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When Romford MP Andrew Rosindell was taken sick during a parliamentary visit to Brazil, he missed the Romford Recorder’s publication day and had a copy of the Archant paper flown to his bedside.
He said: “I had one of my staff fly out here to be with me and as I couldn’t do without my Romford Recorder I got them to bring a copy over with them.”


The English with Media Studies degree course on offer at Falmouth College of Arts has been heralded as one of the finest in the country.
It was ranked fifth in a list compiled by The Guardian’s University guide, scoring ten out of ten for the job prospects of its students, and highly in many other areas.


The Daily Post has intervened to win a Mongolian family an 11th-hour reprieve from deportation.
The Liverpool newspaper published an open letter to Immigration Minister Des Browne, appealing for a delay on the deportation of political asylum seeker Jugder Narantsogt and his family because their safety in their own country could not be guaranteed.


A new Law Update and Refresher Pack for sports journalists is now available from Cleland Thom Journalism Training Services.
It contains new developments and changes concerning copyright, privacy, libel, the Code of Practice, use of children’s names and photos and useful brush-ups on trespass and harassment.


Sunderland Echo readers are being asked to join in the newspaper’s fun run to raise funds for its Grace House Children’s Hospice Appeal.
Stars of children’s TV programme Byker Grove have already signed up to take part in the Race for Grace on September 5, which hopes to raise £50,000 towards the £5m total.


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