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Lord Burnham relaunched the paper as The Daily Telegraph, with the slogan "the largest, best, and cheapest newspaper in the world".Hunt laid out the newspaper's principles in a memorandum sent to Levy: "We should report all striking events in science, so told that the intelligent public can understand what has happened and can see its bearing on our daily life and our future.On 18 January 2004, Black was dismissed as chairman of the Hollinger International board over allegations of financial wrongdoing. Later that day it was reported that the Barclay brothers had agreed to purchase Black's 78% interest in Hollinger Inc.for £245m, giving them a controlling interest in the company, and to buy out the minority shareholders later.In November 1940, with Fleet Street subjected to almost daily bombing raids by the Luftwaffe, The Telegraph started printing in Manchester at Kemsley House (now The Printworks entertainment venue), which was run by Camrose's brother Kemsley.Manchester quite often printed the entire run of The Telegraph when its Fleet Street offices were under threat.
In 1928 the son of Baron Burnham, Harry Lawson Webster Levy-Lawson, 2nd Baron Burnham, sold the paper to William Berry, 1st Viscount Camrose, in partnership with his brother Gomer Berry, 1st Viscount Kemsley and Edward Iliffe, 1st Baron Iliffe.
Canadian businessman Conrad Black, through companies controlled by him, bought the Telegraph Group in 1986.
Black, through his holding company Ravelston Corporation, owned 78% of Hollinger Inc.
However, a lawsuit was filed by the Hollinger International board to try to block Black from selling his shares in Hollinger Inc.
until an investigation into his dealings was completed.