Wires and Agencies

By William Turvill 14 October 9:04
A police force used the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act to bug a journalist's car - but has denied using it to obtain a news agency's phone records.
By William Turvill 26 August 6:07
Former News of the World US editor James Desborough is looking to emulate the success of British-run agtency Splash as he seeks to expand his own celebrity news agency in Los Angeles.
By Press Gazette 14 August 9:35
Two news agency journalists were killed yesterday photographing attempts to dismantle an exploded Israeli bomb in Gaza (pictured abobe: Reuters) according to the International Federation of Journalists.
By William Turvill 02 July 12:06
He will be made emeritus editor on 1 January, when a successor is expected to be appointed, and will officially retire on 22 May 2015.
By Axegrinder 13 June 15:17
Austria-based Central European News agency has had some excuses from media companies that want to re-use its hard-work for free, but this one from a US TV show takes the biscuit.
By William Turvill 02 June 9:32
French president Francois Hollande (pictured, Reuters) initially indicated there would be no fee, but later went back on this, allowing the French broadcasters to charge.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 May 16:17
Sun editor David Dinsmore has claimed that the 2012 Leveson Inquiry has left a “layer of secrecy in British public life that a banana republic would be proud of”.
By William Turvill 19 May 9:19
Rooney, 28, was on holiday with his wife Coleen, 28, and their two sons, Kai, four, and Klay, one this week, before starting training with England before the World Cup today. He tweeted yesterday: “Disgusting that English press have flew out to Portugal to follow me while I'm with my children.”
By William Turvill 13 May 9:35
Addullah Elshamy (pictured: Al Jazeera) has been on hunger strike in an Egyptian prison for 113 days, more than 16 weeks.
By Paul McNally 12 April 14:11
The photo agency that claims to be the first to have snapped Charles and Camilla together in public is celebrating its 60th anniversary - and despite falling prices and growing competition, it has its sights set on growth and expanding to new markets around the world.
By Press Gazette 04 April 12:56
A veteran Associated Press photographer has been killed and an AP reporter wounded when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.
By Paul McNally 27 March 16:24
The European Commission in Brussels has ruled that the French news agency AFP can continue to receive tens of millions of euros of state funding - after a four-year legal dispute with a German rival.
By Press Gazette 26 March 12:09
Investigative journalism website Exaro News has secured a nomination for this year's Orwell Prize for political writing for the first time.
By Press Gazette 24 March 9:55
Journalists in Afghanistan face increasing danger as the country's elections draw closer, the Committee to Protect Journalists has warned - after the "horrific murder" of an AFP reporter.
By Press Gazette 18 March 16:06
Picture agency NewsPics is to be wound up after being hit with a five-figure legal bill from a failed attempt to sue investigative journalism website Exaro for breach of copyright.
By Paul McNally 14 March 12:57
The head of Liverpool-based news agency Mercury Press has accused Ofcom of "losing their nerve" after the regulator rejected a bid to launch a community television station in the Welsh town of Bangor.
By Adam Gillham 10 March 13:53
Geoff Garvey, the freelance journalist who ran the Ferrari Press Agency for 30 years, has died aged 70.
Murray Craig, clerk of the Chamberlain's Court and Jonathan Grun, Press Association editor right
By Darren Boyle 21 February 16:11
Press Association editor Jonathan Grun has been made a freeman of the City of London and as a result is planning to drive a herd of sheep across London Bridge.
By Press Gazette 30 January 12:36
A journalist who has reported on Northern Ireland since the outbreak of the Troubles in August 1968 is retiring after 33 years with the Press Association.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 January 17:07
A witness in a Met Police investigation into historic allegations of child abuse claims they were approached by a Special Branch officer pretending to be Sunday People journalist.