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Trinity Mirror has admitted for the first time that some of its journalists were involved in phone hacking.
The publishing group which publishes the Daily Mirror, Sunday Mirror and Sunday People has agreed to pay compensation to four celebrities who had sued over hacking of their voicemails.
ITV News Correspondent Paul Davies reports
Actor Shane Richie and former England manager Sven Goran Eriksson are among ten people Trinity Mirror group has agreed to compensate for phone hacking claims, the newspaper publisher has said.
Richie himself was among four people the Daily Mirror owner promised to compensate after admitting intercepting voicemails "many years" ago, while his wife and agent have also settlements over hacking claims.
Also on the list were fellow soap actors Lucy Benjamin and Shobna Gulati and TV presenter Alan Yentob.
The group also said it had already agreed settlements with six other people named in full below, including former England manager Sven Goran Eriksson, Doctor Who actor Christopher Eccleston and Abbie Gibson, the former nanny of David and Victoria Beckham.
- Sven Goran Eriksson (football manager)
- Christopher Eccleston (actor)
- Abbie Gibson (Beckham family's former nanny)
- Christie Roche (wife of Shane Richie)
- Phil Dale (Shane Richie's agent)
- Garry Flitcroft (ex-footballer)
Newspaper publisher Trinity Mirror has admitted for the first time that its journalists hacked phones after agreeing to compensate four people.
In a statement, the publisher of the Daily Mirror and other titles said it admitted liability for allegations that it intercepted the voicemails of four unnamed individuals "many years" ago, adding that it had apologised and had agreed to pay compensation.
The group also confirmed six other claims had already been settled for agreed sums.