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Will you still love me, "toomorrow"?

The Evening Star scooped the nationals with an intriguing story about the Government’s education standards. It got hold of a letter from Tony Blair wishing Ipswich Labour candidate Chris Mole well in yesterday’s by-election – but it unfortunately showed that

Views sought on Liverpool's culture bid

Readers of the Liverpool Echo are being invited to have their say in the city’s bid to be the European capital of culture. The paper is asking its readers for their views on the bid to win the title in

EADT Tory scoop

The East Anglian Daily Time has secured the first regional newspaper interview with Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith. The Ipswich-based paper’s political editor Graham Dines asked him about the forthcoming Ipswich by-election, the policy review of his party and how

Probing questions fromthe Echo

When the South Wales Echo wanted to get to the heart of its readers’ beliefs, concerns and attitudes, it took the direct route – and asked them. The newspaper wanted to find out what its readers thought on issues such

High-level backing for City v United charity game

A City v United soccer challenge to raise money for the bereaved families of New York firefighters has been given the Royal seal of approval. Both Prince Charles and Prince Andrew have sent messages of support for the Manchester Evening

Prescott steps in to aid EDP's humanitarian bid

The deputy Prime Minister has cleared the way for the Eastern Daily Press to fly a badly injured African boy to Norfolk for vital surgery. The Norfolk and Norwich Hospital had already agreed to waive treatment charges for ten-year-old Issa

Invitation to the Blairs

The Western Daily Press has published a guide to the West of England for the Prime Minister and his family after it was reported they were considering a holiday in the area in a bid to boost tourism following the

Press man delivers to Bush & Blair

The Evening Press at York delivered a hard-hitting message to George Bush and Tony Blair when the US president flew into Britain. With two military early-warning bases in its patch, the North Yorkshire paper has been campaigning long and hard

Foot & mouth 'off the agenda' in election purdah

Page 1 of 2 The pre-election ban on Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food press conferences has come under fire from editors in the Westcountry, who claim the “purdah” could sweep foot and mouth under the carpet until voting is

PM's question time

A trainee reporter at the Llanelli Star managed to buttonhole Tony Blair on his recent visit to Wales – and asked him for his views on the issues important to readers. Laura Grime was armed with all the questions when

Blairs in the tourist trap

The Evening Press pounced when Tony Blair visited York to shout the message that Britain was open for business. The PM, accompanied by his wife Cherie, underlined the message by visiting Jorvik, the world-famous Viking Centre which has just undergone

Prime Minister urged to save transplant unit

Page 1 of 2 The Manchester Evening News has delivered an open letter to Tony Blair on the future of the heart transplant unit at Wythenshawe hospital. The fate of the unit hangs in the balance as it waits to

Don't Do It, Prime Minister

Page 1 of 2 The Northern Echo is making the news after conducting a poll in Tony Blair’sown constituency on whether the Prime Minister should call a GeneralElection while the foot and mouth crisis is at its height. More than

Wrong! Wrong! Wrong!

The Evening Star has launched a scathing attack on Tony Blair over his handling of the foot and mouth crisis and his seeming lack of concern over its impact on the date of a General Election. The Suffolk paper say’s

Blair exclusives for Gazette

Letters to Tony Blair from readers of the Evening Gazette have pulled in a health exclusive for the north-east paper. In his replies he revealed a new bone marrow transplant unit was being proposed for the Middlesbrough area, as well

Youth newspaper for alternative Parliament

Award-winning youth newspaper projects by the Bolton Evening News are making history with the launch of a national publication for the United Kingdom Youth Parliament (UKYP). The BEN was approached to produce a youth newspaper, to be distributed nationally to