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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.
11 Apr 2014
A 42-year-old woman has been arrested by detectives investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials.
10 Apr 2014
The former archbishop of Canterbury went into the witness box at the hacking trial today to defend his friend Stuart Kuttner.
09 Apr 2014
A judge has barred a 94-year-old dementia sufferer at the centre of litigation in the Court of Protection from speaking to journalists - pending an assessment of her mental "capacity".
08 Apr 2014
A husband and wife have been charged as part of Operation Elveden, accused of making fake Broadmoor Hospital records to con newspaper publishers.
02 Apr 2014
A High Court judge has criticised lawyers representing two health authorities for not having given journalists enough warning about a hearing relating to the treatment of a mentally ill woman.