No comment from the Times over redundancy claims

The Times has declined to comment to Press Gazette on reports today suggesting that around 50 editor

The Independent claimed today in a diary story that the Times was "bracing" itself for a round of cuts.

If it proves to be true it would mark the biggest clear out of staff from the Times since it set a target of 31 voluntary redundancies in July, 2007.

The Indy's report following claims, from the Guardian last week, that the Times would soon axe its Times2 supplement - possibly as early as the first week in March.

That Guardian report also suggested that move to dump Times2 could come with a possible jobs cull, but sources told the paper last week that the cull was "uncertain, with no decision taken yet."