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Nationals | 23 July 14 : 10.13
MPs yesterday praised The Sunday Times for its "outstanding" work exposing corruption at football world governing body FIFA.
Nationals | 23 July 14 : 10.14
The singer (pictured, Reuters), 26, told this week, after her trial for allegedly brokering a drugs deal collapsed, how a year of her life had been "ruined".
Nationals | 22 July 14 : 14.26
Actor Rhys Ifans (pictured, Reuters) and entertainer Michael Barrymore have settled their phone-hacking damages claims.
Media business | 23 July 14 : 09.44
Announcing a second-quarter profits rise of 84 per cent and a 12 per cent increase in revenue year on year, Gannett also said Newsquest’s digital revenues are up 24.6 per cent.
Television | 22 July 14 : 08.24
Colin Brazier has criticised reports of the incident that didn’t recognise his instant apology – "we shouldn't be doing this … this is a mistake" – instead being “determined to see what I did as a powerful example of journalistic vulturism”.
Television | 22 July 14 : 11.08
David Cameron (pictured, Reuters) said people leafing through victims' belongings and suitcases was "completely inappropriate" and called on the media and pro-Russian separatists to understand they are dealing with "effectively a murder scene".
Regionals | 22 July 14 : 09.35
The change means the paper’s presses will be rolling from around midnight, but editor Keith Harrison said this does not mean it is now a “morning paper”.
Media business | 22 July 14 : 09.09
Johnston Press’s managing directors for Northern Ireland and Scotland are to leave as part of a shake-up that will see the company combine several publishing divisions.
Nationals | 21 July 14 : 13.07
The trial of Tulisa Contostavlos over drugs allegations has collapsed.
Nationals | 21 July 14 : 16.22
Conducted for the BBC by Ipsos MORI in February, the survey’s aim was to gauge “public perceptions of impartiality and trustworthiness of the BBC”.
Criminal law | 21 July 14 : 15.39
The Tulisa drugs sting trial collapsed after the judge agreed that Sun on Sunday reporter Mazher Mahmood told a “deliberate lie” in a pre-trial hearing.
Television | 21 July 14 : 12.57
The corporation remains the most trusted source of news in the UK, according to the report, “although we are slightly below the levels reached before October 2012 when the crisis broke over coverage of Jimmy Savile and the separate Newsnight child abuse investigation”.
People | 21 July 14 : 11.21
Evan Davis is leaving Radio 4’ Today programme to step into Jeremy Paxman’s shoes as lead presenter on Newsnight.
Glenn Mulcaire (Reuters)
Criminal law | 21 July 14 : 09.52
Glenn Mulcaire (Reuters)
Former full-time phone-hacker for the News of the World Glenn Mulcaire has repeated his assertion that be believed he was working indirectly for the police when he listened to the phone messages of missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler.
Television | 21 July 14 : 08.18
In the report about the horrific scene, Colin Brazier picked up a toiletry bag and a set of keys from an open suitcase full of the victim's belongings.
Media business | 21 July 14 : 09.07
The publisher, owned by Richard Desmond (pictured, Reuters), is expected to internally announce a savings target of between £10m and £14m, according to the report.
Appointments | 18 July 14 : 13.00
Sara Firth worked at Russia Today over five years, joining the Russian government-funded station in Moscow straight from City University in London.

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Agency pays five-figure damages to Adele's two-year-old son over paparazzi pics
The toddler son of singer Adele (pictured above, Reuters) has accepted a five-figure sum in damages in settlement of a privacy case brought by his parents over paparazzi photos of his "milestone moments". Although the pictures do not appear to have been published in the UK, Adele's lawyers said that the case showed that "taking photos can be as intrusive as publishing them". Lawyers for Adele, who launched the proceedings with her partner Simon Konecki, said she was emphatic that two-year-old Angelo Adkins was not and must never be "public property".