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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. The Sun said at the time that it was defending the libel action but has now settled with Brand out of court.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 17 April 16:15
The Communities and Local Government Secretary has given the five Labour-run boroughs a fortnight to defend their actions and explain why legal proceedings should not be taken against their "propaganda on the rates".
By Dominic Ponsford 17 April 15:47
Mail Online remained by far the most popular UK newspaper website in March, with nearly double the daily global traffic of the next most popular site, The Guardian.
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.
TeamRock chief executive Billy Anderson
By Michael Ogunleye 17 April 9:53
Music magazine publisher TeamRock has announced plans for expansion a year after it was founded.
By William Turvill 17 April 8:42
The complaints of Neelam Desai led to Gareth Davies being served with a “prevention of harassment” notice by Metropolitan Police officers, who came to the Advertiser’s Red Hill office.
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.

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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 Dominic Ponsford 16 April 12:08
The photographs were taken on 16 October 2012 by an unnamed photographer in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, and showed Weller and the children out shopping in the street, and relaxing at a café on the edge of the street.
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.
By William Turvill 16 April 10:31
According to blogger Dan Barker, this photo was uploaded on to Flickr in 2009 and sold to the Mirror by Getty Images. It apparently shows a young girl called Anne who was upset because she lost an earthworm who she had befriended.
JK Rowling by Daniel Ogrin (creative commons)
By Dominic Ponsford 16 April 9:25
The paper admitted liability under the “offer of amends” procedure in the Defamation Act. But it has yet to agree what damages to pay Rowling and it has challenged her right to make a unilateral statement in open court about the matter.
Dr Liam Fox has accused The Guardian of "ignorance and arrogance" over its NSA stories (Reuters)
By William Turvill 16 April 9:18
Two days after The Guardian won a Pulitzer Prize in the United States, Britain’s former defence minister Liam Fox will today use a speech in Washington to accuse the paper of “ignorance and arrogance” over its NSA stories.
By Press Association and Press Gazette 15 April 16:39
Andy Coulson said he would have turned down Edward Snowden's leaked information if he had been offered it when he was editor of the News of the World.

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