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Nationals | 19 April 14 : 09.46
Press Gazette revealed in January that the comedian had launched legal action after The Sun on Sunday carried a front page story saying Brand had cheated on girlfriend Jemima Khan with a glamour model.
Defamation and libel | 22 April 14 : 09.02
The police have paid damages to a man wrongly identified as a rapist by both the Oxford Mail and the BBC website.
Nationals | 21 April 14 : 08.37
The ruling, by Mr Justice Bean, has been made in proceedings being reported by The Guardian in which a woman is suing services company Serco.
Nationals | 20 April 14 : 10.04
The newspaper carried an interview with Conservative MP Sarah Woolaston yesterday in which she described the Guido Fawkes blog, Daily Telegraph columnist Dan Hodges and LBC's Iain Dale as unnecessarily “aggressive”.
Nationals | 17 April 14 : 13.24
The Financial Times will not be joining new press regulator IPSO - the Independent Press Standards Organisation - editor Lionel Barber announced today.
Regionals | 17 April 14 : 16.15
The Communities and Local Government Secretary has given the five Labour-run boroughs a fortnight to defend their actions and explain why legal proceedings should not be taken against their "propaganda on the rates".
Websites | 17 April 14 : 15.47
Mail Online remained by far the most popular UK newspaper website in March, with nearly double the daily global traffic of the next most popular site, The Guardian.
Regionals | 17 April 14 : 08.42
The complaints of Neelam Desai led to Gareth Davies being served with a “prevention of harassment” notice by Metropolitan Police officers, who came to the Advertiser’s Red Hill office.
Nationals | 17 April 14 : 12.15
Paranoia over leaks rather than hacking at the News of the World prompted Andy Coulson to send an e-mail ordering: "Do his phone", jurors at the trial were told yesterday.
Nationals | 17 April 14 : 11.47
The News UK title, which has previously paid Walsh £400,000 in damages for defamation, issued a clarification on page two of the newspaper today.
People | 16 April 14 : 15.40
Former Daily Telegraph editor Tony Gallagher is returning to the Daily Mail as joint deputy editor. Gallagher left the Telegraph in...
JK Rowling by Daniel Ogrin (creative commons)
Nationals | 16 April 14 : 09.25
JK Rowling by Daniel Ogrin (creative commons)
The paper admitted liability under the “offer of amends” procedure in the Defamation Act. But it has yet to agree what damages to pay Rowling and it has challenged her right to make a unilateral statement in open court about the matter.
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Nationals | 16 April 14 : 14.00
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Coulson told the Old Bailey trial he initially called a halt to the story in 2004 but later changed his mind and confronted Mr Blunkett about it.
Photography | 16 April 14 : 12.08
The photographs were taken on 16 October 2012 by an unnamed photographer in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, and showed Weller and the children out shopping in the street, and relaxing at a café on the edge of the street.
Nationals | 16 April 14 : 11.49
Sitting in the Court of Appeal, Lord Justice Maurice Kay and Lord Justice Laws gave Jonathan Calvert and Heidi Blake permission to appeal Mr Justice Tugendhat's finding.
Photography | 16 April 14 : 10.31
According to blogger Dan Barker, this photo was uploaded on to Flickr in 2009 and sold to the Mirror by Getty Images. It apparently shows a young girl called Anne who was upset because she lost an earthworm who she had befriended.
Dr Liam Fox has accused The Guardian of "ignorance and arrogance" over its NSA stories (Reuters)
Nationals | 16 April 14 : 09.18
Dr Liam Fox has accused The Guardian of "ignorance and arrogance" over its NSA stories (Reuters)
Two days after The Guardian won a Pulitzer Prize in the United States, Britain’s former defence minister Liam Fox will today use a speech in Washington to accuse the paper of “ignorance and arrogance” over its NSA stories.

Nationals

Daniel Craig pictured with then partner Satzuki Mitchell Andy Coulson denies reporter's claim that he was played voicemail of James Bond actor Daniel Craig
Former tabloid editor Andy Coulson has denied ever being played a voicemail message left on James Bond actor Daniel Craig's phone by secret lover Sienna Miller. Coulson, a former Number 10 spin doctor, denied allegations from his former News of the World colleague, journalist Dan Evans, that he editor was present when the reporter played the message.

Media law

Andy Coulson (Reuters) Andy Coulson okayed £1k payment despite Goodman's warning they both could 'end up on criminal charges'
Former tabloid editor Andy Coulson "rubber-stamped" a payment to a royal source for a story, despite being warned by a colleague that being caught could end up with both parties in court, he told the phone-hacking trial. The ex-No 10 spin doctor said he "failed to address" his own suspicions about the reporter, who was asking for the cash to pay the source.