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Mail scooped the nationals with Mandelson statement

The Hartlepool Mail scooped the national press last week with an exclusive statement from Peter Mandelson after he was nominated as Britain’s next European commissioner. The MP telephoned Mail editor Paul Napier the night before his nomination was officially announced

Assault on reporter leads to eight-month stretch

A rampage that ended in an assault on a regional newspaper reporter who was sitting at his desk in the newsroom has landed a teenager in jail for eight months. The yob confessed in court to the assault on Galloway

New editor is named at Hartlepool Mail

Paul Napier has been appointed as the new editor of the Hartlepool Mail, succeeding Harry Blackwood, who left the company in March. Paul is currently editor of the Scarborough Evening News, a post he has held since November 2001. He

Editor Blackwood is sacked from Mail

Hartlepool Mail editor Harry Blackwood has been sacked by his employers, Johnston Press. Staff at the newspaper were told the news yesterday. The decision came in the wake of a row between Harry and the local MP Peter Mandelson, who

Blackwood breaks silence on Mandelson "pressure"

Hartlepool Mail editor Harry Blackwood has broken his silence over claims that the MP Peter Mandelson tried to get him sacked. Harry is currently on sick leave from his job at the paper where he has worked for 30 years.

Downing Street link to editor's leave is denied

Downing Street has denied claims that the Prime Minister intervened in a dispute between MP Peter Mandelson and the editor of his local newspaper, the Hartlepool Mail. And the Mail’s owners, Johnston Press, said it found the idea that political

Press blamed as monkey is elected mayor

No sooner had a monkey been declared the first elected mayor of Hartlepool, than the Hartlepool Mail was being blamed for the main political parties’ electoral demise. The vote saw Hartlepool United mascot Stuart Drummond swept to power ahead of

Online Mandelson scoop for the Echo

The Northern Echo has landed an online scoop by getting former Northern Ireland Secretary Peter Mandelson to launch an Internet initiative. New media editor Sarah Andrews persuaded Mr Mandelson to launch ‘The Interview-e’ and put himself foward to tackle questions