DMGT non-exec to step down

Daily Mail and General Trust says that after 14 years on the board non-executive director Francisco Balsemao has indicated that he will not stand for re-election at the annual general meeting on 8 February and will step down from that date.

Chairman Lord Rothermere said: "On behalf of myself, and the board, we would like to thank Francisco for the sound advice and guidance that he has provided to DMGT during his time as a non-executive director and wish him every success in his future endeavours."

At 9:44am: (LON:DMGT) Daily Mail and General Trust PLC share price was +2.75p at 788.25p