JEREMY Hunt called him "mon ami" and "daddy" while David Cameron's press aide signed off texts to him with kisses.
Here are the facts: we now know David Cameron is a pretty close friend of News International's former chief executive Rebecca Brookes.
MPs have called for the power to jail people who lie to parliament as they step up their attack on the cover- up over phone hacking.
COMMONS Speaker John Bercow has undermined Alex Salmond's pretext for refusing to answer MSPs' questions about his dealings with Rupert Murdoch.
LABOUR renewed its call for Jeremy Hunt to be sacked last night after a newly released email claimed the Culture Secretary wanted Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation to "guide his and No 10's positioning" on the phone-hacking scandal.