Search for Johnston Press PLC and
    1. April 10, 2016

      UK publishers look to consolidate in print battle

      On Sunday, Johnston Press completed a deal that has puzzled many observers of the UK’s shrinking newspaper industry....

    2. March 22, 2016

      Johnston Press sees profits rise on back of cost cuts

      Johnston Press reported an increase in profits for 2015 in spite of revenue declines and hailed its recent acquisition...

    Special Reports

    1. 50 Leading Business Pioneers

      Who are the greatest business pioneers of all time?...
    2. Business Turnrounds September 2012

      Corporate defaults are well below average but the minnows are under severe stress...
    Search more Special Reports on this topic.

    1. Fast FT

      March 22, 2016

      Johnston Press jumps 17% after eking out profit rise

      Shares in Johnston Press are on track for their biggest one-day gain in three years this morning, jumping 17.1 per cent...

    2. Fast FT

      March 22, 2016

      Sales decline accelerates at Johnston Press

      Johnston Press, the regional publisher behind titles such as The Scotsman and The Yorkshire Post, managed to eke out a...

    3. Fast FT

      March 22, 2016

      Fast Europe Open: Quiet handover

      European markets won’t receive much leadership from Asian markets today, which were mostly lower in a subdued session....

    4. February 17, 2016

      Mirror to launch new cut-price tabloid

      The publisher of the Daily Mirror is set to unveil a cheaper tabloid newspaper at the end of the month in a move that...

    5. February 12, 2016

      The Independent’s print era ends as group crafts digital future

      The Independent is closing its daily and Sunday newspapers, ending their 30-year spell as campaigning voices in UK...

    6. Fast FT

      February 12, 2016

      Up to 100 jobs at risk as The Independent paper edition closes

      The paper editions of The Independent newspaper and its Sunday sister paper are to close in a move that throws up to...

    7. Fast FT

      February 12, 2016

      Johnston Press confirms £24m deal for 'i'

      Johnston Press, the regional publisher behind titles such as The Scotsman and The Yorkshire Post, has confirmed that it...

    8. February 11, 2016

      Indy future in doubt as Johnston Press lines up deal for ‘i’

      The future of The Independent newspaper has been thrown into doubt as its owners Alexander and Evgeny Lebedev close in...

    9. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      Opening Quote: Rio Tinto drops progressive divi policy

      Rio Tinto is dropping its progressive dividend policy, Ashmore’s assets under management have slipped by $9.5bn,...

    10. FT Alphaville

      February 11, 2016

      FT Opening Quote

      Rio Tinto is dropping its progressive dividend policy, SocGen is the latest large bank to miss expectations, Google is...

    11. February 11, 2016

      Lebedevs in talks over £24m i newspaper sale

      Alexander and Evgeny Lebedev are set to sell the i newspaper for about £24m in cash in a move that will trigger...

    12. Fast FT

      February 11, 2016

      Johnston Press in talks to buy Independent's i

      Johnston Press has confirmed that it is in talks to buy the i newspaper for £24m. The i is a spin-out from the...

    13. February 7, 2016

      Johnston Press thankful for small mercies

      Some companies are born small. Some achieve smallness. And some, like Johnston Press, have smallness thrust upon them....

    14. January 23, 2016

      Small-cap Week, January 23

      Ferrexpo, the Ukrainian maker of iron ore pellets, was among the week’s sharpest fallers after Investec Securities...

    15. Fast FT

      January 19, 2016

      Johnston Press sales slide gathers pace; digital slowing

      There’s no let up in the pain being suffered by the UK’s regional and local newspapers, as revenue declines at Johnston...

    16. December 29, 2015

      Local newspapers: hold the home page

      In October, Johnston Press said it was considering closing the East Lothian News and the Musselburgh News. The papers...

    17. November 19, 2015

      Johnston Press shares slide to lowest ever

      Shares in Johnston Press fell 11 per cent to their lowest level in history, as print advertising revenues at the...

    18. October 8, 2015

      Europe lacks non-execs with digital knowledge

      Trinity Mirror’s recent appointment of Facebook’s Steve Hatch as a non-executive director may suggest that UK company...

    19. August 3, 2015

      Trinity Mirror sights remain focused on print asset acquisitions

      Trinity Mirror has said its appetite for acquisitions “remains undiminished”, raising hopes that it could acquire...

    20. July 17, 2015

      All news is local but UK groups struggle to profit from it

      “Dead Man Found in Graveyard” is perhaps the most famous local newspaper headline of recent years. Now investors may be...

    21. July 14, 2015

      Johnston Press shares slide 20% after profit warning

      Shares in British regional newspaper group Johnston Press fell 20 per cent on Tuesday after disappointing advertising...

    22. April 5, 2015

      Johnston Press shows there is life in local newspapers yet

      Read all about it! And watch — and get the Facebook update. Local newspapers may not be dead. “The digital tipping...

    23. November 24, 2014

      Innovation that succeeds by exploiting the past creatively

      If you have ever attended an innovation conference, you will be familiar with consultants’ graphs that show how, say,...

    24. November 19, 2014

      Local newspapers pool online advertising sales

      Three of the four biggest local newspaper publishers in the UK have joined forces to pool their online advertising...

    25. October 29, 2014

      Digital business delivers strong growth for Johnston Press

      Johnston Press, the struggling regional newspaper publisher, said the decline in its revenues had slowed from 4.3 per...

    26. September 24, 2014

      RBS falls on weaker FTSE 100

      Stocks in London fell for the third day in a row this week, with Royal Bank of Scotland dropping after it was forced to...

    27. August 28, 2014

      Regional newspapers report online surge

      Online readership of regional newspapers rose more than 60 per cent in the first half of 2014, double the rate of...

    28. May 5, 2014

      Independence without scrutiny?

      Here is a strange thing: Scotland could vote for independence but end up with no national press left to report on its...

    29. December 27, 2013

      Johnston Press to refinance £300m debt

      Johnston Press and its lenders have agreed to reset the covenants on its £300m of debt after the struggling regional...

    30. September 16, 2013

      Hail the titans of tedium

      Can a politician be labelled “boring, snoring” and reach the top? The answer seems a resounding yes: often it is a...

    31. August 28, 2013

      Johnston Press writes down £250m in assets

      Johnston Press has written down the value of its assets by £250m as the debt-laden regional newspaper group battles a...

    32. July 9, 2013

      Local newspapers turn to the public to harvest free content

      When Trinity Mirror last month launched four newspapers in Merseyside, it was with an unusual twist: almost all the...

    33. May 13, 2013

      Johnston Press has first rise in operating profit for seven years

      Johnston Press has this year recorded its first increase in operating profit for almost seven years, even as the...

    34. March 19, 2013

      Johnston Press flags continued ad decline

      Johnston Press has pared back a long-term decline in profits after an extensive restructuring, but the debt-laden...

    35. February 19, 2013

      Johnston Press tries to rise from fall

      Even by the standards of Britain’s post-debt crisis economy, the decline of Johnston Press – one of the nation’s...

    36. December 21, 2012

      2012 review: It could have been worse

      According to Mayan prediction, the world should have ended yesterday, so if you are reading this, things have turned...

    37. November 18, 2012

      UK newspapers near deal on new venture

      Executives from three of the UK’s leading newspaper groups were rushing over the weekend to close a deal that marks the...

    38. November 13, 2012

      Johnston Press hopes to stem decline

      Johnston Press, the debt-laden regional newspaper publisher, said the decline in its advertising sales had worsened in...

    Search for Johnston Press PLC and