Dacre defends Daily Mail

Daily Mail editor-in-chief Paul Dacre has a written a comment piece in the Guardian in which he seeks to refute criticism of his newspaper.

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Over 1,200 people pledge to hold Daily Mail protest

More than 1,200 people have pledged to hold a protest outside the headquarters of the Daily Mail newspaper on Sunday.

Placards prepared ahead of Sunday's protest Credit: Twitter/@pplsassembly

A Facebook event set up by the protest group People's Assembly says the demonstration was sparked by a row over an article accusing Ed Miliband's father of "hating Britain".

It invites "all the people hated by the Daily Mail" to gather outside the newspaper's headquarters in West London at noon for an "upbeat, carnival-type protest".

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