News Lord Justice Leveson: After such a painstaking inquiry, perhaps bemused that his recommendations were not implemented in full. But unlikely to be too concerned, as he is currently in Australia.

The Press Complaints Commission might be doomed but it is dealing with a rise in complaints amid the furious political negotiations over the future regulation of newspapers in the wake of the Leveson inquiry.

Howard Jacobson: Our standing up for minorities is nothing if it's merely special pleading

Can we censure people for saying hateful things in language that is itself hateful?

The BBC gave Griffin the oxygen of publicity. He choked

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Hurling: Ireland stunned by gay star

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Gray denies making 'sick' Gately jokes

Sheffield Wednesday midfielder Michael Gray today denied making "sick jokes" about Stephen Gately while Coventry's Aron Gunnarsson was being treated for a serious injury at Hillsborough on Saturday.

Stephen Gately article attracts record number of PCC complaints

Columnist Jan Moir's article about the death of Stephen Gately has drawn the biggest number of complaints ever received by the Press Complaints Commission, it said today.

Matthew Norman: Unlike Jan Moir, I'm nearly lost for words

Diary: Even by Mail standards, Jan's censoriousness is astonishing, and the instant response has been spectacular

A fine farewell: Ireland's send-off to Stephen Gately

The famous of the music industry mingled with those who had known him all his life at an emotional funeral service for the Boyzone star

Geoffrey Wheatcroft: Hateful views we should not suppress

Plenty of people will be repelled by the thought of Griffin on TV, or Wilders in the UK

Ian Burrell: Jan Moir of the Mail apologises after Gately uproar

The Daily Mail's high-profile columnist Jan Moir this afternoon took the highly unusual step of issuing a statement in an attempt to diffuse the fury of respondents to the paper's websites following a column published this morning on the death of the pop star Stephen Gately.

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.

Boyzone 'overwhelmed' by support over Stephen Gately's death

Stephen Gately's grief-stricken Boyzone bandmates said they were "truly overwhelmed" as they arrived in Majorca to bring the body of their best friend home.

Walsh to miss X factor for Gately funeral

X Factor judge Louis Walsh confirmed today that he will miss this weekend's shows while he attends Stephen Gately's funeral on Saturday.

Jeremy Laurance: A hidden condition that snuffs out 12 young British lives every week

Twelve people aged under 35 die each week in Britain from undiagnosed heart conditions, now thought to be the most likely cause of Stephen Gately's death.

Boyzone singer 'died of natural causes'

Doctors say undiagnosed heart condition is most likely reason for fluid on the lungs

Gately condition 'rare' for young people

The music world is peppered with scores of untimely deaths, with Stephen Gately now among the list of stars gone too soon.

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