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News | Friday, 28 November 2014
Former Sun deputy news editor: Inventing quotes to 'embellish' stories is 'standard journalistic practice'
The Sun's former deputy news editor told a court it is "very standard journalistic practice" to invent quotes. Ben O'Driscoll, 38...
News | Friday, 28 November 2014
'It may have been crazy but it has worked': Pro-independence daily newspaper for Scotland to continue
Scotland’s new pro-independence daily newspaper has announced plans to continue publishing beyond its pilot week. Newsquest’s National...
News | Friday, 28 November 2014
Cleveland Police believed to have seized telecoms data to find media source
Cleveland Police blanked FoI on RIPA use against journalists Force did provide internal emails discussing IOCCO's RIPA inquiry...
News | Thursday, 27 November 2014
'I do not accept I acted unlawfully at all': Sun journalist defends looking at contents of MP's Blackberry
A Sun journalist denied to a court that he "acted unlawfully at all" by looking at the contents of an MP's Blackberry phone. (Picture:...
News | Thursday, 27 November 2014
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...
News | Thursday, 27 November 2014
Independent and Telegraph websites 'hacked' by Syrian Electronic Army
The Independent, Evening Standard and Telegraph websites were reportedly hacked by the Syrian Electronic Army today. The Independent, which had both...
News | Thursday, 27 November 2014
Sun six trial: Ben O'Driscoll says he did not believe reporter's claims about having 'copper contact'
A Sun reporter with a "copper contact" was prone to exaggeration and once claimed to be related to Barack Obama, according to the paper...
News | Thursday, 27 November 2014
Times apologises and pays damages over incorrect 'MMR families sue their lawyers' story
The Times has apologised and paid substantial damages to a law firm that it wrongly alleged was being sued for negligence by a former client over a...
News | Thursday, 27 November 2014
As Johnston Press slashes more jobs in Yorkshire, Ashley Highfield says growth will return in 2015
Johnston Press has announced there will be up to 19 job cuts across 19 titles in Yorkshire, according to the National Union of Journalists. The...
News | Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Former Sun deputy news editor Ben O'Driscoll accuses colleague Pyatt of lying in evidence
Unprintable tales of explosive scandals involving politicians and celebrities were stored in a "Wild West-style" safe in the Sun's...
News | Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Tears of relief for Sun Whitehall editor Clodagh Hartley as she is cleared of conspiracy to corrupt public official
Sun Whitehall editor Clodagh Hartley and the girlfriend of a HM Customs press officer have been cleared of plotting to reveal government secrets in...
News | Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Prison officer on trial for selling stories to The Sun says he only acted in the public interest
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...
News | Wednesday, 26 November 2014
NAPA boss says BBC should buy news from agencies rather than 'call centre' local newspapers
The National Association of Press Agencies has urged the BBC to start buying in local content from its members. The suggestion follows news from BBC...
News | Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Revenue growth to £62m for Mail Online largely offsets print decline
Mail Online has has reported revenue up 41 per cent year on year from £44m to £62m. The increase helped offset a 5 per cent fall in...
News | Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Editor 'confident' new Scottish daily The National will continue after pilot 'but it's not my call'
Editor of new Scottish daily The National Richard Walker has said he is “confident” the new title will continue after this week's...
News | Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Mobile phone records of 1,700 News UK staff accessed by Met Police after Vodafone blunder
The Metropolitan Police has been supplied with the phone records of some 1,700 News UK employees after a mistake by Vodafone. Staff have been...
News | Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Express journalists urge Desmond to halt 'unsustainable' cutbacks which will leave titles 'dead in the water'
Journalists at Express Newspapers have urged owner Richard Desmond to halt cuts which will see the businesss team reduced to one,  TV pages...
News | Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Jury retires to consider case against Sun Whitehall editor Clodagh Hartley
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...
News | Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Nick Parker trial: In 26 years at The Sun he was never given legal guidance on payments to public officials
A police officer contacted the Sun about footballer John Terry's mother and mother-in-law being arrested for shoplifting £1,450-worth of...
News | Tuesday, 25 November 2014
Police witnesses tell Plebgate trial Andrew Mitchell 'unpleasant', 'prone to tantrums' and once called officer 'Mr Plod'
A police officer who accompanied former Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell on two foreign trips has told the High Court that the MP was "...

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