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William Rees-Mogg, former editor of The Times, dies

Journalist William Rees-Mogg, former editor of the Times, has died aged 84.

The peer, who led the paper during a bitter industrial dispute in the 1970s, passed away after a short illness.

Lord Rees-Mogg was also a former chairman of the Arts Council and vice-chairman of the BBC.

Nick Higham reports.

  • 29 Dec 2012