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Labour: 'Troubling' Mirror claims

Labour shadow culture secretary Harriet Harman has said she finds news that four people are taking action against the publishers of the Daily Mirror over alleged phone hacking as "troubling."

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Morgan has denied any involvement in phone hacking

Former England football manager Sven-Göran Eriksson – has filed a claim alleging phone hacking at the Daily Mirror during Piers Morgan's editorship.

Mr Morgan, now a CNN talk-show host in the United States, has repeatedly denied any involvement in phone hacking.

Piers Morgan was the editor of the Daily Mirror between 1995 and 2004 Credit: Press Association

Mr Morgan’s spokesman referred the Financial Times to the newspaper's publisher Trinity Mirror for comment.

In December, he told the Leveson Inquiry he was not aware of any phone hacking taking place at the paper while he was in charge.

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