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Post editor joins watchdog

Sunday Post editor David Pollington has been appointed as a new member of the Press Complaints Commission. Announcing the appointment, PCC chairman Lord Wakeham said: “That the Commission works so well is as a result of the interaction between lay

Sale of Braveheart sword could boost hospice appeal

Scotland’s Sunday Post Schools Hospice Challenge could be given a huge boost with the sale of a sword featured in the film Braveheart. The Claymore sword is one of only 50 that were made especially for the blockbuster film starring

Reporter re-opens 20-year murder mystery

Dundee reporter Graeme Strachan has re-opened a 20-year-old unsolved murder case – and claims that Yorkshire Ripper Peter Sutcliffe was not responsible. The body of 20-year-old Elizabeth McCabe was found in 1980 on the outskirts of Dundee and popular belief

Telegraph's new owner makes a mint

Independent News & Media, whose £300m takeover of the Belfast Telegraph Newspapers Ltd was announced this month, saw profits leap by 68 per cent last year. Its £151m operating profits were achieved on record turnover of £920m. Meanwhile, Trade &

Belfast group to be sold for £300m

Trinity Mirror Group has announced it is to sell Belfast Telegraph Newspapers Ltd to Independent News and Media for £300m BTNL will be managed from London and a local board will be appointed. It will become part of a group

Watchdog hits the road – and is set for Edinburgh

Glasgow Evening Times editor Charles McGhee will be part of a panel to answer questions when the Press Complaints Commission roadshow arrives in Edinburgh. The event, on May 13, is part of an initiative to open up the work of

Evening Times editor joins press watchdog

Glasgow Evening Times editor Charles McGhee has been appointed to the Press Complaints Commission as one of seven editorial members. He replaces David Pollington, editor of the Sunday Post, who has retired from the Commission after two years. Charles has

Welcome to the New Age

The new Herald HQ shines like a beacon across the city, writes ROBERT JEFFREY ‘Just drop me off at the courtyard beside the fountain” – that’s not the sort of request a Glasgow city centre taxi driver normally expects to

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

Local press among Scots winners at major awards

Local newspapers including The Falkirk Herald and Edinburgh Evening News were among the winners at the Scottish Press Awards 2003. The event, at Glasgow’s Hilton Hotel, saw the Scottish media turn out in force to see deputy first minister Jim

Nominations announced for Scottish Press Awards

The Edinburgh Evening News, Scotsman, Falkirk Herald and The Herald and Evening Times in Glasgow could be among the winners at the Scottish Press Awards later this month. Journalists and photographers from the titles, together with those from a number