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11 January 2016: Thirty three jobs to go in Scotland and 13 in Northern Ireland, and closure of production hubs in Edinburgh and Peterborough.
7 January 2016: NUJ to fight compulsory redundancies as cuts of up to 25 journalist posts at the Herald and Times newspapers announced.
4 January 2016: NUJ reaction to Newsquest's decision to revert headline writing to local titles, after admitting more than 80 per cent written at its production hubs had to be rewritten.
15 December 2015: Titles affected by the strike votes include the Daily Post in Wales, Liverpool Echo, Coventry Telegraph, Birmingham Post and Mail and Newcastle Chronicle. The NUJ is expecting the ballot result from the Manchester Evening News next week.
3 December 2015: More than 300 years' worth of experience has been lost from Newsquest's south London titles in the past two years, because of redundancy or reporters leaving in disgust because of savage cuts to newsrooms.
2 December 2015: The London Assembly has passed a unanimous motion asking the mayor to write to Newsquest about its decision to move production jobs from the capital to subbing hubs in Weymouth and Newport.
27 November 2015: The union has given notice that it is balloting in Newcastle, North Wales, Birmingham and Coventry. Other chapels are also meeting to consider holding a ballot
19 November 2015: Six jobs are to go on the Lancashire Telegraph as company's relentless sackings continue.
19 November 2015: Trinity Mirror's takeover of Local World will give it a third of thge regional and local news market.
18 November 2015: The company is to make four features jobs and seven photographer posts redundant.