Evening Standard

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Alexander Lebedev severs links with Independent after Canada sanctions
Russian oligarch, who bought British news outlet for £1 in 2010, ‘directly enabled’ Putin’s war, says Canada

Jim Waterson Media editor

24, May, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Government refuses to release Lebedev peerage details despite MPs’ instruction
Commons told ministers to publish information after revelations of intelligence service concerns over businessman’s appointment

Peter Walker Political correspondent

12, May, 2022 @4:10 PM

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Tories ‘bending the rules’ after missing deadline for publishing Lebedev advice
Not releasing MI5 advice on granting peerage makes government look like it has something to hide, Labour says

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

28, Apr, 2022 @6:26 PM

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Evgeny Lebedev’s nomination for peerage ‘paused’ after MI5 advice
Appointments commission raised security concerns in 2020 but felt ‘bounced’ into approving him because No 10 pressed for it

Dan Sabbagh Defence and security editor

20, Apr, 2022 @2:58 PM

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It’s possible Evgeny Lebedev’s only crime is absurdity. Perhaps his editors could let us know | Catherine Bennett
In all the recent chatter about the press baron, one group has been silent – his media execs

Catherine Bennett

19, Mar, 2022 @7:00 PM

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Standard owner Evgeny Lebedev insists he is not ‘an agent of Russia’
Media magnate issues statement in relation to peerage, as 386 Russian MPs added to UK sanctions list

Aubrey Allegretti Political correspondent

11, Mar, 2022 @5:04 PM

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Boris Johnson denies overruling spies’ concerns over Evgeny Lebedev peerage
PM says he did not intervene to get Russian-British newspaper owner into Lords after security risk warning

Peter Walker, Rowena Mason and Dan Sabbagh

07, Mar, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Keir Starmer calls for investigation into Evgeny Lebedev’s peerage
UK spy agencies reframed warning about security risk of appointing media owner after Boris Johnson intervened

Dan Sabbagh and Luke Harding

06, Mar, 2022 @3:57 PM

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Maureen Cleave obituary
Journalist who was close to the Beatles and known as one of Fleet Street’s most exacting interviewers

David Johnson

09, Nov, 2021 @5:03 PM

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Maureen Cleave, British journalist who championed the Beatles, dies aged 87
After befriending the band, Cleave influenced their lyrics and prompted John Lennon’s infamous comment that they were ‘more popular than Jesus’

Ben Beaumont-Thomas

08, Nov, 2021 @3:49 PM

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The Standard in crisis: read all about it, but for how much longer?
As London’s ‘local’ paper hits troubled times, we examine the profitable past and challenging future for Britain’s provincial press

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

31, Oct, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Emily Sheffield departs as editor of Evening Standard
David Cameron’s sister-in-law departs London newspaper hot seat just 15 months after replacing George Osborne

Jim Waterson Media editor

21, Oct, 2021 @10:45 AM

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