March 14th, 2013

Trinity Mirror Email to Staff in Full

Dear all, 


We are providing James and Nick with legal support.
As you’re probably aware, James Scott the Editor of the People and his Deputy, Nick Buckley, were arrested this morning as part of Operation Weeting. The police are investigating allegations of phone hacking whilst they were on the Sunday Mirror during 2003 and 2004.

Tina Weaver a former Editor of the Sunday Mirror and Mark Thomas, another former employee were also arrested this morning.

We are cooperating with the police and I will keep you informed of any further relevant developments.

Simon Fox

Police have left their offices with bags of evidence this afternoon…


108 Comments

  1. 1
    Ed Miliband says:

    We need a judge led enquiry, followed by a State Regulated Press don’t we Hugh

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  2. 2
    tina weaver says:

    but,but,i thought i was bullet proof,,,,,,

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  3. 4
    Selohesra says:

    Time to get your overnight bag packed Piers!

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    • 26
      Peter Grimes says:

      And don’t forget the KY!

      What’s that, you don’t need it because your anus is slippery enough? I’ll take your word for it.

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    • 38
      Anonymous says:

      HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA cant some soon enough.

      the next series of his interview show could be fun! so Piers, did you enjoy tossing the salad?

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  4. 5
    The BBC says:

    LOOK! Over there! Something Else!

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  5. 6
    Piers does a Runner says:

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    • 9
      The USA says:

      So do we

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    • 21
      rocknrolla says:

      Here’s a tip Piers – go there and get on TV and night and day campaign against something seen as fundamental to their society. See how kindly they take to you. You would probably be lynched in the street. Pompous middle-class liberal twat.

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      • 90
        Piers Morgano esta noche says:

        Buenos noches.

        Las Malvinas – Islas Argentina o Ingles ?

        David Cameron es una puta?

        Le pedimos después de algunas tetas.

        ** anuncios **

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    • 24
      jimbo jones says:

      Here’s a tip Piers – go there and get on TV and night and day campaign against something seen as fundamental to their society. See how kindly they take to you. You would probably be lynched in the street. Pompous middle-class liberal twat.

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    • 89
      inside- out says:

      You will be when Scottie starts singing about phone hacking.

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  6. 7
    Unintended consequences lol says:

    We should take time out to thank Tom Watson as without him this and what is to come, would not have been possible. Thank you Tom and Im sure the Labour supporting Mirror group are delighted with you.

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  7. 8
    John Prescott says:

    oh

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  8. 10
    M says:

    Well I’m shocked & outraged

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  9. 11
    De Fender says:

    ‘It goes in one ear and out the other’: Prince Charles reveals he’s been having Arabic lessons for six months so he can read the Koran.

    DON’T tell him it’s available in English.

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    • 13
      Paniagua Solo says:

      What is he planning on teaching his plants to say Allahu Akhbar?

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    • 37
      A little known boring fact says:

      It’s not available in English, only Arabic.

      The books you’re thinking of are translated interpretations, and not the Koran.

      When Allah decided to set his thoughts down on paper, he was pretty selective about the audience. Most of the human race were supposed to get stuffed.

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  10. 14
    Piss Morgan says:

    I’m staying in America.

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    • 96
      inside- out says:

      Extradition Piers,US got Capt Hook Abu Hamza,we get you.Look forward to your soap on a rope in Wandsworth.

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      • 106
        Fank Keefe says:

        This oily rag needs to get back here to answer questions…..Piers if you dont then it shows your guilt in all of this

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  11. 15
    Polly 'batshit crazy' Toynbee says:

    I hope they close the Mirror down. Never was a good read.

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  12. 17
    Chickens, roost says:

    Huhne in prison, Macshane out of parliament, Sally being sued. All we need now is Piers Morgan and Mark Thompson arrested and sacked respectively and we’ll have hit the jackpot.

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    • 44
      Tony B says:

      …Yeeeeessss….That would draw a line under the New labour years….yeeesss..gooooddd.

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      • 52
        Chickens, roost says:

        Every time you’re on TV you look frail. I’m hoping you have a cancer eating away at your insides.

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        • 63
          Ex-Labour voter says:

          It’s the constant fear he has that one of the hundreds of thousands of muzzbots he and his useless government brought into the UK to ‘enrich and add vibrancy’ to our society might, at any minute, slot him, his dismal wife and children.

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      • 105
        Anonymous says:

        Please do not draw the line until those responsible for bankrupting so much of the NHS at the same time as destroying patient care have also been sacked, sued and barred from public office.

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    • 58
      A real jackpot says:

      What if Piers Morgan had to return to the UK to appear in court, and he happened to be in a window seat next to Gordon Brown when the window popped its fitting and the pair were sucked out to their deaths.

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  13. 22
    Oddly Helpful says:

    To paraphrase a joke from the great Dave Allen, ‘but is he learning to be a Sunni Christian, or a Shi’a Christian?’

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  14. 23
    Meanwhile says:

    Rumour has it that Clegg is consoling Carina…………

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    • 31
      Peter Grimes says:

      If she were to slip him a length it might replace the spine he lacks.

