The media titan - once head of Rupert Murdoch's UK operations - is now under criminal investigation for her role in the News of the World phone hacking scandal.
The Icelandic volcano ash cloud drifting over Northern Europe grounded hundreds of flights, frustrating travelers.
Experts suggest that the volcanic ash from Iceland's Grímsvötn could once again snarl British air traffic later this week.
Authorities have already grounded more than 250 flights as a volcanic ash cloud from Iceland's Grímsvötn volcano covers British air space. They appear better prepared to limit the fallout after last year's Iceland volcano disruption.
Airline stocks in Europe: Budget carrier Ryanair initiates first cutbacks ever, saying it's cheaper to ground 80 planes than fly them. Other airline stocks fell because Iceland's volcanic eruption could disrupt traffic.