator Ofcom after the 168-year-old paper was shut down.

Mr Hunt asked for a fresh assessment of the proposed buyout by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp, which also owned the paper.

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