The publisher of the Daily and Sunday Mirror has made a pounds 4m provision for the future cost of dealing with allegations of phone hacking and confirmed that it faces 17 compensation claims.
"The group continues to co-operate with the police in respect of Operation Elveden [relating to alleged inappropriate payments to public officials] and Operation Golding [the investigation into phone hacking]," the company said as it unveiled its financial results. "In the first half we have provided pounds 4m to cover the cost of dealing with and resolving claims. It remains uncertain how these matters will progress."
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