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News in brief: Sunday Herald gets 64 per cent circulation boost after backing Yes vote, new Express deputy chairman, social media journalist 'murdered' in MexicoBy William Turvill | 27 Oct 2014
The only newspaper in Scotland to back the Yes vote for independence in last month's referendum, the Sunday Herald, saw its average circulation increase by 64 per cent year on year in September.
By William Turvill | 08 Oct 2014
Despite the improved performance, up from an operating loss of £5.6m in 2012, Express Newspapers – publisher of the Daily Express, Sunday Express and Daily Star – is in the process of cutting its editorial staff from 650 to 450.
Sacked Sunday Express critic tells of being told to change star ratings and get free theatre tickets for DesmondBy William Turvill | 22 Sep 2014
Mark Shenton was sacked by Express Newspapers last December after photographs of him on a gay porn website in the United States were brought to the attention of his employer. He is now suing the publisher for unfair dismissal.
Express journalists condemn Richard Desmond as 'Britain's greediest billionaire' and pledge fight against 200 job cutsBy William Turvill | 24 Jul 2014
Express Newspapers journalists have condemned owner Richard Desmond as “Britain’s greediest billionaire” after they were told the company is seeking 200 job cuts.
By William Turvill | 23 Jul 2014
Express Newspapers is seeking to make 200 editorial redundancies, cutting job numbers from 650 to 450.
Up to 100 jobs reported to be at risk across Express Newspapers as publisher plans 'digital first' futureBy William Turvill | 21 Jul 2014
The publisher, owned by Richard Desmond (pictured, Reuters), is expected to internally announce a savings target of between £10m and £14m, according to the report.
By PA Media Lawyer | 18 Mar 2014
The Daily Star has failed in its bid to get a libel action brought by snooker player Jimmy White over betting scam allegations thrown out.
By Dominic Ponsford | 29 Jan 2014
Express Newspapers has agreed to pay substantial libel damages and costs to an Afghan asylum seeker who it wrongly accused of being a “Taliban suspect”.
By Gavriel Hollander | 15 Aug 2013
Express Newspaper Group increased its operating profit in the first six months of 2013 to £18m, up from £10m in the same period last year.
Ping: In comes an email for Express staffers headed: “Salary enhancement”.
By William Turvill | 12 Jun 2013
Richard Desmond’s Express Newspapers has reportedly announced plans to create 40 online editorial jobs.
By Dominic Ponsford | 30 Oct 2012
The National Union of Journalists has managed to avoid compulsory redundancies at the Express Newspapers titles after seven months of negotiations with management.
The Press Complaints Commission needs to take note of today's ASA rebuke for the Daily Express and change the Editors' Code to outlaw the hijacking of
Richard Desmond versus Tom Bower is not failing to disappoint as yesterday's hearing illustrated.