Ian Hargreaves resigns as `Independent' editor

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Ian Hargreaves resigned as editor of the Independent yesterday.

Mr Hargreaves has been editor of the Independent since August 1994 and during his tenure circulation has improved to a peak of 300,000 recorded in June of this year.

Liam Healy, chairman of Newspaper Publishing, said: "We are all grateful to Ian for his stewardship of the title and wish him well for the future.

"The Independent is in good shape and we will begin immediately to seek a replacement editor to take the newspaper to the next exciting stage in its development.''