Parties reach deal for Royal Charter on press regulation

The main political parties have reached agreement on a proposed royal charter establishing a new system of press regulation, Government sources told the Press Association.

Labour has agreed to a series of changes put forward by Culture Secretary Maria Miller intended to make the charter more palatable to the press, according to the sources.

"We have a deal and the Labour Party have finally agreed to the changes proposed by the Culture Secretary to try and make it more workable," one source said.