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Parties agree press Charter deal

The three main political parties have reached a deal on a proposed royal charter for a new system of press regulation. The Government and the newspapers remain deadlocked after the industry reacted coldly to the latest proposals.

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The Spectator: our answer is 'still no'

The Spectator has repeated its verdict on whether to sign up to the government's proposed press regulation, in response to the Royal Charter's final draft.

"Still no" was the updated headline displayed by Editor Fraser Nelson while speaking to Sky News.

What's at stake here is a principle - the principle of a free press, and the idea that politicians should not be involved at all in how the press is regulated

– Fraser Nelson, Editor of The Spectator

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