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A judge is to decide today whether to send media mogul Conrad Black back to prison or let him remain free based on time already served.
The Foreign Secretary has never got over his fashion faux pas as Tory leader. So why repeat the crime?
Holed up in his Palm Beach mansion, an unrepentant Conrad Black has broken his silence for the first time since his release from prison with a paean to the virtues of fine wine, his wife, Barbara Amiel, and the pleasures of "pristine quiet, free of loudspeakers, screamed argument, and the snoring of a hundred men".
Conrad Black, the disgraced media mogul, has been told he cannot return to his native Canada to await a new verdict on the fraud charges he faces, because he hasn't provided enough detail about his muddy financial affairs.
Newspaper owner Richard Desmond today lost his libel action over claims that he abused his position to pursue a vendetta against Conrad Black.
The other day a very senior and successful Fleet Street figure told me that in 15 years there will only be two national newspapers: The Sun and the Daily Mail. All the rest will disappear under a burden of debt, after years of making losses.
Scotland Yard will not launch a formal investigation into the cash-for-amendments affair, it was announced today.
The late Lord Deedes has launched a vitriolic attack from beyond the grave on the current owners of The Daily Telegraph, where he spent 12 years as editor. Deedes, who was also a former Conservative cabinet minister, died in August last year, aged 94, still employed by the paper. Yet he was so disillusioned following the arrival in 2004 of the reclusive Barclay brothers, Sir David and Sir Frederick, as owners, that he considered resigning, believing the new regime to be "a stinking mob" and "bullying".