Prime Minister leads tributes to "Fleet Street legend" William Rees-Mogg after former Times editor dies aged 84

Prime Minister leads tributes to 'Fleet Street legend' William Rees-Mogg after former Times editor dies aged 84David Cameron praises journalist's 'wisdom and good advice'Veteran editor also wrote long-running column for the Mail on Sunday | UPDATED: 23:07 GMT, 30 December 2012 The Prime Minister led tributes to the ‘Fleet Street legend’ Lord Rees-Mogg who died over the weekend at the age of 84. As editor of The Times for 14 years, he was credited with forging its reputation for investigative journalism and cutting-edge commentary

CENSORED: The Mail On Sunday stories Leveson"s Law would have barred

CENSORED: The Mail On Sunday stories Leveson's Law would have barred | UPDATED: 02:04 GMT, 2 December 2012 The debate around the Leveson Report has focused on Lord Justice Leveson’s controversial proposal for a new regulator backed by law. But as Prime Minister David Cameron said in rejecting the idea of statutory-backed regulation, there is a key principle at stake about state interference in the affairs of a free press

Leveson Report: Investigative journalists who breach data protection rules could face 2 years in jail

Investigative journalists who breach data protection rules could face two years’ jail Leveson suggests what opponents immediately described as 'chilling' changes to protections given to journalists handling 'private' informationDavid Cameron said he was 'instinctively concerned' about the plans | UPDATED: 10:16 GMT, 30 November 2012 Lord Justice Leveson suggests what opponents immediately described as 'chilling' changes to protections given to journalists who are handling 'private' information Investigative journalists who breach data protection rules could be jailed for two years under proposals in the Leveson report. The judge also suggests what opponents immediately described as ‘chilling’ changes to protections given to journalists who are handling ‘private’ information

Harriet Harman"s adviser Gavin Freeguard worked for Huge Grant"s Hacked Off campaign

Harman's adviser, the lobbyist against freedom of Press: Recruit worked for Grant’s Hacked Off campaign Gavin Freeguard worked for Hugh Grant's Hacked Off campaign and Media Standards Trust founded by Sir David Bell – assessor assisting LevesonBell is at heart of powerful nexus of left-of-centre individuals linked to Leveson inquiry into press standards which will published tomorrowPolitical adviser recruited from lobbyists pushing for statutory regulation Mr Freeguard's presence in Harriet Harman's team chimes with her already declared support for end to any kind of Press self-regulation | UPDATED: 08:13 GMT, 28 November 2012 Labour media spokesman Harriet Harman is employing a political adviser recruited from the lobbyists pushing for statutory regulation of the free Press. Gavin Freeguard was until recently working for the Media Standards Trust and its spin-off Hacked Off campaign which is spearheaded by actors Hugh Grant and Steve Coogan, and Formula 1 tycoon Max Mosley. The trust was founded by Sir David Bell, controversially chosen to be one of the assessors assisting Lord Justice Leveson to write his report on the future of newspapers