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NCE success for 44 per cent of candidates

A 44 per cent pass rate in the National Certificate Examination means that 116 candidates have qualified as journalists. A total of 263 candidates sat the National Certificate Examination in October at 15 centres across the UK. The candidates who

Shakers striker gets a byline from work experience at the Times

Bury FC striker Tom Youngs has gone back to school – to learn a new trade in journalism. He has enrolled on a Professional Footballers Association-funded course to give players the skills they need to forge a new career after

News in brief

Calls for hearing to be held in public. Plus: Paper faces reporting ban – and more news in brief

News in brief

Plus: Union members to be asked to vote in general secretary election – and more news in brief

News in brief

The National Union of Journalists has been cleared of any deliberate act after a disabled delegate at its 2000 conference claimed the union had tried to poison her and had committed substantial acts of discrimination.The union was ordered to pay

It began on the terraces…

Journalist Don Hale achieved international recognition for his work to overturn the conviction of Stephen Downing. But he might not have got into newspapers without his earlier career as a footballer. In the third of our series looking at sportsmen

Agreement over wages in Bolton

Management and journalists at Newsquest Bolton, publishers of the Bolton Evening News and Bury Times Group, have reached agreement over the 2003 pay review. Under the agreement journalists and photographers will receive a two per cent increase on basic pay

Journalists due to start "indefinite" strike in Bradford

Pay talks between management and staff at Newsquest Bradford have failed to reach a conclusion – and the journalists taking industrial action are due to start an “indefinite” strike at midnight on Sunday. The company says publication of its titles

'All options open' in long-running dispute

National Union of Journalists members at Newsquest’s Bolton and Bury titles are considering all their options following talks between NUJ general secretary Jeremy Dear and company management. Members at the Bolton Evening News, Bolton Journal, Bury Times, Bury Journal, Leigh