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'Passenger jet crash' in sea off Gran Canaria was actually a tug boat

Emergency services have since confirmed that their reports were a false alarm

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Rupert Murdoch promotes eldest son Lachlan Murdoch in succession

Rupert's eldest boy is now News Corp heir apparent, James is promoted, despite the hacking scandal, but where is Elisabeth?

Changed man: despite a new look, Christopher Jefferies says ‘chances are that someone in the public will recognise me’

Christopher Jefferies was vilified for a murder he didn't commit - now he's a privacy crusader

Jefferies was arrested in 2010 for the murder of Joanna Yeates, and saw his character traduced by the tabloid press. Powerful people now seek his opinions, he has an agent, and his story is to be made into a film

German newspapers, unrelated to the changes at The Oregonian, at a news stand in Berlin.

Portland's 'The Oregonian' to reward journalists for number of articles they post online

The changes at the publication have been criticsed by a reporter at the 'New York Times'

Sir David Nicholson will retire in April after 36 years with the health service

Outgoing NHS boss Sir David Nicholson wants to work with press regulator to stop health service being undermined by ‘sensational’ newspaper stories

His comments come a year after the Daily Mail called for his resignation and labelled him 'the man with no shame' in the wake of the Francis Report into the Mid Staffordshire scandal

The advert prompted a record number of complaints to the Advertising Standards Authority

Paddy Power Oscar Pistorius ‘money back if he walks’ ad broke rules and brought UK advertising into disrepute, ASA finds

The advert received a record 5,525 complaints since it appeared in the Sun on Sunday two and a half weeks ago

By design: L’Wren Scott lived off her own name

L'Wren Scott: How the media views women

The fashion designer L'Wren Scott was so much more than just 'Mick Jagger's girlfriend'. But you wouldn't know it from reading reports about her death, says Harriet Walker

Members of the Hacked Off Campaign staging a photocall in 2012 outside Westminster to illustrate how many people have signed the petition for a free but accountable press

Campaign group Hacked Off urge newspaper industry to back the Royal Charter on press freedom

A coalition of intellectuals and cultural figures ranging from the author Ian McEwan to the former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has backed an appeal to the newspaper industry to accept a Royal Charter on press reform.

A London newsagents: tighter regulation planned for British press 'poses worldwide threat' says the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers

Press reform: Tighter regulation planned for Britain 'poses worldwide threat'

Global organisation for newspaper publishers highlights 'lack of any real guarantees enshrining press freedom'

James May gives his views on ‘what it’s like to be a bloke in his fifties

Just what the 50-plus male golfer needs: A new monthly called Calibre featuring Top Gear's James May

Top Gear’s James May is the cover star for a new magazine aimed at affluent middle-aged men

i paper is biggest-selling quality national in Scotland

Independent's sister newspaper outsells The Times, The Daily Telegraph and The Guardian north of the border

'The Fly' - once the UK's most read music magazine - to close

Music magazine The Fly, which was once the UK’s widest read music title, is to close after 15 years.

Criticism of rulers or pictures of Aung San Suu Kyi were once rare; it is still a struggle to report the violence against Burma’s Muslims

Inside Burma - part 2: The battle to wrest the news from state control

While no longer a pariah state, Burma is hardly in from the cold. In the second of a three-part series, Peter Popham uncovers the truth about a country torn between its past and the future

Breast cancer charities criticise The Sun's new Page Three 'Check 'em Tuesday' for trivialising the disease

Charities and campaigners have raised concerns over The Sun’s new Page Three “Check ‘em Tuesday” campaign to persuade women to examine themselves for the signs of breast cancer with claims it could “trivialise” the disease.

Lord Leveson

Leveson inquiry: The spy, the judge and the ‘cover-up’

Former intelligence officer alleges inquiry buried evidence of high-level corruption between MPs, press and police

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