Daily Mail and General Trust P L C (DMGOa.L)
* Shares down nearly 12 pct (Adds share price reaction, debt detail)
Geordie Greig has been named as the new editor of Britain's Daily Mail, the newspaper company Daily Mail and General Trust said on Thursday.
LONDON (Reuters Breakingviews) - Lord Rothermere, chairman of the Daily Mail and General Trust, reckons Paul Dacre is the greatest UK newspaper editor of his generation. The tabloid’s peer-beating circulation figures since 2000 add weight to that case. A recent deterioration, however, suggest it’s a good time for Dacre to move on.
LONDON The editor of Britain's Daily Mail tabloid Paul Dacre will stand down after 26 years in November to become chairman and editor-in-chief of the title's publisher, Associated Newspapers, Daily Mail and General Trust said on Wednesday.
British regional newspaper publisher Johnston Press Plc said European changes to data privacy rules were hitting its online advertising revenue, hammering its shares and threatening the one area of reliable growth for the industry. | Video
* Shares down 17 pct to record low (Adds context, details on strategic review, shares)
* ArcelorMittal results boost basic resources (Adds closing prices, details)
Silver Lake is buying Zoopla and PrimeLocation owner ZPG for 2.2 billion pounds ($3 billion), landing the Daily Mail publishing group a 642 million pound windfall for cashing out of online property portals.
* ZPG shares up 30 pct to 489 pence (Adds figures on housing market in paragraph 3)
LONDON, May 11 European stocks edged higher in early trading on Friday, set to seal their longest winning streak in over three years as fresh deal-making stole the spotlight from the tail-end of a busy earnings season.