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  1. 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...

  2. 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...

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  1. Business Turnrounds September 2012

    Corporate defaults are well below average but the minnows are under severe stress...
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  1. 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 prime...

  2. 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...

  3. 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 content...

  4. 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 regional...

  5. 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 regional...

  6. 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 biggest and...

  7. 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 out...

  8. 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...

  9. 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...

  10. September 20, 2012

    Media: Changing channels bring risks

    From broadcasters to music labels and book publishers to newspapers, consumer habits are changing – and fast. This is...

  11. September 17, 2012

    Earnings lift bigger from non-labour cuts

    Companies could make a bigger boost to earnings by trimming operational costs other than jobs, according to a comprehensive...

  12. August 21, 2012

    Johnston Press continues to slide

    Revenues from print advertising, newspaper sales and contract printing have all continued their downward slide at Johnston...

  13. June 22, 2012

    Regional papers in the doldrums

    Sly Bailey’s early departure as chief executive of Trinity Mirror last week capped a turbulent spring for the publisher but...

  14. May 17, 2012

    Johnston Press ad revenues drop 9%

    Johnston Press, the struggling regional newspaper publisher, has announced its total advertising revenue has fallen by just...

  15. April 30, 2012

    A tide of woe for the local press

    Whatever one thinks of phone hacking, it seems odd that Britain is going through a convulsion of soul-searching about media...

  16. April 25, 2012

    Johnston suffers third loss in four years

    Johnston Press swung to an annual pre-tax loss for the third time in four years after the regional newspaper group wrote...

  17. April 16, 2012

    Advertising revenues at Gannett still disappoint

    Shares in Gannett fell to their lowest level since January after first-quarter earnings showed continued pressure on...

  18. November 24, 2011

    DMGT seeks valuation for Northcliffe

    Daily Mail and General Trust has appointed Ernst & Young to value Northcliffe, its troubled regional newspaper division,...

  19. November 16, 2011

    Johnston reports smaller circulation decline

    Johnston Press, the regional newspaper publisher, has reported an improvement in the rate of decline in circulation and...

  20. September 22, 2011

    Media sector: Fortunes vary as consumers and revenues go digital

    The media industry has undergone seismic structural change in the shift to digital, which saw the migration of advertising...

  21. September 16, 2011

    Aurelian drops 65% after gas well disappoints

    Aurelian Oil & Gas racked up the worst loss among London’s small caps on Friday. Shares in the exploration group dropped...

  22. September 9, 2011

    London stocks lower as banks weigh

    Disappointment over a lack of detail about US measures to address unemployment and spark growth left London equity markets...

  23. August 25, 2011

    Small-caps: Topps Tiles falls on profit warning

    Topps Tiles slumped 29 per cent to 33p on a profit warning from the flooring retailer, which it blamed on a sudden...

  24. August 25, 2011

    Johnston Press interim pre-tax profits halve

    Johnston Press, the publisher of the Yorkshire Post and the Scotsman, saw its interim pre-tax profits almost halve on the...

  25. FT Alphaville

    August 25, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Thursday, - Glencore adjusted EBIT up 50 per cent to $3.3bn — statement. - Credit Agricole takes...

  26. July 29, 2011

    People: Dual role for Bell in DB’s UK push

    Most eyes have been trained at the top of Deutsche Bank this week, but changes are also afoot in the UK investment banking...

  27. July 14, 2011

    Small caps: Johnston Press falls 9%

    Car dealer Pendragon recovered from early losses to finish the day almost unchanged. Analysts said plans to raise £75m via a...

  28. July 14, 2011

    Betfair stumbles after offshore tax threat

    Betfair was under pressure in a falling London market on Thursday amid tax fears. Shares in the FTSE 250-listed betting...

  29. FT Alphaville

    July 8, 2011

    It's the end of the World as we know it

    But seriously, shares in Trinity Mirror up more than 10 per cent on the death of the Sunday Mirror’s biggest rival? Daily...

  30. June 21, 2011

    Advertising revenues forecast to fall

    Advertising revenues in the UK will fall by nearly 3 per cent in real terms this year, the Advertising Association said on...

  31. June 7, 2011

    Small caps: Bullish outlook lifts Findel

    Findel advanced 22.5 per cent to 6.37p after the retail conglomerate, which operates a number of catalogue and online retail...

  32. May 27, 2011

    Small-caps: Warning hits Northern Petroleum

    Northern Petroleum tumbled 35.1 per cent to 73p after the explorer warned that three of its four Dutch gasfields had not...

  33. FT Alphaville

    May 10, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Tuesday, - Microsoft close to deal to buy Skype — report. - CME increases trading margins for US...

  34. March 9, 2011

    Small caps: Sirius Minerals to be centre stage

    Sirius Minerals will be in focus on Thursday morning. According to rumours in the City late on Tuesday night the potash...

  35. March 9, 2011

    Drop in ad sales jolts Johnston Press

    Shares in Johnston Press plunged more than 19 per cent as the regional newspaper publisher unveiled weaker-than-expected...

  36. March 9, 2011

    Imperial buoyed by ad proposals but Footsie slips

    Imperial Tobacco outperformed a falling London market after UK proposals to restrict cigarette advertising proved more...

  37. FT Alphaville

    March 9, 2011

    Snap news

    Breaking pre-market news on Wednesday, - Rolls-Royce and Daimler launch joint bid for Tognum; offer pitched at €24 a share —...

  38. March 3, 2011

    Trinity Mirror shares fall on dividend stance

    Shares in Trinity Mirror fell 22 per cent as the newspaper publisher signalled an intention to expand its regional press...

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