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Nuts magazine has been criticised for its “sexist” portrayal of women

Lads’ mag ‘Nuts’ looking for a buyer as it faces closure after 10 years

The weekly “lads” magazine Nuts, notorious for its explicit front covers, is facing closure after 10 years, following a sales slump.

Lachlan Murdoch, the second son of Rupert Murdoch, has returned to News Corp

Lachlan Murdoch: Has the heir to the family's media empire finally been chosen?

The 42-year-old is once again first in line to succeed Rupert when he decides the time has come to hand over the reins

Readly app launches in UK with 120 magazines

Readly, an app that aims to be the Spotify of magazines, has launched in Britain, with more than 120 titles including Marie Claire, The Lady and Time Out available for a single “all-you-can-read” fee of £9.99 a month.

A tug boat that was mistaken for a passenger jet two miles off the coast of Gran Canaria

'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

Rupert Murdoch, right, has brought eldest son Lachlan, left, back into the leadership of his media empire

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.

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