Sun reporter Anthony France guilty of misconduct in public office after paper paid policeman £22k for storiesBy PA Mediapoint 22 May 16:31
A Sun journalist has been found guilty of paying a police officer for stories. Sun crime reporter Anthony France, 41, from Watford, cultivated a "corrupt relationship" with PC Timothy Edwards over four years, his trial at the Old Bailey heard.
By PA Mediapoint 22 May 12:53
Crime reporter Anthony France, 41, is on trial at the Old Bailey over allegations he cultivated a "corrupt relationship" with PC Timothy Edwards over four years.
Total cost of Met Police's journalism investigations rises £4m in eight months to £37.4m (excluding legal fees)By William Turvill 22 May 9:47
The Metropolitan Police has now spent £37.4m on investigations into journalism, with the figure rising by £4m in the last eight months.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 May 16:54
The Daily Mirror built its circulation to more than 4.5m in the years after the Second World War with a mantra which Hugh Cudlipp described as "publish and be damned".
Police are investigating a newspaper advert taken out by the family of a man convicted of murder calling for jurors to come forward.
Goodman told by Coulson he could keep his job if he admitted to 'lone wolf' phone-hacking, perjury trial hearsBy PA Mediapoint 21 May 13:18
A former News of the World journalist has told a perjury trial that editor Andy Coulson suggested he would keep his job at the paper if he pleaded guilty to phone-hacking.
Trinity Mirror phone-hacking costs estimate rises to £28m after record £1.2m privacy payouts to eight claimantsBy PA Mediapoint 21 May 9:11
More than £1 million in damages has been awarded to celebrities including Paul Gascoigne and Sadie Frost over phone-hacking by Mirror Group Newspapers.
By PA Mediapoint 20 May 18:52
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson knew phone-hacking was happening at the newspaper while he was editor, one of its former journalists has told a court.
By PA Mediapoint 20 May 12:12
A Kent-based officer at a top-security prison became the "paid mole" of a reporter working at the Daily Mirror and News of the World over the course of five years, a court heard.
Sun reporter not concerned whether paid source was police officer: 'The information is the important thing'By Dominic Ponsford 20 May 12:08
Sun crime reporter Anthony France has revealed that he suspected a paid tipster for the paper was a police officer.
Sun reporter Anthony France was 'given' police contact and told: 'I've spoken to a lawyer and it's fine'By PA Mediapoint 19 May 8:59
A Sun reporter told of his struggles against a "homophobic bully" boss as he launched a defence in his trial for paying an anti-terror police officer at Heathrow for tips.
By PA Mediapoint 15 May 13:04
He is accused of lying under oath during the 2010 perjury trial of former MSP Tommy Sheridan.
By William Turvill 12 May 14:05
Sun crime reporter Anthony France paid a police officer more than £20,000 for 38 stories over three years, the Old Bailey was told this morning.
By William Turvill 11 May 12:56
Labour MP Chris Bryant has been named as the shadow culture secretary, replacing Harriet Harman, who has held the position since 2011.
By William Turvill 08 May 12:12
Media lawyers have praised the impact of Press Gazette's Save Our Sources - but warned that the law changes it prompted may not go far enough to protect journalistic material and sources.
By PA Media Lawyer 07 May 12:49
A new and updated edition of the guidance on reporting restriction in courts was published yesterday.
By Dominic Ponsford and Media Lawyer 05 May 11:57
Legal history was made today as officers from the Met Police applied to a judge to view two journalists’ phone records.
By William Turvill 01 May 12:10
The Metropolitan Police employs more than 100 communications staff and has an annual budget of more than £10m, Press Gazette research has found.
By William Turvill and Press Association 01 May 9:00
The BBC would lose funding and influence with UKIP in power, Nigel Farage has said.
News groups in legal bid for MI5 to return reporters' notebooks and allow coverage of secret terror trialBy PA Media Lawyer 29 April 11:59
Restrictions on reporting the trial of a law student on terrorism charges are being challenged in the Court of Appeal by a group of media organisations.