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By William Turvill 01 September 9:01
Spencer, a two-time British Press Awards critic of the year, joined the paper as a sub-editor on the arts pages in 1988. After a couple of years as deputy theatre critic he was appointed chief theatre critic in 1991.
By William Turvill 29 August 9:28
The title, aimed at eight- to 12-year-olds, focuses on multiplatform gaming and entertainment.
By William Turvill 26 August 12:10
Burton Mail editor Kevin Booth (pictured) is to take over at the Leicester Mercury following the resignation of Richard Bettsworth who leaves the title after 14 years
By William Turvill 26 August 10:52
The Huffington Post is collaborating with the Times of India to launch the 12th edition of its website.
By William Turvill 26 August 9:59
The editor of the Largs & Millport Weekly News is standing down after 40 years in the job.
By Press Gazette 19 August 12:15
Twenty aspiring journalists from around the UK are to take part in a week-long summer school next hosted by News UK.
By Press Gazette 19 August 8:43
Times chief business commentator David Wighton is joining the WSJ's London team as City editor.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 August 14:54

The president of Olympiakos Football Club has settled his libel dispute with the The Sun over claims he was facing criminal charges for bribery and match fixing.

By Press Gazette 15 August 14:29

UK news agency and online video specialist has announced a series of new hires bringing its total staff headcount to more than 60.

By Press Gazette 13 August 9:00
John Bills has been named group managing director of Johnston Press. He has been in the newly-created job an on interim basis since June.
By Press Gazette 12 August 10:27
The Swindon Evening Advertiser's long-serving deputy editor Pauline Leighton has been made group deputy editor after cutbacks mean she is also now deputy editor of the weekly Wiltshire Times and Wiltshire Gazette and Herald.
By Press Gazette 11 August 13:19
The Sun is working with Google to promote computer programming (or coding). The joint venture will see The Sun run a number of features on the importance of coding and jointly host a Code Camp at Google's London HQ where children will learn how to code. Press Gazette understand that the joint initiative is not a commercial one (in the sense that no money has changed hands).
By Press Gazette 11 August 11:21
The BBC's long-serving world affairs correspondent John Simpson has described the corporation as "grotesquely managed".
By Press Gazette 06 August 9:03
LOTN, which is backed by the Young Foundation, plans to offer News UK £50m for the titles, and is aiming to raise a further £50m to run the papers.
By William Turvill 04 August 11:35
The story dominated Michael Charity’s work over an 18-month period which ended with the couple being charged with multiple murders.
By William Turvill 01 August 12:16
The video below shows an exclusive tour of the building given to Estates Gazette.
By William Turvill 01 August 8:41
Newquest has appointed a new digital platforms director “as it continues the rapid expansion of its digital operations”.
By William Turvill 30 July 9:41
Alan Woods joined the Gazette in November 2013 after working his way up from reporter to deputy news editor on the News Shopper titles in South London.
By Press Gazette 24 July 11:05
It emerged today that the head of communications at the Department for Work and Pensions has accused Today presenter Evan Davis of bias during an interview with Secretary of State Ian Duncan Smith.
By Central European News 23 July 8:33
Ukraine is about to get a new English language television channel called Ukraine Today.

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