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By William Turvill 28 November 11:59

The multimedia head of sport across The Independent titles, Evening Standard and London Live is to leave four months after joining from The Sun.

By Court News UK 28 November 11:08
The Sun's former deputy news editor told a court it is "very standard journalistic practice" to invent quotes.
By Cleland Thom 28 November 10:12
EU privacy regulators are attempting to stop the media from circumventing people's 'right to be forgotten' requests.
By William Turvill 28 November 9:30
Newsquest’s National launched on Monday this week, reporting a sell-out circulation of 60,000. The print run was increased to 100,000 on Tuesday and Press Gazette understands 80,000 were distributed on Wednesday.
By William Turvill 28 November 8:55
Cleveland Police is the fifth UK police force believed to have obtained telecoms data as part of a search for a media source. The admission comes in a document which was mistakenly released to Press Gazette in a Freedom of Information Act disclosure. The force has asked Press Gazette to delete the information, but this publication has decided to there is a strong public interest in disclosing it.
By Axegrinder 28 November 8:37
The Sun's editorial today spoke of "pride" after Andrew Mitchell lost his Plebgate libel case against the newspaper yesterday. But not all staff appear to be toeing the same line.
By PA Mediapoint 27 November 16:47
Nick Parker told the Old Bailey he had searched through Siobhain McDonagh's phone because he had been told there was evidence of "criminality" on it.
By Press Gazette 27 November 15:29
Former Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell has lost his High Court libel action against The Sun over the "Plebgate" incident.
By Press Gazette 27 November 14:07
The Independent, which had both its main website and the i100 targeted, said sites using the Gigya comment platform were affected.
By Court News UK 27 November 10:46
Ben O'Driscoll told a court he took the young female reporter's claims "with a pinch of salt" and did not think she had a police officer contact.
By PA Media Lawyer 27 November 9:54
The story headlined "MMR families sue their legal aid lawyers" reported on 26 June that Hodge Jones and Allen LLP was being sued by Matthew McCafferty, the High Court was told.
By William Turvill 27 November 9:32
The union has said staff across the Yorkshire Publishing Unit were told their editorial budget is to be reduced by 8 per cent, with between 15 and 19 jobs to go by the end of March.
By Court News UK 26 November 15:24

Unprintable tales of explosive scandals involving politicians and celebrities were stored in a "Wild West-style" safe in the Sun's newsroom if they could not be used, a court heard.

By Court News UK 26 November 15:04
Sun Whitehall editor Clodagh Hartley and the girlfriend of a HM Customs press officer have been cleared of plotting to reveal government secrets in exchange for cash.
By PA Mediapoint 26 November 14:12
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 tattle" about snooker world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan's jailed father.
By Cleland Thom 26 November 12:52
The first libel case under the new Defamation Act has put one important issue beyond doubt: libel juries are likely to be a thing of the past.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 November 11:43
The National Association of Press Agencies has urged the BBC to start buying in local content from its members.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 November 9:33
Mail Online has has reported revenue up 41 per cent year on year from £44m to £62m.
By Dominic Ponsford 26 November 9:03

Editor of new Scottish daily The National Richard Walker has said he is “confident” the new title will continue after this week's five-day pilot.

By Dominic Ponsford 25 November 20:35
The Metropolitan Police has been supplied with the phone records of some 1,700 News UK employees after a mistake by Vodafone.

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