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Sun Cheif Correspondant Charged With Conspiracy To Commit Misconduct

The Sun’s chief foreign correspondent Nick Parker has been charged by the Crown Prosecution Service along with a prison officer from HMP Swaleside. Parker, who was arrested 11 February 2012, has been charged on three counts of conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office. It is alleged that Parker paid a total of £2,650… [Continue Reading]

Deaths with a (known or suspected) racial element 1991-1999

The IRR  (Institute of Race Relations) has, since 1991, been documenting murders with a suspected or known racial element.* This page lists murders from 1991-1999. Click here to read about murders from 2000 onwards with a suspected or known racial element. 1991, Bruce Bryan, 37, central London A father of two murdered in a street… [Continue Reading]

Leveson Inquiry: Summary of week 17

It was one of the most dramatic weeks at the Leveson Inquiry, when the men whose newspapers sparked the phone hacking scandal – James and Rupert Murdoch – took the stand. James Murdoch’s five hours of evidence caused shockwaves across Westminster, leaving a cabinet minister fighting for his career following claims he had acted as… [Continue Reading]

Sun ‘worst for digital usability

It may be the biggest-selling daily in the UK, but the Sun has come bottom in a report looking at how user-friendly national newspapers are on platforms including the internet, iPad and iPhone. The study, by consultancy Webcredible, gave the Sun the lowest rating across a range of daily newspapers due to a “poor utilisation… [Continue Reading]