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By Court News UK 21 October 17:47
Detectives and staff at Broadmoor Hospital leaked details of spree killer Daniel Gonzalez and Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe to the tabloid press, a court heard today. Sun senior reporter Jamie Pyatt (pictured: Reuters), 51, is accused of buying details from Surrey Police PC Simon Quinn for years, cultivating him as an important source of confidential information.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 October 12:30
Telegraph Media group editor in chief Jason Seiken has written to all journalists warning them of plans to reduce the overall number of editorial positions.
By William Turvill 21 October 10:35
In four of the last five months of ABC circulation figures, The Times has been the best performing title in terms of year-on-year performance.
By William Turvill 21 October 9:33
Dewani’s wife, Anni, was shot dead after a taxi she was sharing with her husband was hijacked in Cape Town on 13 November 2010 where they were on their honeymoon.
By William Turvill and Press Association 21 October 8:38
The story, from 29 July, was brought to the attention of the new press regulator by Conservative MP Dr Sarah Wollaston.
By PA Mediapoint 20 October 16:49
Jon Venables told his mother in a phone call he was "pissed off" about stories on his time behind bars for child porn offences.
By William Turvill 20 October 13:06
Three weeks ago, the Sunday Mirror’s front page revealed that the Conservative MP had exchanged lewd online messages with a journalist - Alex Wickham of the Guido Fawkes blog - posing as a “twenty something Tory PR girl”.
By PA Mediapoint 20 October 8:49
A witness, who cannot be identified, was giving evidence in the trial of prison officer Scott Chapman who was allegedly paid £40,000 by newspapers for information about James Bulger's killer after he was sent back to prison in 2010 for child porn offences.
By PA Mediapoint 20 October 8:30
A "mole hunt" was conducted at the high security psychiatric hospital to find where the tip-offs which led to exclusive stories in the newspaper were coming from, Kingston Crown Court was told.
By Dominic Ponsford 17 October 12:23

The Daily Telegraph’s weekday editor Chris Evans has been promoted to group director of content.

By William Turvill 17 October 11:49
Accessing the phone records of The Sun was “the very first thing” the Metropolitan Police did in its investigation into Plebgate, a lawyer for the paper has revealed.
By William Turvill 17 October 8:53
Mail Online hit a new traffic record in May when it reached an average of 11,792,392 daily web browsers per day.
By PA Mediapoint 16 October 15:21
Walliams, who is best known for the sketch show Little Britain but is also an author and a trustee of Comic Relief, accepted substantial undisclosed damages and his legal costs from News Group Newspapers (NGN), publishers of the now-defunct News of the World.
By PA Mediapoint 16 October 15:11
The group of editors and reporters bought confidential information about members of the Royal Family, celebrities, notorious inmates, "the famous, not so famous and the infamous", Kingston Crown Court heard.
By Mike Darcey 16 October 10:20
News UK chief executive Mike Darcey's speech to the Press Gazette News on the Move conference, hosted by News UK at The News Building
By Dominic Ponsford 16 October 9:52
A new survey suggests newspapers played a bigger role in helping Scottish people decide how to vote in the referendum than social media and the campaigns themselves.
By William Turvill 15 October 16:25
Asked if the Crown Prosecution Service should be giving advice to police on the use of RIPA against journalists, Alison Saunders said: “I think RIPA sets out a very clear and very thorough framework, quite rightly so, for what are intrusive powers.”
By PA Mediapoint 15 October 12:36
A CPS spokesman said Graham Johnson is accused of "intercepting communications without legal authority, namely mobile phone voicemail messages".
By William Turvill 15 October 8:14
A Guardian obituary described him as "perhaps the last of the old-style Fleet Street bosses, revelling in a reputation for brusqueness and bullying, during the chaotic and corrupt final days of boozy incompetence and print union power, before the publishing revolution of the late 1980s".
By PA Mediapoint 14 October 14:35
Scott Chapman shared a third of his earnings from The Sun, News Of The World, Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror, Sunday People, Daily Star and Daily Star Sunday with his ex-partner Lynn Gaffney, prosecutors allege.

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