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It is a curious phenomenon, that those who purport to love the Royals wilfully inflict so much misery upon them

Injunctions fuelling privacy debate

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Video: Cable 'vindicated' by PCC

Vince Cable on the Press Complaints Commission's decision that The Daily Telegraph breached subtefuge rules by secretly taping ministers.

Middletons complain over bikini photographs

The Middleton family has complained to the Press Complaints Commission after two newspapers published pictures of the Duchess of Cambridge and her sister Pippa in bikinis on a yacht.

<i>IoS</i> letters, emails &amp; online postings (1 May 2011)

Brian Cathcart is critical of the Press Complaints Commission and also refers to it as "no more than" a complaints body ("Bad editors have blown it for the rest", 24 April). It is true that last year we issued about 1,800 rulings and resolved over 500 complaints to the satisfaction of the complainant. We think it important to offer real and cost-free help to those who come to us. But we also have a 24-hour helpline, run by senior staff, to deal with concerns about harassment by journalists; pre-publication advice to individuals to help prevent intrusions from happening; pre-publication advice to editors and journalists; and training sessions for editors and journalists.

Press regulator recruits Lord Grade as it beefs up board

The Press Complaints Commission has named Lord Grade, the former BBC chairman, as one of its new commissioners.

Ed Miliband calls for a review of the Press

Labour leader Ed Miliband has called for an independent review of newspaper regulation and practices following the News of the World phone hacking scandal.

Met Police fails to halt libel action

The Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) has failed to halt a libel action brought against it by a solicitor active in the News of the World phone-hacking case.

PCC to investigate journalist's blog

A blogpost by the columnist Melanie Phillips referring to the "moral depravity" of Arab "savages" is being "looked into" by the Press Complaints Commission.

We failed on phone hacking, admits chair of press watchdog

Baroness Buscombe tells Andrew Grice the PCC is ready to act

Press regulator forms group to review its handling of phone-hacking affair

The Press Complaints Commission has reacted to criticisms of its handling of the growing phone-hacking scandal at the News of the World by setting up a bespoke committee to examine the matter.

Police inquiry into phone-hacking keeps on growing

'Toothless' press watchdog is in politicians' sights as pressure mounts for crack down on journalistic practices

Ian Burrell: Undercover journalism: does the end always justify the means?

A battle-hardened old hack like Kelvin MacKenzie has observed the passing of many media storm clouds over the years but is convinced that what he's seeing now is different. "Journalism, in a strange way, is under attack in a way that I haven't seen it under attack in the last 30-odd years," he says.

Lib Dems ask PCC to investigate undercover stings

The president of the Liberal Democrats, Tim Farron, has written to the Press Complaints Commission asking it to investigate the undercover stings carried out by reporters from the Daily Telegraph at the surgeries of MPs.

Stephen Glover: The real casualties of The Telegraph's war

Media Studies: The paper should recalibrate its attitude towards politicians, which has become excessively confrontational
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