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Richard resuscitates his career

A medical technician who was forced to retire at 39 after a series of heart attacks has revived his career – as a journalist. Richard Hill left the NHS in 1995 after the last of his three heart attacks and

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Writers from The Scotsman and its sister financial paper The Business have been recognised at an international journalism awards ceremony. Scotsman associate editor George Kerevan was runner-up in the annual Bastiat Prize, for journalists who promote the institutions of free

War reporter 'headhunted' by Evening Standard

Richard Edwards, who was named British Trainee of the Year by Newstec last month, will leave the Western Daily Press later this year to join the London Evening Standard. The 23-year-old covered the war in Iraq as a member of

New London freesheet to rival Metro?

A new, free 24-hour newspaper could be launched in London to rival Metro. Press reports say News International could be about to make a move on the territory occupied by Associated Newspapers. It is believed News International is already in

Richard resuscitates his career

A medical technician who was forced to retire at 39 after a series of heart attacks has revived his career – as a journalist. Richard Hill left the NHS in 1995 after the last of his three heart attacks and

Award for good circulation

A top industry award scheme has named the Huddersfield Daily Examiner number one for the quality of service to its newsagents. The Examiner beat competition from both national and regional newspapers in the awards, which are run by the Association

1947 freeze was his big break

Former Scunthorpe Telegraph journalist Phil Wrack, who became the deputy editor of the News of the World, has died aged 71 after losing his battle against leukaemia. Mr Wrack was educated at the Henderson Avenue Primary and the Scunthorpe Modern

Distinguished career

A distinguished former local, national and international journalist has died, aged 99. Richard McMillan began at the Scarborough Evening Post at 15 and moved to Fleet Street six months later and held parliamentary and royal correspondent posts at The Times

Scarborough?Simply the best!

Residents of the north Yorkshire seaside resort of Scarborough have hit back after vitriolic columnist Victor Lewis-Smith attacked their town. In one of his regular columns for the London Evening Standard, Mr Lewis-Smith condemned Scarborough as being “dismal in season

Evening Standard tube petition reaches 10,000

More than 10,000 people have expressed their opposition to the proposed part-privatisation of the London Underground by signing an online petition launched by the London Evening Standard and This is London. Since the campaign was launched just 10 days ago,

Latest circulation figures highlight strong performers

New figures from the Audit Bureau of Circulations show a number of successes among regional titles. Smaller daily titles have performed particularly well, and while some larger titles have been affected by the reduction in bulk sales, a number of