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The Independent’s website independent.co.uk enjoyed the largest growth among newspaper websites during December, according to official figures released today.

Trinity Mirror to cut 75 jobs

Trinity Mirror is to lay off nearly 20 per cent of its national newspaper journalists as it merges the editorial teams of the Daily Mirror, the Sunday Mirror and The People.

Mirror Editor Richard Wallace (centre): 'It's possible the Ulrika Jonsson story came from phone hacking. It might have been going on behind my back'

Hacking may well have taken place at Mirror, says editor

One of Piers Morgan's key associates during his editorship of the Daily Mirror told the Leveson Inquiry yesterday it was possible that one of the paper's award-winning scoops – its 2002 revelation of the affair between the then England football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson and the TV presenter Ulrika Jonsson – could have been obtained by phone hacking.

Phone hacking 'might have' happened, says Daily Mirror editor Richard Wallace

The editors of the Daily Mirror and the Sunday Mirror have conceded that phone hacking might have occurred at their newspapers.

Ian Hislop to give evidence to Leveson Inquiry

Private Eye editor Ian Hislop will put forward his ideas for the future of press regulation when he gives evidence to the Leveson Inquiry next week.

Back in the 1980s, people used to talk about the 'cult' of Margaret Thatcher

DJ Taylor: The limitless power of self-delusion

James Murdoch has an evasive defence strategy, but the British love a bossy-boots and dream of being posh

Trinity merges Scottish newspapers

The Daily Record and Sunday Mail newspapers are to merge with 20 local titles in a major company restructure, it was announced today.

Trinity Mirror beats forecasts

Trinity Mirror expects to perform slightly better than forecast, thanks to higher Sunday circulations following the closure of its rival's News of the World in July.

MPs split over disclosure of 'dynamite' hacking evidence

A committee of MPs investigating the News of the World phone-hacking scandal, which has received new evidence described by one member as "dynamite", is divided over whether to make the documents public this week.

Trinity Mirror gets boost from 'NOTW' but profit slumps

Newspaper group Trinity Mirror's profits fell 65 per cent in the first half of 2011, though it said it had subsequently seen a circulation boost from the closure of the News of the World.

This scandal is all my fault, says salesman

When a Vodafone technician taught the salesman Steve Nott how easy it was to hack into his mobile phone, he thought the tabloid press would love the story. They did – but just not in quite the way Mr Nott had imagined.

MPs call for Piers Morgan to answer hacking questions in UK

Piers Morgan faces growing demands to return to Britain to answer questions on alleged phone hacking at the Mirror Group while he was editor of the Daily Mirror.

Piers Morgan 'should face hacking quiz'

Former Daily Mirror editor Piers Morgan should return to the UK to answer "some very serious questions" over allegations of phone hacking, the Culture Committee chairman said today.

Piers Morgan under fire from Heather Mills hacking claim

The former editor of The Mirror, Piers Morgan, was under intense pressure last night after Sir Paul McCartney's ex-wife came forward to claim a journalist had bragged to her about hacking sensitive messages left on her phone.

Now Trinity Mirror feels the hacking heat

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