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Welcome to our main news index. Here you will find all the news stories that have appeared on the site since our launch in February 2000.

If you want to look up a story from a certain month you can use our Journalism News Archive which lists stories by date and also according to which channel or category they appeared in (eg law, campaigns, awards.)

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Regional press role praised by the Queen

The Queen has praised the vital community role of the regional press during her Jubilee and said its traditional work has never been more important. She was speaking at The Newspaper Society’s annual lunch at The Savoy in London in

Readers back Shopper's fight

The News Shopper’s call to lift an injunction preventing it from printing details about a health scare has received massive support from its readers. More than 80 per cent of readers who called the paper’s special phone line agreed it

Forgotten news in Oswestry

The Shropshire Star is on the move in Oswestry – and the change of scene has unearthed a few memories among the junk from the cupboards in the old office. Ten members of staff are based in the district office,

Community press office opens its doors

A community press office – the first of its kind in the country – has opened at the Grimsby Telegraph. Based in the paper’s Cleethorpe Road building, the office offers support and guidance to communities. It publishes and distributes newsletters

National editor at 26

When Derek Lambie was appointed editor of the Scottish Sunday Express at the beginning of this month it realised one of his biggest ambitions. But he is already proving he is not prepared to stop there. At just 26 years

T&A scores new hit

A glossy booklet called ‘Leagues of their Own’ aimed at amateur soccer clubs has ‘scored’ for Bradford’s Telegraph & Argus. Described as an ‘A-Z of Bradford & District Amateur Football’, each club had a page containing a picture and team

Echo building makes headlines

The Liverpool Daily Post and Echo’s new £10.5m reception, The City Exchange, has been hailed the city’s best new building at an architectural awards ceremony. The atrium scooped the top award and was also highly commended in the public and

Trainee finds herself in the headlines

Trainee reporter Karen Barichievy got a taste of life from the other side of a shorthand pen when she was caught up in the news last week. The Ealing Gazette journalist was one of 100 passengers on board a Go

Mail steps into Enron battle

A businessman is hoping that the Oxford Mail can help end his two-year battle with bankrupt energy giant Enron. John Radwell claims the company poached his custom without his agreement – and has refused to pay Enron since it switched

Major new edition launched today

The Hull Daily Mail launched its new East Riding edition in a blaze of glory today. The front page included a message from the editor, John Meehan, an introduction to one of the dedicated community correspondents and an exclusive for

News in brief

The Cambridge Evening News has begun the countdown to Cambridge United’s LDV Vans trophy showdown with Blackpool on Saturday.The paper has produced hundreds of car stickers to mark the Millennium Stadium event and had the trophy on show at its

Kicking the habit with hypnotherapy

Giving up smoking was never going to be easy, but after quitting for six months and then relapsing over the festive period, Clevedon Mercury reporter Nicci Phelps realised drastic action was needed in the alternative form of hypnotherapy. Here she

Award-winning supplement in new edition

The 16th annual edition of the North-East’s award-winning leisure guide has been published free with The Northern Echo. Northern Leisure 2002 features 670 places in six different regions. For the second year, it includes Edinburgh, Liverpool, Manchester and Chester, as

Taking journalism into the gutter

Why would a reporter walk through Leicester city centre dropping coke cans into flower beds and lobbing half-eaten McDonald’s burgers over his shoulder? It must have been part of an experiment, of course! As the Leicester Mercury’s anti-litter campaign Clean

Fiona rises through the ranks to be named editor

Fiona Phillips has been appointed editor of the Western Telegraph. Fiona, currently the title’s features editor, has broad experience in the newspaper industry and has served in almost every editorial role on the Western Telegraph since joining as a trainee

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