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Television | 29 June 15 : 13.59
For a year from September 2013, the BBC had a team of journalists embedded with the Metropolitan Police. Four teams of two (self-shooting producers and assistant producers) shadowed different parts of the force over this period. The filming has culminated in a five-part series, broadcast on Monday nights at 9pm on BBC One.
Regionals | 29 June 15 : 12.34
Jon Griffin, who was named Business and Finance Journalist of the Year at last month’s Regional Press Awards, is accepting voluntary redundancy as part of a programme for 19 job losses in Birmingham.
Television | 29 June 15 : 12.01
Evgeny Lebedev’slocal TV stations London Live made an operating loss of £11.6m in the year ending September 2014, after launching in March last year, its company has revealed.
Nationals | 29 June 15 : 10.26
Published for the first time as The Daily Telegraph and Courier on 29 June 1855, costing twopence, the newspaper claimed to have “the largest circulation in the world” in 1874.
Regionals | 29 June 15 : 09.31
Described by the Trinity Mirror title “the biggest shake-up of its 136-year history”, the changes come after a month-long consultation with readers who provided editor Ali Machray with feedback on Twitter, the website and through sending letters.
Broadcast | 26 June 15 : 11.45
An internal BBC survey has shown that bullying, recruitment processes and confidence in senior management are the primary concerns of staff.
People | 26 June 15 : 15.04
It has to be said that the first thing you notice when speaking to former News UK head of PR Richard Brookes is the fact he does not have any arms.
Regionals | 25 June 15 : 12.29
London Mayor Boris Johnson and five other Conservative MPs have backed striking journalists in their demands to be paid the London Living Wage and be provided with an office to work in.
Nationals | 26 June 15 : 09.15
Trinity Mirror has increased its cost savings target for the year from £10m, set in March, to £20m.
Privacy | 26 June 15 : 10.30
The BBC has published links to nearly 200 of its news stories which have been excluded from Google search results in Europe following the “right to be forgotten” ruling.
Nationals | 25 June 15 : 16.10
A year on from the end of the hacking trial both News Corp and Scotland Yard have declined to comment on whether or not News Corp chairman Rupert Murdoch has yet been questioned by police.
Broadcast | 26 June 15 : 09.14
The BBC Trust could be scrapped, with its role overseeing the broadcaster handed to media watchdog Ofcom under plans being drawn up by the Government, according to reports.
Appointments | 25 June 15 : 15.45
Bradby will present the programme alone on most nights of the year, according to ITV News, after eight years of Mark Austin and Julie Etchingham doing the job together.
Nationals | 25 June 15 : 12.03
Earlier this week, campaigners claimed that proposals from Justice Secretary Michael Gove would "significantly restrict" the act.
Regionals | 25 June 15 : 08.37
More than 500 journalists, politicians and press freedom campaigners have signed a petition calling on the Metropolitan Police to cancel a harassment warning letter issued to a Croydon Advertiser reporter.
Appointments | 24 June 15 : 16.20
Guido Fawkes news editor turned Westminster bureau chief Harry Cole is joining The Sun's political team.
Freedom of Information | 23 June 15 : 16.20
It emerged yesterday that the Government plans to make sure confidential advice given to ministers by civil servants is protected from publication.
  • News | 30 June 15 : 09.00
    The BBC has come under pressure to stop using the term "Islamic State". (Picture: BBC's New Broadcasting House, Shutterstock) A letter from 125 MPs has called on the corporation to instead adopt the term "Daesh" to describe the terrorist organisation. Prime Minister David Cameron agreed in Parliament yesterday that the term "Islamic State" is inappropriate.

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Prime Minister and MPs urge BBC to drop the 'offensive' term 'Islamic State'
The BBC has come under pressure to stop using the term "Islamic State". (Picture: BBC's New Broadcasting House, Shutterstock) A letter from 125 MPs has called on the corporation to instead adopt the term "Daesh" to describe the terrorist organisation. Prime Minister David Cameron agreed in Parliament yesterday that the term "Islamic State" is inappropriate.

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Broadmoor nurse jailed for two years after being paid £24,000 for stories by News of the World and Mirror
A mental health nurse at Broadmoor high security hospital has been jailed for two years for selling stories about some of Britain's most notorious killers to the News of the World and Mirror newspapers. Kenneth Hall, 49, sold a string of stories to the tabloids, including tales about Robert Ashman, who attacked an MP and killed his assistant with a samurai sword. Andrew Pennington died after he was stabbed six times as he tried to protect Liberal Democrat Nigel Jones in his constituency office in January 2000.