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A massive haul of bootleg DVDs and CDs were seized by trading standards officer and the police after an investigation into the trade by the Manchester Evening News. The raids followed an investigation into a local market in Salford, where

New editor and sports editor for Scottish PA

Iain Duff has been appointed editor of The Scottish Press Association. He joined PA’s Scottish operation as news editor in March and takes overall responsibility for the agency’s 30-strong team of news, sports and photographic journalists and will also continue

Football's Ally behind Scots newspaper launch

A new weekly newspaper is due to hit the streets of East Kilbride next month, with the backing of two well-known Scottish newspapermen – and football star-turned-TV soccer pundit Ally McCoist. The East Kilbride Mail is the brainchild of Steve

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A new memorial to World War II hero Colin Grazier has been erected in the Tamworth suburb of Two Gates – the final goal in the Tamworth Herald’s long-running campaign to honour the sailor who died during a mission to

Media rivalries fought on the pitch

Staff from the Scottish media took their rivalries onto the pitch when they gathered for a football tournament at Glasgow’s Hampden Park. Teams were fielded from 28 newspapers, TV and radio stations, including the Edinburgh Evening News, the Evening Express

Post puts readers in picture

The Bristol Evening Post has launched a new online picture service for its readers. A new website allows readers to order pictures which have appeared in the paper. The site will also contain images taken by Evening Post photographers that

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A cartoon showing a football fan hiding from the TV licensing officials has been bought by the inspectors themselves!The picture, by freelance cartoonist Kevin Flannery – Flan – appeared in the Burton Mail to illustrate the message surrounding England’s football

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An appeal fund for a victim of the September 11 attacks on America who grew up in Devon has raised £5,000 thanks to the generosity of Herald Express readers.The cash raised in memory of Sarah Redheffer will go to Save

SMG steps up bid for Yorkshire radio licence

Scottish Media Group, publisher of the Glasgow Herald and Glasgow Evening Times, has appointed Beverley Webster to lead Y-Radio, which is competing to win the licence for a new radio station in Yorkshire. SMG, which owns Virgin Radio, faces competition

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A new men’s magazine Code hit the news stands this week with former West Briton leisure editor Nigel Pengelly at the helm.The project has created 10 jobs and editor Nigel describes the magazine as a publication for the “informed man

Evening Times looks forward to new presses

A topping out ceremony has been held at the Scottish Media Group’s new printing plant. The £36million development at Cambuslang Investment Park will provide state-of-the-art printing facilities for the Glasgow Evening Times and The Herald. The plant will contain two

Royal visit for SMG

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh have paid a visit to the Scottish Media Group headquarters on a trip to the Highlands. The Royal couple toured the new £17m HQ, which has been home to the Glasgow Evening Times, and

Praise for fire deaths investigation

Investigative journalism by the Glasgow Evening Times has been praised by a Scottish legal expert. A campaign by the paper, after the death of two students in a city flat which had no smoke detector, led to a change in

Awards hopefuls line up for prestigious BT final

The cream of the regional media will be saluted on Thursday as the prestigious BT national awards for excellence are handed out. A quality field of entrants, already crowned regional winners in nine heats across the country, has been chosen

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A REAL HANDFUL: Pensioner Godfrey Hill has been called The Messiah, an alien and a freak – because he has a thumb and five fingers on each hand. The 72-year-old retired engineer has hexadactyly. The condition is said to affect