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26 Sep 2014
Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson (pictured, Reuters) and actor Christopher Eccleston have settled their phone-hacking damages claims for £30,000 each.
Judge rejects reality TV star Chantelle Houghton's bid to force Closer to reveal source of planned story25 Sep 2014
She wanted a judge to order Closer magazine to disclose the name of the source, claiming that information relating to her had been leaked.
25 Sep 2014
A former British Army employee is the latest person to be arrested over Scotland Yard's long-running inquiry into the alleged corruption of public officials.
BBC One must broadcast 40 hours of peak-time current affairs a year under new rules after Trust found lack of 'impact'23 Sep 2014
The changes, introduced by the BBC Trust, state that the channel has to offer analysis of "issues of national and international concern" alongside "regular political coverage and topical debate".
12 Sep 2014
Mahmood, known as "the fake sheikh", who is currently suspended from The Sun, came under scrutiny earlier this year with the collapse of the trial of singer Tulisa Contostavlos for alleged involvement in a drug deal.
Preliminary issues of two 'Plebgate' defamation cases - against The Sun and Andrew Mitchell - to be tried together07 Aug 2014
The two actions are the case in which former Conservative chief whip Andrew Mitchell (pictured, Reuters) is suing News Group Newspapers, publisher of The Sun, over its reporting of an altercation in which he was involved at the gates of Downing Street, and the case in which he is in turn being sued by Pc Toby Rowland, the officer involved in the incident.
06 Aug 2014
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales said at the announcement of the Wikimedia Foundation's first-ever transparency report in London, said the public had the "right to remember".
'Right to report': New regulations passed allowing journalists to film, report and tweet at council meetings06 Aug 2014
The move comes after Local Government Secretary Eric Pickles (pictured, Reuters) signed a Statutory Instrument - the Openness of Local Government Regulations 2014, (SI No 2095 of 2014) - which allows the press and public to film, digitally report, and tweet from all public meetings of local government bodies.
06 Aug 2014
An information tribunal has ruled that the councillors being identified in the Bolton News "could potentially cause unnecessary and unjustified damage".
Google pursued in court by Hong Kong-based businessman trying to get UK links to defamatory comments removed05 Aug 2014
He launched an action against Google under sections 10 and 14 of the Data Protection Act, seeking an injunction requiring the search giant to to block specific sites containing the allegations.
31 Jul 2014
The claims about Paddy McKillen were made in an article relating to Claridge's Hotel in London in a Taki column.
Northern Echo changed to guilty plea over naming of alleged sexual assault victim because defendant was first charged with rape30 Jul 2014
The newspaper initially pleaded not guilty to a charge of breaching the lifelong anonymity for the victims and alleged victims of rape and other sexual offences granted by section 1 of the Sexual Offences (Amendment) Act 1992.
Impress appoints International Federation of Journalists general secretary as chair of appointments panel28 Jul 2014
Aidan White, who is director of the Ethical Journalism Network, has previously worked as a journalist for national and regional newspapers including The Guardian and the Birmingham Post and Mail.
25 Jul 2014
Newsquest North East pleaded guilty, having indicated a "not guilty" plea at an earlier hearing.
22 Jul 2014
David Cameron (pictured, Reuters) said people leafing through victims' belongings and suitcases was "completely inappropriate" and called on the media and pro-Russian separatists to understand they are dealing with "effectively a murder scene".
12 Jun 2014
Hannah Weller said she wanted other parents to join her and "take a stand for all our children".
Judge says government solicitor had no right to stop Daily Mail journalist making social visits to dementia sufferer06 Jun 2014
Letters from the Official Solicitor to a newspaper publisher seeking to restrict a journalist's right to make social visits to an elderly woman involved in Court of Protection Proceedings have been criticised by a senior judge.
23 May 2014
Many journalists may have failed to understand the extent to which the Bribery Act 2010 could affect their activities, the head of the BBC's editorial legal group told a conference.
08 May 2014
The BBC has lost its appeal to the Supreme Court over a ban on journalists naming an immigrant who was deported after being jailed for gross indecency with a child.
02 May 2014
A judge has issued a stark warning to social media users not to prejudice the case of a 15-year-old boy accused of stabbing teacher Ann Maguire to death in her classroom.