Murdoch flew to Britain from the US last night after days of news reports, rumour and comment from those involved intimately with The Sun and those watching bemusedly from the sidelines.
|Rupert Murdoch arriving last night - (image from Metro)|
Rupert Murdoch Arrives to Tackle Sun Crisis - Guardian Live Blog - Josh halliday and Lisa O'Carroll
1:09 p.m. Guardian Live Blog:
In an email to staff at the Sun, Rupert Murdoch has said that all arrested staff will have their suspension lifted and return to work.Full Email from Rupert Murdoch Now on Guardian Live Blog HERE
The email says:
We will build on the Sun's proud heritage by launching the Sun on Sunday very soon.He adds:
We're doing everything we can to assist those who are arrested. All suspensions are hereby lifted until or whether charged an they are welcome to return to work. Everyone is innocent until proven otherwise.And:
We will obey the law. Illegal activity simply cannot and will not be tolerated at any of our publications.
I am staying with you all in London for the next several weeks to give you my unwavering support.
Sky News - 1:00 p.m. - Murdoch: Sun on Sunday Newspaper Coming Soon
|Rupert Murdoch arrived in London last night ahead of a visit to Wapping. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA|
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