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National News Editor — Guardian
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Rebekah Brooks took £10.8m compensation from News Corp

theguardian.com — Rebekah Brooks walked away with £10.8m from Rupert Murdoch's News Corporation as compensation after she resigned from her position as chief executive of News International at the height of the phone-hacking scandal, UK accounts published by News Corp show.

Leveson inquiry puts paparazzi in the frame

theguardian.com — Click, chase, click: it was the recurring theme of the Leveson inquiry's first week - and neither Hollywood stars, nor the victims of tragic circumstances, were exempt.

Guardian and Observer report losses of £44.2m

theguardian.com — The Guardian and the Observer lost £44.2m last year as investment in digital publishing - including iPad, Facebook and Android apps - contributed to a deepening of losses at the national newspapers that could not be offset by double-digit growth in digital revenues.

After the Woolwich attack the media must continue to aim for openness

guardian.co.uk — It started - alarmingly enough - as a major incident in Woolwich. That was 4pm. Three hours later during which time the news ratchet went up through beheading, pictures of bodies in the street, terror, a Cobra committee (so they really meant terror), and finally, the most extraordinary film that left even seasoned newsroom hands somewhat excited.

James Murdoch was key force behind Sky team's Tour de France victory

guardian.co.uk — James Murdoch, Rupert's youngest son, was among those on the Champs Elysées on Sunday afternoon, cheering home the first British winner of the Tour de France. That was fitting, because while his successor as BSkyB's chief executive, Jeremy Darroch, was in Team Sky's backup car, caught on ITV punching the vehicle's roof in delight, it was Murdoch, a keen cyclist, who was critical to sustaining the media group's £10m-a-year sponsorship commitment.
Oct 17, 2014

Powerful reporting on suicides from @sandralaville and @mrmatthewtaylor. They see the patterns Chris Grayling won't.

Oct 17, 2014

Six people a month are committing suicides in prisons in England and Wales - every case analysed: theguardian.com/society/2014/o…

Oct 16, 2014

First interview with Ray Cole; the Briton jailed on "suspicion of homosexuality" in Morocco gu.com/p/42fnj/tw

Oct 15, 2014

What did Lord Freud, welfare minister, say about disabled people and the minimum wage? Milband asks Cameron at PMQs: theguardian.com/politics/blog/…

Oct 14, 2014

Tweeps: anybody know a good restaurant in Antwerp? Visiting soon.

Oct 14, 2014

More details on the supposed Tony Blair plot; ex PM's home address found in car of man accused gu.com/p/42dkz/tw

Oct 14, 2014

Terrorism trial hears of possible plot to kill Tony Blair (most of this is going to be held in secret) gu.com/p/42dkz/tw

Oct 14, 2014

Curious tale of hack of the Sun's website coming up on the Guardian at 10am. From @jamesrbuk

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