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May 15, 2018

Peers resurrect Leveson Two for second vote as houses clash over press inquiry

Peers have put themselves on a collision course with the Commons after backing the resurrection of the Leveson Inquiry. The major government defeat comes after MPs […]
May 10, 2018

Sir Cliff Richard must wait to hear verdict on privacy battle with BBC over police raid coverage

Sir Cliff Richard is waiting to hear whether he has won a fight with the BBC over coverage of a police raid on his home following a […]
April 26, 2018

BBC News director Fran Unsworth who made call on using Cliff Richard police raid footage said it ‘didn’t strike me as intrusive’

The BBC’s director of news has said journalists had a public interest responsibility to cover a police search of Sir Cliff Richard’s home. Fran Unsworth […]
April 24, 2018

BBC boss: We had ‘responsibility’ to report Sir Cliff Richard allegations against backdrop of Savile failures

The BBC did “the right thing” by revealing that detectives were investigating Sir Cliff Richard and searching his home following a child sex assault allegation, an editor […]
April 19, 2018

BBC reporter says there was no ‘formal’ deal with police over Sir Cliff house raid coverage but it was a story he ‘could not ignore’

A BBC reporter has denied “strong-arming” South Yorkshire Police into disclosing details of the raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s home, and said he believed the […]
April 18, 2018

BBC journalist in Sir Cliff trial says he ‘did not put police under pressure’ to share allegation against singer and will protect his source

A BBC reporter who broke a story about a police raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s home following a sex assault allegation said he guessed the singer’s name […]
April 16, 2018

BBC reporter made deal with police not to report Cliff Richard sex abuse allegation before raid on singer’s home

A former South Yorkshire detective today told the High Court about a meeting in which he struck a deal with a BBC reporter over coverage […]
April 13, 2018

Businessman wins High Court battle with Google over ‘right to be forgotten’ for past crime

A businessman fighting for the “right to be forgotten” over a past crime has won a High Court action against Google. The ruling in the […]
April 12, 2018

Dispute over BBC coverage of police raid on Sir Cliff Richard’s home set for trial

A High Court judge is preparing to analyse evidence in a legal battle between Sir Cliff Richard and the BBC. The 77-year-old singer has sued the BBC […]
April 11, 2018

Facebook will probe thousands of apps for data harvesting as Zuckerberg agrees to greater regulation for the social network

Facebook will investigate “tens of thousands” of apps to discover if any other companies have accessed data in a similar way to Cambridge Analytica, Mark Zuckerberg has […]
March 9, 2018

Cliff Richard in bid to stop ‘private’ information from emerging in court battle over BBC coverage of police raid

Sir Cliff Richard wants to stop information he says is private and sensitive from emerging during a High Court battle with the BBC. The singer is suing […]
February 7, 2018

Sun wins leave to challenge decision to release rapist John Worboys and push for ‘greater transparency’

The Sun newspaper will join the legal action over the Parole Board’s decision to release black cab rapist John Worboys. Judges sitting at the High Court […]
January 17, 2018

Facebook tells UK fake news inquiry it will expand probe into Russian interference in Brexit vote

Facebook has told the government’s fake news inquiry that it will expand its investigation into whether Russian agents attempted to influence the Brexit vote. In […]