Press 'unanimous' on need for independent regulator

Culture Secretary Maria Miller has said editors meeting at Number 10 pledged to meet the challenge of setting up an independent press regulator "swiftly".

"They want to come forward with those plans as quickly as possible," Ms Miller said, adding that the industry would announce a deadline for its proposals over the next two days.

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Leveson: Editors in crunch talks

Newspaper editors will hold crunch talks today after David Cameron warned that "the clock is ticking" to avoid regulation backed by law.