Nationals

By Dominic Ponsford 24 April 16:46
Just over a year after the Telegraph became the first mainstream UK national newspaper website to go behind a metered paywall insiders say they are “encouraged” by the way it has gone. But they are still declining to reveal details of the number of paywall subscribers but Press Gazette has been told that take-up for full-price £9.99 a month digital subscriptions has increased by 50 per cent.
Danny Simpson (Reuters)
By William Turvill 24 April 9:14
Press Gazette revealed last week that The Sun was fighting the defamation claims against Contostavlos over a front-page story in the High Court.
By Press Association 24 April 8:24
During Andy Coulson's cross-examination, Clive Goodman's lawyer, David Spens QC, said the editorial staff member, who cannot be named, was "a thoroughly aggressive individual".
Andy Coulson (Reuters)
By PA Mediapoint 23 April 14:45
Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson has described his shock at the arrest of one of his reporters for phone-hacking, and denied suggestions that he was involved in a cover-up.
Police outside the News UK building in Wapping (Reuters)
By Dominic Ponsford 23 April 13:37
Former Sun South West England reporter John Coles has been cleared after spending some 19 months on police bail following his arrest as part of the Operation Elveden investigation.
By Sam Corney 23 April 12:15
The Mail on Sunday has responded to the social media backlash over its undercover foodbanks investigation by saying: “It is a sad day for journalism when investigations into the use of money given by the public are condemned”.
By Dominic Ponsford 23 April 9:17
A poll by YouGov has suggested that more members of the public think the Guardian was right to report on the materials given to it by Edward Snowden than think it was wrong.
Daniel Craig pictured with then partner Satzuki Mitchell
By PA Mediapoint 22 April 13:07
Former tabloid editor Andy Coulson has denied ever being played a voicemail message left on James Bond actor Daniel Craig's phone by secret lover Sienna Miller. Coulson, a former Number 10 spin doctor, denied allegations from his former News of the World colleague, journalist Dan Evans, that he editor was present when the reporter played the message.
By William Turvill and Press Association 21 April 8:37
The ruling, by Mr Justice Bean, has been made in proceedings being reported by The Guardian in which a woman is suing services company Serco.
By William Turvill 20 April 10:04
The newspaper carried an interview with Conservative MP Sarah Woolaston yesterday in which she described the Guido Fawkes blog, Daily Telegraph columnist Dan Hodges and LBC's Iain Dale as unnecessarily “aggressive”.
By William Turvill 19 April 9:46
Press Gazette revealed in January that the comedian had launched legal action after The Sun on Sunday carried a front page story saying Brand had cheated on girlfriend Jemima Khan with a glamour model.
By Press Gazette 17 April 13:24
The Financial Times will not be joining new press regulator IPSO - the Independent Press Standards Organisation - editor Lionel Barber announced today.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 17 April 12:15
Paranoia over leaks rather than hacking at the News of the World prompted Andy Coulson to send an e-mail ordering: "Do his phone", jurors at the trial were told yesterday.
By William Turvill 17 April 11:47
The News UK title, which has previously paid Walsh £400,000 in damages for defamation, issued a clarification on page two of the newspaper today.
By Axegrinder 17 April 10:32
Spare a thought for The Guardian, which today issued a clarification on its online story claiming the Vatican had hired a hawk to protect the Pope’s doves.
By David Thompson 16 April 16:30
For famous last words, the great political and social cartoonist Keith Waite's dry wit has matched that of Oscar Wilde and Spike Milligan. Keith, who has died aged 87, was an experienced and enthusiastic sailor based on the Orwell river, near Ipswich, in Suffolk. He instructed that his ashes were to be scattered on the river and on an ebb tide "because I do not want to spend eternity in Ipswich".
By Dominic Ponsford 16 April 15:40

Former Daily Telegraph editor Tony Gallagher is returning to the Daily Mail as joint deputy editor.

Gallagher left the Telegraph in January after four years as editor following a shake-up by new Telegraph editor in chief Jason Seiken.

Reuters
By Press Association and Press Gazette 16 April 14:00
Coulson told the Old Bailey trial he initially called a halt to the story in 2004 but later changed his mind and confronted Mr Blunkett about it.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 16 April 11:49
Sitting in the Court of Appeal, Lord Justice Maurice Kay and Lord Justice Laws gave Jonathan Calvert and Heidi Blake permission to appeal Mr Justice Tugendhat's finding.
By Dominic Ponsford 16 April 10:41
Richard Caseby may no longer be managing editor of The Sun but he is still securing apologies from The Guardian in his new job as director of strategic communications at the Department of Work and Pensions.

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