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Today's media stories from the papers

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James Murdoch returns as Sky chairman
Rupert Murdoch’s younger son stepped down from the pay-TV group in 2012 in the wake of the phone-hacking scandal

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Rupert Murdoch is no powerless taxpayer against Google
Jane Martinson: The mogul has lambasted Downing Street for yielding to lobbying over tax – but he himself is a political player with business reasons to attack the search giant

Today’s headlines

The GuardianEU set to step in over Google tax deal row. P14-15
Facebook to add emoji options to ‘like’ button. P16
John Harris: We are truly addicted to Google, but that can change. P38
Daily TelegraphEuropean Commission to investigate if Google tax deal counts as ‘state aid’. P10
BT secures £100m BBC network contract. Business P1
Daily Mail raises cover price after sharp fall in advertising. Business P8
Financial TimesBrexit hunt for expats takes to Twitter. P2
Five programmes for change to help secure the future for Channel 4. P4
Brussels pledges to probe UK-Google agreement. P6
Facebook flexes muscles over digital advertising. P17
Daily Mail owner hit by fall in advertising. P21 Comment P14
The TimesOsborne’s ‘Google tax’ does not tax ... Google. P1,12
BBC News and BBC World channels expected to merge. P4
Daily Mail raises cover price after online fails to plug gap. P49
The IndependentMinister blames media-savvy rebels for Saudi bomb stories. P4
Brussels to investigate Osborne’s Google tax deal. P8
Radio 1 picks algorithm expert as its new head of music. P11
iFacebook to offer five ‘Like’ alternatives. P2
Google tax deal faces EU scrutiny. P5
Radio 1 picks algorithm expert as its new head of music. P19
Wall Street JournalItaly seeks back taxes from Google. P1,6
Daily MailOsborne insists Google’s tax deal IS a real success. P4
BBC’S Charlotte Moore, her cameraman husband and how his firm made a fortune ... from BBC. P11
Diary: Don’t give cash to BBC, Esther Rantzen tells pensioners. P36
DMGT’s revenues rise to £500m. P73
Daily ExpressRihanna makes new album free for fans. P20
The Sun
Taxman caves in over Google. P9
UK cinemas made a record £1.2bn last year. P15
War and Peace coverage. P39
Randy rodent’s Bake Off return. P39
Daily MirrorStrictly Come Dancing bosses want singer Anastacia to compete on show. P9
Catherine Tate says Nan could become a full series. P14
Daily StarCelebrity Big Brother coverage. P9
Lee Nelson cons Britain’s Got Talent judges as ‘rapping rabbi’. P11
Actor Perry Glasspool signs new Hollyoaks contract. P22

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