AN eleventh-hour court challenge by the newspaper industry to stop the UK Government introducing a controversial Royal Charter on press regulation has failed.
A SCOTTISH-raised Leveson Inquiry barrister who had an alleged relationship with a lawyer representing celebrities at the hearings was paid almost £220,000 of taxpayers' cash for 16 months of work.
One of the two men jailed for the racist murder of black teenager Stephen Lawrence has lost a bid to challenge his conviction.
ANOTHER bunch of journalists, this time from the Mirror Group, have found police on their doorsteps at dawn.
SCOTTISH newspapers and websites face the most draconian press controls in the western world under proposals for a new system of regulation, opposition MSPs have warned.