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Rupert Murdoch files for divorce

News Corp chief executive Rupert Murdoch has filed for divorce from his wife Wendi, the company has confirmed. He married his third wife in 1999.

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Murdoch's marriage 'broken down irretrievably'

Rupert Murdoch, centre, and his wife Wendi pictured at last year's Wimbledon men's final. Credit: PA

Rupert Murdoch's divorce filing said the "relationship between husband and wife has broken down irretrievably," according to a New York Times report.

It added that a spokeswoman for News Corporation, his media company, confirmed that it was Mr Murdoch who had made the filing.

The spokeswoman added that the divorce would have no impact on the company.

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