You own the copyright if whatever you post or upload is completely new and original. That usually means it doesn’t contain anyone else’s content, like videos and music. For anything that contains content made by someone else, the copyright may belong to them. So you’ll usually need to get their permission before posting it to […]

We may: Use, host or store it in services and content. Copy, change or translate it, or make things inspired by it. We will only edit your news related content where necessary. Read about how we use your news related comments and creations here. Use it with our tools for making creations or remixing […]

Yes, but there are a few rules (see below). Things you can share, AKA “shareables” normally have one or more of these buttons next to them: Share Embed RSS Feeds Things you can do: Use sharing buttons Some pages have a button that lets you “Share” a link to that page. It’s a great way […]

You’ll need to ask permission. Here’s how… To ask about buying screen grabs, email the To ask about using photos from the News website email the To ask about using any photos we own, email the Bear in mind… We don’t own re-sale license the most of the photos and pictures […]

That depends what it’s for… For people You’re not allowed to pluck metadata from our content. For business You’ll need a licence to use our metadata. Apply for a metadata licence on And you can’t use the free metadata service. Sorry about that.

Yes, it’s ok for you to link to our website URL so long as you don’t use the logo. Please also note that over time our website output changes so what you link to may have changed or may not be available after a certain period of time.

You’ll need to get our permission first for any business use, and you might have to pay a fee. Ask for permission by e-mail on When is it a “business use”? It’s a business use if you’re using any of our services: Substantially to do your job – as an employee, contractor or consultant […]

Contain personal details

March 31, 2018

Including contact or identification details in comments such as phone numbers, postal or email addresses is not allowed on most services. Please do not reveal any personal information about yourself or others as it might inadvertently put you or someone else at risk.

Contempt of Court

March 31, 2018

Once a suspect is arrested for an offence, or offences, legal restrictions apply. The 1981 Contempt of Court Act makes it a serious criminal offence, once someone’s been arrested, to publish anything which could prejudice their trial. Being arrested doesn’t in itself indicate guilt, so comments posted to the website which presume a suspect […]


March 31, 2018

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