Nationals

By Dominic Ponsford 29 May 13:00
Sun publisher News UK has indicated that it won’t pay prosecution legal fees of £35,000 for its reporter Anthony France.
By Dominic Ponsford and William Turvill 29 May 10:39
Alan Rusbridger steps down today after 20 years as Guardian editor, handing over the reins to deputy editor Katharine Viner. Under Rusbridger, The Guardian won newspaper of the year four times at the British Press Awards and last year it became the first UK newspaper to win the Pulitzer Prize for the Edward Snowden revelations about US state surveillance.
By Dominic Ponsford and PA Mediapoint 29 May 8:38
Sun reporter Anthony France has today been sentenced to 18 months in prison, suspended for two years.
By Dominic Ponsford 28 May 9:40
The Sun has been censured by the Independent Press Standards Organisation over a Rod Liddle column which poked fund at a blind and transgender Labour parliamentary candidate.
By Mark Abbott 27 May 11:14
Mark Abbott, a criminal defence lawyer and partner at Blaser Mills law firm, acted as former Sun managing editor Graham Dudman's solicitor after he was arrested and charged under Operation Elveden.
By William Turvill 27 May 10:39
The corporation said that it purchased 45,672 copies of the newspaper, spending £63,061, in 2014.
By PA Mediapoint 27 May 8:50
A Broadmoor nurse from Somerset has admitted selling stories about some of Britain's most notorious killers to the News of the World and Mirror newspapers. (Picture: Shutterstock)
By PA Mediapoint 26 May 14:25
Hacking phones was "systematic" at the News of the World, the perjury trial of the newspaper's former editor has heard.
By William Turvill 26 May 12:33
In his column on Saturday, Rifkind described being a celebrity journalist as “rubbish” and told how he “just couldn’t figure out how” to get stories like the red-tops.
By William Turvill 26 May 10:23
Janine Gibson, editor-in-chief of The Guardian website and a deputy editor of Guardian News and Media, is leaving the title after 17 years.
By William Turvill 26 May 8:57
Mirror Group Newspapers has now been sued by nearly 100 actors, sports stars and other individuals in the High Court in the wake of the hacking scandal at the titles.
By PA Mediapoint 26 May 8:07
News of the World private investigator Glenn Mulcaire told journalists on the paper that he obtained the voicemail messages of missing schoolgirl Milly Dowler from a police source, a court heard.
By William Turvill 22 May 17:19
Independent political editor Andy Grice is to leave his role after 17 years.
By William Turvill and Press Association 22 May 16:52
The inquiry was launched in April after the Telegraph reported on a leaked memo stating that Nicola Sturgeon had told the French ambassador that she wanted David Cameron to be Prime Minister after the election.
By PA Mediapoint 22 May 16:31
A Sun journalist has been found guilty of paying a police officer for stories.
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.
By William Turvill 22 May 9:18
Home Secretary Theresa May proposed that broadcast regulator Ofcom be given the power “censor” transmissions involving “extremist content”, according to a leaked letter in which the former culture secretary condemned the plans.
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".
By PA Media Lawyer 21 May 13:24
Harry Potter author J K Rowling has been "fully vindicated and her reputation restored" following a newspaper's apology over allegations that she wrote a "sob story" containing false claims about her time as a single mother, the High Court was told today.
By 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.

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