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By PA Media Lawyer 20 October 12:22
Businessman Jean Bernard Fernandez-Versini, who married the 31-year-old singer - better known as Cheryl Cole - in July, had sued Reveal publisher the National Magazine Company for invasion of privacy and breach of the Data Protection Act 1998.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 October 10:44
A senior Metropolitan Police officer has defended the use of spying powers against journalists saying that “nobody should be above the law”.
By William Turvill 20 October 9:05
Thomas has been acting editor of the title since May, when Tom Giles was moved into a strategy role at the BBC.
By PA Mediapoint 20 October 8:49
A witness, who cannot be identified, was giving evidence in the trial of prison officer Scott Chapman who was allegedly paid £40,000 by newspapers for information about James Bulger's killer after he was sent back to prison in 2010 for child porn offences.
By PA Mediapoint 20 October 8:30
A "mole hunt" was conducted at the high security psychiatric hospital to find where the tip-offs which led to exclusive stories in the newspaper were coming from, Kingston Crown Court was told.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 October 12:23

The Daily Telegraph’s weekday editor Chris Evans has been promoted to group director of content.

By William Turvill 17 October 11:49
Accessing the phone records of The Sun was “the very first thing” the Metropolitan Police did in its investigation into Plebgate, a lawyer for the paper has revealed.
By William Turvill 17 October 11:22
The BBC World Service has launched a "lifeline" Ebola service on Whatsapp for the people of West Africa.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 October 11:05
The majority of traffic to the BBC News website now comes from mobile and tablet devices.
By William Turvill 17 October 9:52
Thames Valley Police did not say Sally Murrer was a journalist when it applied to bug her conversations, her barrister has revealed.
By William Turvill 17 October 8:53
Mail Online hit a new traffic record in May when it reached an average of 11,792,392 daily web browsers per day.
By PA Mediapoint 17 October 8:18
The photojournalist has featured in a series of propaganda videos released by IS extremists in recent weeks and apparently had an article published in the group's Dabiq magazine.
By PA Mediapoint 16 October 15:21
Walliams, who is best known for the sketch show Little Britain but is also an author and a trustee of Comic Relief, accepted substantial undisclosed damages and his legal costs from News Group Newspapers (NGN), publishers of the now-defunct News of the World.
By PA Mediapoint 16 October 15:11
The group of editors and reporters bought confidential information about members of the Royal Family, celebrities, notorious inmates, "the famous, not so famous and the infamous", Kingston Crown Court heard.
By Mike Darcey 16 October 10:20
News UK chief executive Mike Darcey's speech to the Press Gazette News on the Move conference, hosted by News UK at The News Building
By Dominic Ponsford 16 October 9:52
A new survey suggests newspapers played a bigger role in helping Scottish people decide how to vote in the referendum than social media and the campaigns themselves.
By William Turvill 16 October 8:51
Proposed by Labour's John McDonnell yesterday, the Early Day Motion now has the backing of 11 other members from all major parties.
By William Turvill 16 October 7:57
Made in Cardiff has today become the eighth local TV station to go live.
By William Turvill 15 October 16:25
Asked if the Crown Prosecution Service should be giving advice to police on the use of RIPA against journalists, Alison Saunders said: “I think RIPA sets out a very clear and very thorough framework, quite rightly so, for what are intrusive powers.”
By Axegrinder 15 October 14:15
Boris Johnson walked off camera during a BBC interview this afternoon, leaving the presenter calling out his name on live television.

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