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Mobile | 21 August 14 : 17.22
The Times titles had the most popular newspaper digital editions in the UK last month.
Websites | 21 August 14 : 16.16
Metro was the fastest growing UK newspaper website against last month, more than doubling its reach year on year to some 1,547,550 daily browsers according to ABC.
Defamation and libel | 20 August 14 : 16.23
Chairman of the Commons energy select committee Tim Yeo is suing The Sunday Times for libel over a report that he coached a paying client before they gave evidence to his committee.
Websites | 21 August 14 : 11.24
This may have been great news for transparency and open justice – but what was I going to do? I never thought any judge would allow live blogging of such a complex, contempt-fraught trial.
Broadcast | 21 August 14 : 10.32
Bumper pay packets handed out to BBC executives have caused "massive damage" to the corporation, according to its Middle East editor Jeremy Bowen.
Appointments | 21 August 14 : 10.19
Regional media group archant has appointed Filmflex Movies boss Jeff Henry as its new chief exdecutive. Filmflex is a video on demand...
Nationals | 20 August 14 : 08.46
A video showing an Islamic State (IS) extremist with a British accent beheading an American journalist appears to be genuine and is an "appalling example of the brutality of this organisation", Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond has said.
Nationals | 20 August 14 : 09.51
“Can we hack their voicemail? Oh, there they are… let’s go along with a photographer. That’s kind of how tabloid journalism worked in those days – that was life.” Former News of the World reporter Dan Evans said management referred to phone-hacking during conferences as “special checks,” and unlike the Mirror group, News International wanted everything on email.
Criminal law | 18 August 14 : 16.34
A former Metropolitan Police officer who used his mother to help him sell The Sun a story about a British soap star's attempted suicide has been jailed for 12 months, it can now be reported.
Broadcast | 18 August 14 : 17.12
The director general of the BBC and the head of South Yorkshire Police face questions from MPs over the leak row surrounding the search of Sir Cliff Richard's home.
Nationals | 18 August 14 : 09.16
A former Times journalist who admitted hacking a Yahoo email account in order to unmask pseudonymous police blogger Nightjack has been given a caution.
People | 18 August 14 : 16.16
The Sunday People looks set to lose both its editor and and deputy editor as its editorial team is merged with the Sunday Mirror. Parent...
Broadcast | 18 August 14 : 10.24
South Yorkshire police has “clarified” its position admitting now that it did tip off the BBC about the raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s Berkshire home last Thursday.
Nationals | 18 August 14 : 10.01
Former young journalist of the year Ryan Sabey has been charged with conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office together a soldier.
Nationals | 15 August 14 : 11.44
The Sun has been censured by the Press Complaints Commission for breaching the "harassment" clause of the Editors' Code in respect of approaches to woman who was attacked by publicist Max Clifford.
Consumer | 15 August 14 : 12.55
The Jewish Chronicle has apologised to readers for carrying an advert promoting the Disasters Emergency Committee Gaza appeal.
Mobile | 15 August 14 : 09.24
The Economist is the UK magazine title with the most digital edition sales, according to figures for the first half of 2014 released by ABC.

Nationals

Four journalists appear in court accused of hacking and illegal payments at The Sun and News of the World
Four journalists appeared in court this morning accused of involvement in phone-hacking and making illegal payments at The Sun and the News of the World The Sun's crime reporter, Anthony France, 41, from Watford, Hertfordshire, appeared in the dock at Westminster Magistrates' Court charged with conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office.

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Four journalists appear in court accused of hacking and illegal payments at The Sun and News of the World
Four journalists appeared in court this morning accused of involvement in phone-hacking and making illegal payments at The Sun and the News of the World The Sun's crime reporter, Anthony France, 41, from Watford, Hertfordshire, appeared in the dock at Westminster Magistrates' Court charged with conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office.