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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.During the Second World War, The Daily Telegraph covertly helped in the recruitment of code-breakers for Bletchley Park. Hawes of Dagenham who finished the crossword in less than eight minutes.The ability to solve The Telegraphs crossword in under 12 minutes was considered to be a recruitment test. Both the Camrose (Berry) and Burnham (Levy-Lawson) families remained involved in management until Conrad Black took control in 1986.The two sister newspapers are run separately, with different editorial staff, but there is cross-usage of stories.Articles published in either may be published on the Telegraph Media Group's website, under the title of The Telegraph.
In 1986 printing of Northern editions of the Daily and Sunday Telegraph moved to Trafford Park and in 2008 to Newsprinters at Knowsley, Liverpool.
For some years the paper was retitled The Daily Telegraph and Morning Post before it reverted to just The Daily Telegraph.