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Media business | 27 November 14 : 09.32
The union has said staff across the Yorkshire Publishing Unit were told their editorial budget is to be reduced by 8 per cent, with between 15 and 19 jobs to go by the end of March.
Nationals | 27 November 14 : 14.07
The Independent, which had both its main website and the i100 targeted, said sites using the Gigya comment platform were affected.
Nationals | 27 November 14 : 10.46
Ben O'Driscoll told a court he took the young female reporter's claims "with a pinch of salt" and did not think she had a police officer contact.
Nationals | 27 November 14 : 09.54
The story headlined "MMR families sue their legal aid lawyers" reported on 26 June that Hodge Jones and Allen LLP was being sued by Matthew McCafferty, the High Court was told.
Nationals | 26 November 14 : 15.04
Sun Whitehall editor Clodagh Hartley and the girlfriend of a HM Customs press officer have been cleared of plotting to reveal government secrets in exchange for cash.
Criminal law | 26 November 14 : 15.24
Unprintable tales of explosive scandals involving politicians and celebrities were stored in a "Wild West-style" safe in the Sun...
Nationals | 25 November 14 : 20.35
The Metropolitan Police has been supplied with the phone records of some 1,700 News UK employees after a mistake by Vodafone.
Criminal law | 26 November 14 : 14.12
A prison officer accused of selling stories to The Sun told jurors that if he had been in it for the money he could have sold celebrity "tittle tattle" about snooker world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan's jailed father.
Regionals | 26 November 14 : 11.43
The National Association of Press Agencies has urged the BBC to start buying in local content from its members.
Media business | 26 November 14 : 09.33
Mail Online has has reported revenue up 41 per cent year on year from £44m to £62m.
Regionals | 26 November 14 : 09.03
Editor of new Scottish daily The National Richard Walker has said he is “confident” the new title will continue after this week...
Nationals | 25 November 14 : 18.19
Journalists at Express Newspapers have urged owner Richard Desmond to halt cuts which will see the businesss team reduced to one, TV pages completely outsourced and regionalised sport pages stopped.
Regionals | 25 November 14 : 08.46
Tindle Newsapers today announced the launch four new newspapers for London.   The move comes just weeks after Trinity...
Criminal law | 25 November 14 : 12.28
The jury has retired to consider verdicts in the trial of a Sun reporter accused of plotting with a Government press officer over a string of leaks to the newspaper, including details of Alistair Darling's 2010 budget.
Defamation and libel | 25 November 14 : 10.08
A police officer who accompanied former Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell on two foreign trips has told the High Court that the MP was "unpleasant until he got what he wanted".
Websites | 24 November 14 : 17.19
The Sun claims to have more than doubled its digital subscribers to a total of 225,000 since the last release of paywall numbers a year ago...
Nationals | 24 November 14 : 15.29
Vitriolic media coverage which portrayed Rebekah Brook as a “figure of hate” made it impossible for her to receive a fair trial, her lawyer Angus McBride has alleged.

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Andrew Mitchell loses Plebgate libel case against The Sun - judge satisfied he probably did say 'pleb'
Former Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell has lost his High Court libel action against The Sun over the "Plebgate" incident. Mitchell sued the News UK newspaper for libel last year over a September 2012 story which reported that he called police officers "fucking plebs". The Sun based its report, which it said was substantially true, on the account given in his log by Pc Toby Rowland.

Media law

Andrew Mitchell loses Plebgate libel case against The Sun - judge satisfied he probably did say 'pleb'
Former Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell has lost his High Court libel action against The Sun over the "Plebgate" incident. Mitchell sued the News UK newspaper for libel last year over a September 2012 story which reported that he called police officers "fucking plebs". The Sun based its report, which it said was substantially true, on the account given in his log by Pc Toby Rowland.