Fleet Street

The Inside Story Behind Max Clifford's First Front Page Splash

Rob McGibbon | Posted 29.06.2014 | UK
Rob McGibbon

The snapper and I duly waited outside the club later that evening. I remember Max pulling up in his silver Jaguar/Daimler and struggling to park. He kept bumping into other cars. No doubt he had over-estimated the length he had to play with!

Tale of the Tape: George Dyer, Tailor, One of South London's Finest

Jason Holmes | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jason Holmes

Nip around the corner from the Elephant & Castle and walk on farther south where the air's a little calmer, and before you know it, you'll have arrived at the Threadneedleman, an unassuming shop caught in the crook of the road's arm.

City Boys Can Stick It Up Their Hooters

Nick Abbot | Posted 24.06.2013 | UK Comedy
Nick Abbot

When you survey the wreckage of our once prosperous nation, just remember where all your money went - up some pin striped, be-braced, supercilious, clamorous and conceited man's proboscis.

Pro-Leveson Petition Tops 100,000 Signiatures

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.12.2012 | UK

Hacked Off's online petition calling on the government to comply with the findings of the Leveson Inquiry has been signed by more than 100,000 people....

Pro-Leveson Petition Signed By More Than 80,000

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK

A petition calling for the UK's three main party leaders to bring in a new press watchdog backed by law has attracted more than 80,000 signatures sinc...

Miller To Meet With Editors, Urge Action Over Watchdog

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Politics

Culture Secretary Maria Miller will meet with the newspaper industry's leading editors next week in an effort to urge the press to act on the Leveson ...

Could the Director General of the BBC Lose His Job Over Jimmy Savile?

Jonathan Maitland | Posted 18.12.2012 | UK
Jonathan Maitland

This week saw me in the slightly scary but entertaining company of Sun columnist Jane Moore and former News of the World writer Carole Malone, now with the People. We kicked off our chinwag with - what else - Jimmy Savile. Like everyone else in the media, I have a theory where it's heading. I ran it past Jane and Carole. Here goes.

Don't Panic!

Tony Schumacher | Posted 22.10.2012 | UK Politics
Tony Schumacher

Maybe we should ask Samuel L Jackson to be president of the new world? If not him... who do you reckon should lead us from the panic land to the promised land?

The Press Needs to Put Its House in Order - but Regulation Is Not the Answer

Alexander Walters | Posted 12.03.2012 | UK Politics
Alexander Walters

Journalists have rarely ranked high in the affections of the British public. Occasionally venerated for noble efforts abroad or campaigns at home, they are mostly left to languish alongside society's bottom feeders - politicians, for example, or estate agents.

Can Daily Newspapers Survive?

Colin Morrison | Posted 03.11.2011 | UK
Colin Morrison

The media is accustomed to calling 'time' on industries. How many (or how few) newspapers ever spoke out in support of ailing car, steelmaking or shipbuilding industries, under siege from low-cost manufacturing countries and newer technologies?