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Regional papers join fight for Concorde

Two regional daily papers are now in the race to bring Concorde to their area. The supersonic jet is due to be taken out of service in October, and the Bristol Evening Post and Hull Daily Mail have both thrown

Campaign focus shifts from saving jobs to saving site

A campaign by the Hull Daily Mail, urging the Government and BAE Systems to sign a £10bn contract, has changed focus after it emerged that the deal wouldn’t be enough to save 450 jobs in Brough. Editor John Meehan had

Editor urges sides to "get their act together"

The editor of the Hull Daily Mail is urging the Government and BAE Systems to “get their act together” over a £10bn contract which could cost hundreds jobs in Brough. BAE Systems is East Yorkshire’s largest private employer, with a

"I'm here to stay" – thanks to the Mail

The Hull Daily Mail and East Riding Mail have won a campaign to allow a Ukrainian orphan to stay in the UK for life-changing treatment. Four simple words – “for an indefinite period” – stamped on a passport delivered to

Final hope in ghost widow's 'lost at sea' mystery?

Page 2 of 2 “I reported that at the time and since and it is a story in its own right. Still she cannot remarry so she waits and hopes with the others families that this survey reveals the truth.

Mail has helped schools Move On Up

The Hull Daily Mail has helped to improve the GCSE fortunes of the city’s schools and lift Hull off the bottom of the league tables. Through its Moving On Up education campaign, the paper aimed to support the LEA, teachers,

Drinks menace tackled at Mail

Under age drinking is to be outlawed around Hull and Yorkshire’s East Riding as the Daily Mail launches a hard-hitting Show You Care campaign. The paper is teaming up with the local alcohol advisory service in a bid to prevent

Vertical drinking ban opposed

A decision to block the drinks licence of a café bar because it failed to guarantee that customers would not stand as they drank has been pilloried in the Hull Daily Mail. The paper has carried a stinging front page

Investigation shows health care on the "critical" list

A&E has been consigned to the “critical” list in a Hull Daily Mail investigation. The paper said staff were close to breaking point as admissions hit a record high. The Mail highlighted problems at Hull Royal Infirmary in the first

Schools chief leaves – three weeks after Mail's quit call

Hull’s education director Joan Taylor is to step down after months of controversy – and pressure from the Hull Daily Mail. The campaigning newspaper revealed she is set to stand down at the end of this week, less than three

Questions that needs answers

Page 1 of 2 A new push to save threatened jobs at the Bae Systems plant at Brough has been launched by the Hull Daily Mail. The campaigning newspaper is demanding that the firm comes clean about the threats to

New look for twin titles as publisher unveils new identity

The Hull Daily Mail and East Riding Mail have today unveiled a new look as part of a huge re-branding exercise by their publisher. The sister titles have been given new matching mastheads, which mean they look much more alike