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Sun reporter Anthony France guilty of misconduct in public office offence after paper paid policeman £22k for storiesBy PA Mediapoint | 22 May 2015
A Sun journalist has been found guilty of paying a police officer for stories. Sun crime reporter Anthony France, 41, from Watford, cultivated a "corrupt relationship" with PC Timothy Edwards over four years, his trial at the Old Bailey heard.
By PA Mediapoint | 22 May 2015
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.
Sun reporter not concerned whether paid source was police officer: 'The information is the important thing'By Dominic Ponsford | 20 May 2015
Sun crime reporter Anthony France has revealed that he suspected a paid tipster for the paper was a police officer.
Sun reporter Anthony France was 'given' police contact and told: 'I've spoken to a lawyer and it's fine'By PA Mediapoint | 19 May 2015
A Sun reporter told of his struggles against a "homophobic bully" boss as he launched a defence in his trial for paying an anti-terror police officer at Heathrow for tips.
By William Turvill | 18 May 2015
The Daily Mirror weekday edition now costs 50 per cent more than The Sun.
The Sun today published an apology after muddling up an "eccentric" and a "loony".
Why the Labour party can't blame biased coverage from Sun, Mail and Telegraph for its general election downfallBy Dominic Ponsford | 13 May 2015
Common sense would suggest that the right-wing press helped swing the general election for the Conservatives.
The Sun's chief political correspondent Kevin Schofield has announced he is moving to become editor of Politics Home.
By William Turvill | 12 May 2015
Sun crime reporter Anthony France paid a police officer more than £20,000 for 38 stories over three years, the Old Bailey was told this morning.
Alastair Campbell says press against Labour because of Leveson threat - Sun says Labour wants to silence criticismBy William Turvill | 07 May 2015
Tony Blair’s former spin doctor Alastair Campbell has played down the significance of The Sun’s endorsement of Labour in 1997.
IPSO rejects Katie Hopkins migrant 'cockroaches' complaints: Editors' Code does not cover 'taste and offence'By Dominic Ponsford | 06 May 2015
The Independent Press Standards Organisation has rejected more than 400 complaints about a Sun comment piece which described African migrants as cockroaches.
Brand: 'Will you limit Rupert Murdoch's media ownership?' Miliband: 'He's less powerful than he used to be'By Dominic Ponsford | 30 Apr 2015
Labour leader Ed Miliband has declined to expand on a manifesto pledge to tackle media plurality and said that Rupert Murdoch “less powerful than he used to be”.
Sun backs Tories to avoid 'Labour/SNP nightmare'... Scottish Sun backs SNP to 'fight harder for Scotland's interests at Westminster'By William Turvill | 30 Apr 2015
The Sun has today given its backing to the Conservative Party and warned its readers that a vote for UKIP would bring "a Labour/SNP nightmare closer by eroding Tory chances".
'A strange world where telling readers the truth is a serious criminal offence': My witness statement for Stephen MoyesBy Dominic Ponsford | 27 Apr 2015
Journalists forced to keep silent for years because of the Contempt of Court Act have grasped the opportunity to speak out about their Operation Elveden ordeals.
Case against cleared Sun reporter Stephen Moyes said he 'demonised' Suffolk Strangler by writing stories about himBy Dominic Ponsford | 27 Apr 2015
The trial of Sun reporter Stephen Moyes was set to hear that he had “demonised” the Suffolk Strangler by writing public interest stories about him, he told Press Gazette.
By PA Media Lawyer | 27 Apr 2015
A Sun reporter launched a scathing attack on a "flailing and failing" Operation Elveden after becoming the latest to be cleared of paying a public official for tips.
Dudman on 'frightening' 1,176-day ordeal: 'Journalism must never again be subject to such an appalling attack'By Dominic Ponsford | 27 Apr 2015
Former Sun managing editor Graham Dudman was greeted with a round of applause from assembled journalists as he left the Old Bailey a free man this morning.
Sun launches SecureDrop service to give whistleblowers - 'the unsung heroes of a free society' - 'total anonymity'By William Turvill | 27 Apr 2015
The title has launched a SecureDrop service, which ensures “total anonymity”, after spending “the last four years under constant attack from an Establishment that doesn’t want the truth to be revealed”.
Kelvin MacKenzie blasts police for not informing press about theft of Premier League footballer's carBy William Turvill | 27 Apr 2015
Former Sun editor Kelvin MacKenzie has condemned a police force for not informing the press about the theft of a professional footballer's car.
Met's specialist crime unit considering case against Katie Hopkins over migrant 'cockroaches' articleBy Dominic Ponsford | 27 Apr 2015
The Met Police’s specialist crime and investigations directorate is considering whether a Sun comment piece breached the Public Order Act.