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Churchill to take up role as new press watchdog

small print on page 34 will probably show you didn't have adequate cover‘I met him this morning to ask whether he supported a tougher form of self-regulation of the press with a robust statutory underpinning, and he nodded his head and said ‘Oooh yes’.’

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Posted: Nov 11th, 2013
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Phone hacking trial indirectly caused wine shortage

‘Our client wishes to maintain her innocence – and an alcoholic stupor,’ said Rebekah Brooks’s counsel. ‘A few bottles of a nice claret for medicinal purposes can give anyone the Dutch courage to ignore all ethical boundaries, urinate behind the butchers in Chipping Norton High Street and marry Ross Kemp.’

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Posted: Nov 2nd, 2013
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Rebekah Brooks to pay full costs of Leveson inquiry out of £10.8m payoff

because she's worth itFormer News International chief executive Rebekah Brooks has decided as a gesture of goodwill to pay for the entire costs of the inquiry into Culture, Practice and Ethics of the press led by Lord Leveson out of her £10.8million severance package from News International.

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Posted: Dec 13th, 2012
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Government ‘all set’ for fortnight of buried bad news

‘We tested the water by announcing a drop in GDP whilst everyone was talking about the start of the Olympics football tournament’, a source close to the cabinet announced during the opening ceremony.

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Posted: Jul 29th, 2012
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New Wapping theme park to open as ‘Newsofthe World’

Exclusive!To enter ‘Newsofthe World’ is to enter a magical kingdom where nothing is quite what it seems. All you need to bring with you, the brochures urge, is a suspension of your own disbelief.

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Posted: Jul 23rd, 2011
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