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.

Battle lines drawn for Fleet Street's finest

Forget the Ashes, this autumn could see one of the bitterest newspaper circulation wars for years

Ken versus the 'Standard': it's a nasty war in which there will be no winner

Is there justification for the idea that newspapers can be obsessive about individuals, setting out to vilify them, or catch them out? Individuals such as Ken Livingstone? Put another way, is there justification for the paranoia that some public figures feel about the press and their intentions? Public figures such as Ken Livingstone?

Livingstone steps up his battle with 'reprehensible' media group

London's Mayor, Ken Livingstone, last night stoked the fire in his battle with Associated Newspapers with an attack on the editors of the Daily Mail and the Evening Standard.

Bill Hagerty on the press: Letts get it straight: this is uncalled for

THERE'S NO point, as my old dad used to say, of being the richest man in the cemetery. Not unless you're only visiting, of course. I imparted this wisdom to Quentin Letts, the Daily Mail's prolific political sketch writer, theatre critic and Jack-of-all-journalistic-trades. Earning at a rate the Royal Mint may have trouble accommodating, he chortled at my dad's mots justes - as well he might, being rich and not in the cemetery.

Allegation of second affair with secretary in ministerial office

David Blunkett was hit by more revelations about his private life last night as it was reported that he had an affair with a civil servant nearly 20 years his junior.

Donald Trelford on the press

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'Standard' may fight decline with free edition

The Evening Standard has drawn up plans to launch a free afternoon newspaper in the capital to combat falling circulation and as a pre-emptive strike against Richard Desmond's plans to publish a rival free-sheet.

The Investment Column: Umbro sheds its flotation woes

Now's the time to get behind UK Coal - Yule Catto is proving to be a costly cocktail

Ad agencies threaten to cry foul if Mail buys The Telegraph Group

The Daily Mail & General Trust's hopes of buying The Telegraph Group have been dealt a blow after media-buying agencies threatened to appeal to media regulator Ofcom if the deal went ahead.

'Poisonous' Campbell provoked cynicism, Mail editor tells MPs

The editor of the Daily Mail, Paul Dacre, launched a highly personal attack on Alastair Campbell yesterday, accusing him of engendering a "poisonous" culture of spin within the heart of Government.

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