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The morning and a afternoon.
Over in Britain Ashley Webster from the Fox Business Network has been of course in -- doing live reporting.
From London all of this he joins us by phone and and first let's talk about.
This comedian is Johnny marbles.
There was only a few folks in the public -- that rollout in of this meeting and in -- -- numbers.
Did they not -- marine who was gonna be at this hearing.
Well that is certainly a good question shadow on the chairman of the senate committee apologize to both James and Rupert Murdoch cost was saying a full.
Investigation was the end undertaken to find out how something like this could happen.
-- that this committee are rumors of small room list ten committee members those people obviously giving.
And associates send them SS space both voting members of the public and fifteen journalists there was a long line outside -- this building which is right across from the parliament building.
Earlier today for people who wanted a child together in the and listen to the hearing.
Before it actually again there was a small protest with people holding to come placards and making some employees this was reported great first.
What was spoken at the hearing they were managed the police stopped them out of the room very quickly.
Suppression have brought had -- they get -- But you actually might show we -- almost -- kind of winding down this hearing down but all of the ten committee members of -- -- -- Was just beginning to question James and Rupert Murdoch when you that you conceal the video.
James Murdoch's at least stand up quickly -- -- his left is that man approaches his father Rupert Murdoch with what appears to be a plates of some white substance perhaps follow.
But shaving cream as you identified him as some comedian by the name is Johnny marbles and mom and pandemonium breaks out people reacted quickly.
Meant by one of the committee members complementing with the Murdoch's wife Wendy for substantial left hook as you can see in the video -- Jumps quickly towards this but.
Individual as you say he's been taken into custody and shortly after -- -- off the the hearing continued and wrapped up and as you said does show.
A lot of interest -- -- -- up today that time and time again both James and Rupert Murdoch's saying how sorry they -- us.
I as usual does he says that with the that I think this is the most humble day of his life and certainly -- is to -- need to tell that.
I don't know if we have a committee hearing shot up live -- but we are waiting now.
Actually talk us through what about -- back abraxis testimony is Rebecca brooks former news international executive.
It's gonna be next in line in front of the same committee do we have any idea timing at this point nationally.
Not at all you know that this initial hearing supposed to take an -- though they said -- could run longer will clearly it has is that despite the disruption also adding to that time.
I don't think is going to be that long maybe 1520 minutes maybe up to half and now although they may decide to not go ahead with it today given everything that's happened.
We all waiting to hear but you're absolutely right Rebecca -- next stop.
She's the former chief executive vote but news international she resigned her post last week.
I think quite dramatically this possibly can she was off to come in or she voluntarily actually came in.
To speak with police storm system questions and was then arrested she was kept for a total of nine now's a question.
Absolutely release close to midnight Sunday night.
For a lawyer came out yesterday saying look she is committed no criminal offense and looks forward.
To altering the questions all of them both committees so what.
We're waiting to see when that hearing will get under way it should be interest -- she has been somewhat of a lightning rod in the -- of this.
Phone hacking -- investigation.
And the committee members say they have a lot of hot questions as well.
I do want to show our viewers before -- actually shares in News Corp.
rising throughout this testimony -- get an intraday chart of the company member of News Corp.
the parent of the -- this -- Eric has a market cap of about 42 billion dollars.
The stock has been steadily rising and that has been adding to shares of News Corp.
today so the stock reacting Wall Street reacting of course all of this.
A happening over in Britain today Ashley Webster from the Fox Business Network -- thank you.
Very much of course any updates please bring them to us speaking of Wall Street back to this country folks your -- your.
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