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Claims of illegal payments as more newspapers drawn into press standards...

By Bob Duncan  Two prison officers at different high security prisons allegedly took payments of thousands of pounds from journalists, a senior police officer...

‘Hypocritical’ Labour slammed over failure to act on phone hacking

By G.A.Ponsonby The Labour party has been accused of "hypocritical humbug" over the phone hacking scandal after party MP Tom Watson demanded an inquiry be set...

Older people lose faith in politicians and newspapers over the referendum

By a Newsnet reporter  Ahead of the upcoming campaign on Scottish independence a recent opinion poll commissioned by Age Scotland shows that older people...

Unionists manipulate Salmond remarks in attempt at diverting attention from BBC...

By G.A.Ponsonby  Unionist politicians and their allies in the media have today mounted a concerted campaign against First Minister Alex Salmond following a row...

As 2011 draws to a close what now for the Scottish...

By G.A.Ponsonby Christmas is fast approaching and the year is almost at an end.  In Scotland the news seems to have been dominated by the...

Herald online to go behind a paywall

By a Newsnet reporter  The Herald newspaper has announced that it is to ask readers to pay to view online articles. In a surprise announcement...

UK authorities “looked the other way” despite evidence of widespread newspaper...

By a Newsnet reporter The Leveson inquiry has been told that the authority in charge of pursuing data protection breaches refused to act despite...

Labour MP claims ‘phone hacking widespread’ in newspaper industry

by G.A.Ponsonby A Labour MP has claimed that there are more “culprits” that just News International in the phone hacking scandal that has engulfed...

Duggan shooting – IPCC admits initial information may have been misleading

by G.A.Ponsonby The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) has admitted that information it initially provided to journalists suggesting Mark Duggan opened fire before being...

Scottish Elections For Sale?

POLITICS...by Alex Porter A controversial Labour Party plan to pay for a year’s free newspaper subscription for every 18 year old raises very serious...