Chairman of the home affairs committee Keith Vaz calls for information on “precisely what the officers did” in relation to the first investigation.
Gordon Brown says he was “in tears” when the Sun told him it would run a story about his son’s medical condition. He is careful not to claim reporters broke the law.
Assistant police commissioner John Yates expresses “regret” that his force did not do enough for potential hacking victims but denies lying over the affair.
Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp announces to the US market it will launch a $5bn share buyback programme, relieving pressure on its beleaguered US stock.
Sue Akers, the deputy assistant commissioner of the Met in charge of the phone hacking investigation, says the Met will contact all 4,000 potential victims.
The coalition says it will back Ed Miliband’s motion that News Corp should not be allowed to bid for Sky, paving the way for a crushing defeat for Murdoch.