This week the British Parliamentary Committee that convened to investigate accusations of phone hacking and executive misconduct at Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. delivered its findings. The headlines it created make uncomfortable reading for a media tycoon who has been under the microscope for 18 months now. Scott Simon talks with NPR's David Folkenflik about Parliament's scathing report.
The country's early parliamentary elections Sunday are set to be the most divisive in recent history. Voters who are tired of austerity measures are rejecting mainstream politics and turning instead to fringe parties.
Debt-burdened Greeks go to the polls Sunday in the most crucial vote in decades. After two years of cutbacks and recession, voters are angry and frightened about the future. There's also a desire to punish the country's two leading parties in a vote that is widely seen as a referendum on austerity.
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