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86 politicians oppose a press law

86 politicians from the three major parties, including eight former Cabinet ministers, have written to the Daily Telegraph urging David Cameron not to bring in new laws if Lord Justice Leveson proposes state regulation of newspapers in his report.

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Johnson: Leveson's report should be taken 'very seriously'

Mayor of London Boris Johnson has said Lord Justice Leveson's imminent report on the future of press regulation should be taken "very seriously".

He told Murnaghan: "The present system has obviously failed and it doesn't carry confidence with the public at large."

He added that he did not want politicians influencing the media's agenda.

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