News Tony Gallagher was given a traditional 'banging out' send off by the paper's staff

The Daily Telegraph has sacked its editor, Tony Gallagher, and declared it will “reinvent the way we work” and move beyond news publishing.

DMGT fined £225,000 for closing Teletext

The early ending of Teletext's public service content led to a £225,000 fine for its parent company Daily Mail & General Trust yesterday after Ofcom ruled it amounted to an "extremely serious breach" of obligations under the company's licence. The company stopped its loss-making news and sport coverage at the end of last year even though it had four years of its licence to run. The regulator said the decision had "caused and continues to cause serious and significant harm to consumers of this service generally".

Newcastle ban Daily Mail over Triesman story

Newcastle have written to the chairmen of all Premier League clubs calling for them to ban reporters from two newspapers following the Lord Triesman revelations.

If even Will Lewis isn't safe from MacLennan, who is?

The Telegraph chief executive has a history of dismissing editors, reports Matthew Bell

John Rentoul: Second thoughts on foreign workers

I commented yesterday on the Daily Mail's front-page story, ripped off from Fraser Nelson (right) at Coffee House, that 98.5 per cent of net new jobs since 1997 had been taken by foreign-born workers.

John Rentoul: Why aren't we shocked

I didn't comment on the report in Saturday's Daily Mail about six foolish people who have had medical qualifications and who think that David Kelly was murdered, because (a) it was in the Daily Mail, and there are only so many untrue stories in the Daily Mail that one can rebut; (b) it was the same story that has appeared in the Daily Mail several times before; and (c) Oliver Kamm beat me to it.

Battle of London freesheets ends as 'Lite' looks to fold

The free newspaper battle for London's commuters is to end after just three years, as the London Lite's publisher prepares to close the title, leaving the streets clear for The London Evening Standard.

Free London Lite newspaper facing closure

The free evening paper London Lite is facing closure, it was announced today.

Ian Burrell: The Daily Mail and the death of Stephen Gately

"What a cold and nasty piece of gutter journalism"...."This is an absolutely revolting article"...."Shame on you Jan Moir", are just a tiny selection of soundbites from the outpouring of outrage on the Daily Mail's website following an extraordinary piece by one of the paper's best-known columnists, suggesting that the death of the Boyzone singer was not by natural causes, as an official announcement had stated.

John Rentoul: Daily Mail and innumeracy

I do blog about subjects other than the best Labour prime minister. Well one other subject anyway, namely how wrong the Daily Mail is. Today, in its ideological bias it makes a statistical howler. It reports:

Russian owners decide to give away Standard

Audacious gamble sees London's evening paper converted into freesheet

John Rentoul: Put it to the vote

Not every story in the Daily Mail is rubbish. And I hope I am not saying this just because it furthers the cause of the AJ4PM campaign, but Tim Shipman's report this morning is significant

John Rentoul: Blairs still not victims of property crash

I'll shut up about Tony Blair in a minute, or when the Daily Mail stops printing, er, economies with the actualité about him. But, once again, the poison machine has been denied the story it wants, namely: "Blairs victims of property crash."

Teletext to close news and information service

Teletext's news and information service is to come to an end in January next year - two years ahead of schedule - the service's owner said today.

Mandelson sent email listing Brown's flaws

Business Secretary Lord Mandelson portrayed Gordon Brown as "insecure, self-conscious ... and angry", according to a leaked email.

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Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

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Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
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'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

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The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project