Suspect turned informant gives new evidence to Met before parliament vote on newspaper regulation.
June 13, 1942 - Fighting in North Africa, Rommel aiming for Tobruk. News of Anglo-Russian Pact. Thousands more U.S. troops arrive in Northern Ireland. Russian Army attacking Germans at Sebastopol and Kharkov. Japanese troops land on Kiska in Aleutian Islands. V-Mail is inaugurated and a big Rubber drive starts at Midnight.
News of the latest findings of the Leveson Inquiry into the phone hacking Scandal at News Of The World, and Newscorp, News International and Rupert Murdoch, released today.
April 25, 1941. Rumored fall of Athens to Axis forces. No German raids over London for second night running. RAF attacks German targets. Free-French Island of Tahiti pledges support to De-Gaulle. Concerns about Germans making move on Spain with 2,500 operatives posing as German tourists in Madrid. German brewers working on Light Beer. Secretary of State Cordell Hull pledges renewed support for Convoys to Britain. Please donate to Newstalgia to keep this service up and running.
April 13, 1940 - news about the deteriorating situation and invasion of Norway. The reaction to the invasion throughout Europe. News reports from Berlin and London.
Rupertgate Update - Rebekah Brooks arrested again. Along with husband Charlie Brooks, Head of Security at News International Mark Hanna and three others as yet unidentified. Police did a roundup this morning.
March 9, 1940 - Continued border fighting between Finland and Russia. Germany threatens Sweden over Iron Ore exports. von Ribbentrop visits Rome regarding Finnish crisis. U.S. accused of inciting Finland. Capitol Hill - Labor Committee chairwoman Mary Norton condemns move to drop the Labor Relations Board and calls to revise the Labor Law. Election campaign of 1940 gets underway with Democrats split over the Hatch Act or "pure political law" regarding a ban on officials campaigning for colleagues.
March 6, 1948 - The Cold War and The Filibuster. Reports of communists infiltrating West German labor unions. Coup in Czechoslovakia. Palestine Partition left up to U.S. and USSR. Filibuster heating up on Capitol Hill, being led by Dixiecrats against Civil Rights legislation. Three Power Conference on Germany held in London without Soviet Union. Harry Bridges ousted as CIO President.
Rupertgate Update - The Son Sets . . .for now. James Murdoch announced his resignation from News International in order to assume full-time duties at Newscorp overseeing Pay-TV operations. So they say.
When The Going Gets Tough The Tough Go Tabloid - Rupertgate Friday and news that Rupert Murdoch plans to launch a Sunday edition of The Sun in the face of widespread criticism over his handling of the News Of The World phone Hacking Scandal and the recent firings at The Sun.
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