Lurid coverage of L’Wren Scott’s death shows British tabloids at their worst

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Once more a focus of attention, on the day the Leveson Inquiry report is due to be published, Rebekah Brooks arrives at Westminster Magistrates Court in London where she is facing charges linked to alleged bribery of public officials.

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There are so many things that need explaining in this paragraph - Leveson inquiry cake pops:

Ever wanted to bite Rupert Murdoch’s head off? Now you can, with the help of extreme baking website Eat Your Heart Out

A woman wearing a large red wig performs a stunt in front of the media outside the high court where Rebekah Brooks is giving evidence to the Leveson inquiry. Brooks was also greeted by a pantomime horse, a reference to the news earlier this year that David Cameron rode a retired police horse that had been loaned to Brooks Photograph: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images

Rupert Murdoch: the life and times of a media mogul

Ever since his purchase of the News of the World in 1969, Rupert Murdoch has been a powerful and imposing figure in British life. At 81, as his activities are investigated by the Leveson inquiry, we take a look at the highs and lows of a career in the UK that has straddled six decades

“What a day. For anyone remotely interested in the way Britain works, the next 12 hours are going to be fascinating.”
Andrew Sparrow looks at the day ahead on the politics live blog - which includes Rupert Murdoch giving evidence at the Leveson inquiry into phone hacking. Murdoch has never been held to account in this way before.

Former News of the World journalist Tom Latchem on James Murdoch at Leveson

Murdoch junior is giving evidence at the Leveson inquiry into phone hacking this morning. Follow our live blog and watch the live stream at the same time:

Steve Bell on the Leveson inquiry

Charlotte Church and Anne Diamond have revealed the pain caused by Murdoch press tactics - latest Guardian articles on Leveson inquiry can be found here.