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Leveson urges new press rules

Lord Justice Leveson has recommended further press regulation, underpinned by law, in his long-awaited report.

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Leveson: Sanctions of up to 1% of a newspaper's turnover

Lord Justice Leveson recommends that newspapers set up their own self-regulatory body which would be overseen by another independent body, which in turn would be overseen by Ofcom.

He also recommended that the independent body could impose a sanction of up to 1 per cent of a newspaper's turnover (maximum £1 million).

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