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BIG JUGS FOR SALE: Saucy signs in shop windows have come under fire in Edinbrugh. One city bar has a huge poster on an outside wall declaring: “Big Jugs Well Hung”. Small print explains that the jugs are pitchers of

News In Brief – from around the regions

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

No news today:Read all about it

Some more headlines and items from the local papers that made us smile… Ten out of ten for getting you to read the story: And the same again. What was she thinking of?: But there might have been problems at

Papers respond to claims of inaccuracy and breaches of privacy

Latest resolved complaints dealt with by the PCC. The majority of complaints made to the Press Complaints Commission, which raise a possible breach of the Code of Practice, are resolved directly between the Commission’s staff, editors and complainants. These are

£12m press investment sparks compact plan for News

The Irish News has revealed plans to switch to a new compact format next spring, when it opens its own £12m purpose-built press facility. The move will give the paper a capacity of 96-pages of full-colour, and will see it

Base sale growth main feature in latest ABCs

Latest circulation figures show that almost all regional newspapers are “actively purchased”, with figures no longer taking into account bulk drops and free copies. The Audit Bureau Circulations data for January to June this year shows that 80 per cent

Northern Ireland prize winners celebrate

Northern Ireland’s top journalists and broadcasters have been recognised at this year’s CIPR/BT Press and Broadcast Awards. Topping the list of winners was the Irish News, which was crowned Daily Newspaper of the Year and also clinched the overall Newspaper

Belfast duo scoop top awards

The Belfast Telegraph emerged victorious as Newspaper of the Year in the IPR/BT Northern Ireland Press and Broadcast Awards. Its sister title Sunday Life was named Best Sunday Newspaper at the awards night in the Ramada Hotel Belfast, while staff

Regionals across the UK scoop press awards

The Yorkshire Post has been crowned Newspaper of the Year in the Regional Newspaper Awards.The paper beat Free Newspaper of the Year The Wharf, and the Wiltshire Gazette & Herald, which was named Weekly Newspaper of the Year. The Yorkshire

National winners announced

The national winners of this year’s BT Regional Media Awards have been announced. The 14 winners were chosen from 86 newspapers, journalists, broadcasters and photographers who all won awards during seven regional heats. All those who scooped national accolades will