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    • 91
      Casual Observer says:

      Given the history, I don’t believe that. Unless she needs to raise funds to pay the rent and parking fines.

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  15. 25
    Pope Buggerboys says:

    What does Catholic Guido think about the new pope calling British Falklanders “usurpers” and demanding the islands be given to Argentina?

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    • 46
      Pedo Pope #266, friend of Dictator Galtieri. says:

      The Malvinas should be returned to Argentina. The invisible magic pixie in the sky told me so.

      He also said what I do with little boys is fine by him, so long as I say three Hail Marys afterwards.

      So there.

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    • 49
      maggie the dog says:

      Next he’ll ask us to give back the north of Ireland back to the feckless south

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  16. 27
    LOL says:

    Priceless!

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  18. 30
    A Hacking Cough says:

    Ahem!

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  19. 36
    Rob says:

    In English?!! Kill the Infidel!

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  20. 42
    Jimmy says:

    Guido will bring you fully up to date if the scandal no one is yet calling Mirrorgate spreads to other newspaper groups.

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  21. 51
    Zeitgeist in Strawberry Hill (and 1st class passenger!) says:

    Ah the Mirror crack’d. Roll on my lucrative G3 mini-train version, with lewd page 3 boy.

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  22. 62
    (I don't need no doctor) says:

    BBC Parliament NHS debate – current.
    Johnson and Burnham are an utter disgrace – resign now!
    IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY!!!!!

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    • 69
      Ex-Labour voter says:

      If the despicable gobshite Andy Burnham had an ounce of self-respect, he would hang himself for what he allowed to happen, for allowing the slaughter of thousands of people. I’d like to know how this wretched little creep manages to sleep at night.

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      • 79
        (I don't need no doctor) says:

        He doesn’t hear the cries of those neglected at Stafford Hospital, and their relatives. How thick skinned are Burnham and Johnson? They are both a disgrace.

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      • 92
        Casual Observer says:

        Hanged in the sense of a tragic accident whilst engaging in some sort of sex game which involves a ligature, orange and enough time since time of death to allow decomposition to make the story stick.

        2 nights in Staffs should do the trick.

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  23. 71
    Ex-Labour voter says:

    Jan ’03 – back when Owen was in nappies.

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  24. 72
    Big Issue says:

    Giant Pandas given PORN movie to get them in the mood
    SCIENTISTS placed a TV screen next to couple’s cage in southern China which showed other bears having sex — and the experiment worked as female got pregnant.

    But would Harman ban it here?

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  25. 81
    Ha ha ha says:

    Good. Lock them up and throw away the key. Ha ha ha! Let them rot! ha ha ha!

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  26. 82

    Oi Seb babe you slut you nearly took my eye out with your baton!

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  27. 83
    pissinthegarden says:

    i wonder if any bookies out there are taking bets that this has to do with the mccann fiasco.

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  28. 87
    Erro Sairor says:

    Rong John Srilva

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  29. 88
    CYNICAL OLD MAN says:

    I’m going to sound like Blowing Whistles for this next comment:-

    Does anyone else think it’s strange that whenever Leveson has been discussed by the three Party leaders, Plod have been out making mass arrests for hacking? It’s happened a couple of times previously.

    Could it be the Common Purpose slime that bankrolled the Hacked Off campaign activating their “graduates/plants” in the Met management to “arrest the usual suspects” to emphasise the need for political control of the Press?

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    • 94
      Casual Observer says:

      I don’t think you are totally off of the mark.

      It could also be a part political strategy of tension to keep those who need to be on their toes.

      Still waiting for some arrests on the Fernbridge / Yewtree front.

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  30. 95
    Long John Silver's parrot changing into George Soros says:

    Good work Mr Plod .

    Now that they have been arrested have they been charged ?

    One thing that worries me a little is that after arresting them at 6.00am and getting them to the station at 7.00am and giving them breakfast at our expense the questioning does not often start before 10.00am at the earliest and often later .

    If you are not careful you will have some crafty brief arguing this time delay is used deliberately to undermine and weaken the witness in an alien and frightening environment .

    I myself think it a very silly argument but best in the interests of the taxpayer that you do not give anyone the chance to use it .

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    • 97
      inside- out says:

      They nick you at 6am to undermine you.If you are aware of this tactic, and tell them any interview will be a no comment interview,the ball is back in your court.Its a game just play along.

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    • 102
      not me your worship says:

      questioning can commence immediately even with someone not fully “with it ” then there are guidelines as to how to proceed a defence of a time delay in a frightening alien environment would surely now be the cry of a madman

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  31. 98
    superman says:

    No Piers Morgan? How has he managed to escape?

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    • 108
      Fank Keefe says:

      He is rich and living in Obamas undemocratic US.They only accept wanted criminals to the US not the other way about

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  32. 99
    Knacker of the yard says:

    Taxi for Morgan

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  33. 101
    ana mora says:

    can stay at mine with julian if you want piers

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  34. 103
    Anonymous says:

    The British tabloid press are a disgrace, for too long they have been allowed to wreak innocent people’s lives. I hope they get regulated 8)

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  35. 107
    Fank Keefe says:

    Get rid of gay marriage give us an in or out vote NOW and the 27% will rise to 72%

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