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Jean Eaglesham, former political and legal correspondent at the Financial Times, has been made UK business editor of the paper. Before joining the FT in 1997 she was personal finance editor of Investors’ Chronicle. Her remit includes the FT’s weekly page dedicated to business in a specific UK region.

Daily Mirror features writer Barbara Davies has been made features editor of the paper. She reports to editor Richard Wallace.

Lucy Mines is the new beauty editor of Femail, the Daily Mail women's supplement. Formerly a writer for the section, her remit includes covering products and market trends.

Topaz Amoore is to become assistant editor of The Sunday Telegraph, with a brief to write on the paper's City pages, reporting to editor Sarah Sands. Before joining the paper, she was deputy editor of The Sunday Times' Review section. David Wastell will replace Amoore as foreign editor at the broadsheet.

Ian Edmondson has been promoted from associate news editor to news editor of the News of the World. He swaps roles with James Weatherup, who becomes associate news editor. The editor is Andy Coulson.

Ascent Publishing is to launch a quarterly magazine next week targeting home owners who want to add value to their properties. Move Or Improve? will cover all aspects of home improvement, such as converting an attic into an extra bedroom. The editor is Jason Orme.

Sainsbury's Fresh Ideas, a magazine for the supermarket's Nectar loyalty card users, has launched. It is produced by Seven Publishing and will include editorial on food, health, beauty, fashion and travel. Editor is Jan Boxshall, former editor of Boots Health & Beauty and Slimming World.

BROADCAST
Roque Segarde Vieto will be the producer of Christian O'Connell's new breakfast show for Virgin Radio. The assistant producer is
Brian Murphy. The pair are currently overseeing his breakfast programme on music station Xfm, which ends this month. O'Connell starts at Virgin in January, where Paul Jackson is programme director.

Ex-Labour MP Oona King and Michael Howard's former political secretary Rachel Whetstone are to be panellists on Sky News's The Sky Report With Julie Etchingham. The show starts next week and airs at 7pm.

NEW MEDIA
Miles Ross has been promoted to the newly created role of head of mobile development at IPC Media. A consultant with the publisher for the past three years, his new remit will be to develop and launch mobile services for magazine brands such as NME, Nuts and Loaded.

Total Film magazine has rolled out totalfilm.com. The website offers daily movie news, film and DVD reviews, competitions, a fans' forum and a searchable movie archive. Online editor Liz Hawkins is now working with the magazine's editor-at-large Matt Mueller on a second phase of the launch, due next year.

WSJ.com, the website of The Wall Street Journal, has launched a weekly online column by the paper's assistant managing editor Fred Kempe. Thinking Global looks at the news and trends behind international economics, business and politics. Bill Grueskin is the managing editor of WSJ.com.

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