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Privacy | 29 July 14 : 16.06
Mosley, youngest son of Sir Oswald Mosley, former leader of the British Union of Fascists (BUF), has issued High Court proceedings against Google Inc and Google UK Limited for misuse of private information and breaches of the Data Protection Act through his lawyers Payne Hicks Beach.
Appointments | 29 July 14 : 09.39
Radio 4's Today programme presenter Davis was unveiled as Jeremy Paxman's replacement on the BBC2 programme earlier this month - on the same day the BBC annual report was released.
Media business | 28 July 14 : 13.10
The Mirror is launching a dating website, Mirror Matches, this week, to join a number of other offshoot websites, such as usvsth3m.com, ampp3d.mirror.co.uk and the recently relaunched Mirror Bingo site.
Appointments | 29 July 14 : 08.18
The London 2012 supremo, who is chairman of the British Olympic Association, was reportedly the Government's preferred candidate for the role but told the Daily Mail he did not have the "capacity" for the job.
| 28 July 14 : 16.30
Jeakings joined the regional publisher as group finance director in 2002 and was made chief executive in 2008.
Criminal law | 28 July 14 : 08.20
Dominic Kane, 41, who worked at the BBC for 11 years prior to joining Al Jazeera in 2012, was sentenced to ten years in jail last month along with British colleague Sue Turton and Dutch journalist Rena Netjes.
Media business | 28 July 14 : 10.37
The publisher is facing 17 civil claims over phone-hacking and the company’s half-year financial report confirmed it is continuing to co-operate with the police’s operations Elveden, into payments to public officials, and Golding, into phone-hacking at Mirror titles.
Television | 28 July 14 : 09.17
Last week it emerged that the Evgeny Lebedev-owned channel had applied to Ofcom to reduce the number of hours of peak-time local programming to one from three and a half.
Appointments | 28 July 14 : 14.50
Aidan White, who is director of the Ethical Journalism Network, has previously worked as a journalist for national and regional newspapers including The Guardian and the Birmingham Post and Mail.
Nationals | 25 July 14 : 13.36
Reggie Nunkoo, 40, of Lynmouth Road, Walthamstow, entered guilty pleas on two counts of conspiring to commit misconduct in a public office while working as a customs officer.
Nationals | 25 July 14 : 13.05
Mira Bar-Hillel, a freelance who has worked primarily for the Evening Standard over 30 years, has been accused of being an “anti-Semite” by former MP and Sun columnist Louise Mensch and others.
Media business | 25 July 14 : 12.00
The newspaper today claimed a record total circulation – up 13 per cent in a year – with 677,000 readers across print and online.
Criminal law | 25 July 14 : 08.19
Peter Greste (pictured, Reuters), Egyptian-Canadian acting bureau chief Mohammed Fahmy and Egyptian producer Baher Mohammed, were arrested in December as part of a crackdown on Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Their sentencing last month on charges stemming from an interview with the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood sparked international outrage.
Regionals | 25 July 14 : 10.37
Newsquest North East pleaded guilty, having indicated a "not guilty" plea at an earlier hearing.
Nationals | 24 July 14 : 14.57
Four security guards accused of helping to hide or destroy evidence around the time of Rebekah Brooks's arrest will not face trial, a court was told today.
Criminal law | 24 July 14 : 09.03
A journalist who intercepted voicemail messages for both the News of the World and Sunday Mirror today escaped prison.
Media business | 24 July 14 : 10.20
Express Newspapers journalists have condemned owner Richard Desmond as “Britain’s greediest billionaire” after they were told the company is seeking 200 job cuts.