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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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June 25, 2007

Trainee wins key legal victory over court costs

Defence barristers claimed paper should bear the cost of legal challenges to reporting restrictions

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June 25, 2007

Claim for further damages over message board slur is rejected

Judge rules that Sunday Herald did not repeat allegation in article about out-of-court settlement

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June 25, 2007

Banning order thrown out as reporter sways judge on story's public interest

Herald man makes successful Crown Court challenge to allow reporting of major drugs case

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June 25, 2007

Drug dealer named after appeal by Evening News

“Punishment is that offenders are named and shamed publicly” – editor

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June 25, 2007

Legal win for paper as confused court staff learn about contempt

Mail names sex offender after two-month battle “on shifting sands”

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June 25, 2007

Youngest drink driver can be identified – but no old pictures to be used

Press Association and local papers win lifting of order – but bench imposes unusual condition

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June 25, 2007

Reporter's intervention stops S39 order in child neglect case

Journalist argued that child was too young to be prejudiced by publicity

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June 25, 2007

Newspaper fights council to name baby in child cruelty case

Local authority to review policy after paper stops its S39 attempt

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June 25, 2007

Child victim named after press court appeal

Judge was told that victim’s family supported the lifting of her anonymity

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June 25, 2007

News group wins High Court legal battle to publish £120,000 'rift' report

Injunction is lifted as papers successfully argue that readers have a right to know

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June 25, 2007

Media Lawyer founding editor Welsh to step down

Ex-newspaper editor says he is ready for a holiday – but is not planning to retire

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June 25, 2007

Reporter helps overturn S39 order – then wins interview with youth's family

Victim also agreed to speak to out after sentencing of boy whose punch left him in a coma

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June 25, 2007

Mail hits out at judge who 'protected' paedophile's identity

Paper says decision to keep offender’s name secret “flies in the face of open justice”

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June 25, 2007

Fake cop ID revealed as Herald overturns name ban

Reporter stood up in court after being inspired by HTFP and says it is easier than you might think

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June 25, 2007

Fifteen-year-old defendant named after MEN intervention

Boy who punched firefighter in the face during a callout is identified

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June 25, 2007

Judge ignores plea to reveal jailed paedophile's identity

Man is granted anonymity – but judge refuses to explain the reasons

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