Gordon Brown to testify at phone-hacking inquiry
Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown and his wife Sarah Brown attend The Leveson Inquiry on June 11, 2012 in London.
June 11th, 2012
04:34 AM ET

Gordon Brown to testify at phone-hacking inquiry

A former British prime minister who has been a harsh critic of media baron Rupert Murdoch is due to testify Monday at an enquiry spawned by phone-hacking at Murdoch's News of the World tabloid.

Gordon Brown is due to take the stand at the Leveson Inquiry, a wide-ranging probe set up by the British government to examine media ethics.

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair has already testified.

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  1. Sinfully Yours

    –Mr Gordon Brown takes the stand–
    Prosecuting Attorney: "Is that your real hair, Mr. Brown?"
    Gordon Brown: "No sir, I admit, this is a squirrel on my head."
    Prosecuting Attorney: "No further questions your honor."

    June 11, 2012 at 7:27 am | Report abuse |
  2. Zoom

    A Silver Squirrel, no less.

    June 11, 2012 at 7:36 am | Report abuse |