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By William Turvill 21 November 12:26
The Herald and Times Group is Scotland is reportedly planning to launch a new daily newspaper supporting independence.
By William Turvill 21 November 11:24
The publisher’s results for the end of September 2014 show its revenues fell from £82.6m in 2013 to £66m.
By PA Mediapoint 21 November 10:45
The former News of the World editor and Downing Street communications boss left Hollesley Bay, an open prison in Suffolk, this morning.
By William Turvill 21 November 10:34
TeamRock, which publishes Classic Rock, Metal Hammer and Prog, has this month introduced paid-for content to its website.
By William Turvill 21 November 8:27
Former Birmingham Post editor Marc Reeves has been named as editor-in-chief of Trinity Mirror's Midlands operation.
By Dominic Ponsford 21 November 8:18
The Supreme Court has rejected an attempt by Daily Mail publisher Associated Newspapers to appeal in a case in which it was ordered to pay £65,000 in libel damages to a management consultant it alleged had won a contract with the Metropolitan Police through cronyism.
By PA Media Lawyer 21 November 7:44

The Court of Appeal has rejected a bid to give young people caught up in legal proceedings, including victims and witnesses, lifelong anonymity.

By PA Mediapoint 20 November 17:24
Gillian Weatherley, who was dismissed for gross misconduct in April after a disciplinary panel found her to be a "thoroughly dishonest and incredible witness", was on duty on the Downing Street gates in September 2012 when Mitchell tried to cycle through.
By PA Media Lawyer 20 November 16:49
Brian Aitken pleaded guilty to a charge of having breached the order in a report which appeared in the newspaper in May last year.
By Court News UK 20 November 14:25
The freedom of the press is at stake after a Sun reporter was dragged through the courts for “doing her job”, the Old Bailey heard today.
By Court News UK 20 November 14:07
Jamie Pyatt, 51, the newspaper's Thames Valley district reporter, said a succession of sixth form pupils sold him tales of the latest scandal from the private boarding school.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 November 12:29
Mail Online hit a new daily global traffic record of 12.1m daily unique browsers in October, according to ABC.
By William Turvill 20 November 11:06
Political journalists have expressed surprise and concern after research by Press Gazette revealed that the 20 main central Government departments employ nearly 1,500 communications staff.
By Court News UK 20 November 10:08
The trial of a reporter accused of paying a government official for stories 'is not about The Sun newspaper as an institution', the Old Bailey heard.
By Court News UK 20 November 9:54
Sun journalist Jamie Pyatt told Kingston Crown Court said Sun reporters routinely fiddled their expenses as compensation for working long hours in a tough environment.
By PA Mediapoint 19 November 17:57
The "Plebgate" row was "just a quirky incident with a gentleman on a bicycle who had the hump", the High Court has heard.
By PA Mediapoint 19 November 14:54
The police officer at the centre of "Plebgate" has denied at the High Court that the words he attributed to former Government chief whip Andrew Mitchell were an "invention". Mitchell's QC, James Price, challenged Pc Toby Rowland that he gave his version of their September 2012 encounter in Downing Street to justify giving the Cabinet minister a warning under the Public Order Act.
By Court News UK 19 November 14:39

Ronnie Wood's Russian lover sold her story after he burned her with a cigarette, dragged her across the pavement and choked her in the street, the Old Bailey heard.

By PA Mediapoint 19 November 9:14
Government leaks are the "lifeblood" of political journalism in Britain, media commentator Roy Greenslade (pic: The Guardian) told the trial of a Sun reporter today.
By Court News UK 19 November 8:58
Pharo yesterday denied knowing that a Broadmoor healthcare assistant, an alleged contact of reporter Jamie Pyatt, was a public official.

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