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Death of former national and regional news man

Former regional and national newspaper journalist George McMillan has died, aged 76. He worked for the Mirror Group before joining the Hackney Gazette, where he served as deputy editor between 1979 and 1987.. He also edited several free newspapers, including

New editor is named for London title

Mick Ferris is to become the new editor of the Hackney Gazette. Currently deputy editor of North West London Newspapers, he is due to take over at the Gazette next month. Originally from Wolverhampton, Mick, (46), has had a varied

Archant snaps up London titles for £52m

Archant has today acquired 12 weekly free and paid-for newspapers in North London, East London and Essex from Independent News & Media’s portfolio of 27 in the capital. The announcement came as competition minister Gerry Sutcliffe agreed that Northcliffe Newspapers

Transfer of eight titles refused: 13 given go-ahead

The sale of 13 London weekly newspapers to Newsquest has been approved by the Competition Commission. But eight other Independent News & Media titles were refused permission to sell up because of fears over a loss of competition in advertising

Northcliffe query over London weeklies

Northcliffe Newspapers could be about to table a rival bid for 27 weekly papers around London. The company has asked for Government advice on whether it could buy the titles from Independent News & Media. They are the newspapers that