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Alastair Campbell at Leveson

Tony Blair's former No 10 communications chief Alastair Campbell has finished giving evidence at the Leveson Inquiry. The former head of the Civil Service, Gus O'Donnell also appeared .

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Leveson QC under fire from Murdoch lawyer

News International has hit out at allegations made about Rupert Murdoch's back-room dealings with politicians.

Robert Jay QC, counsel for the Leveson Inquiry, was accused of "headline grabbing" by suggesting the media mogul was suffering "selective amnesia" about his talks with Margaret Thatcher.

The company's barrister Rhodri Davies QC insisted there was nothing sinister going on.

He said: "Mr Murdoch has nothing to lie about. The documents tell the story."

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