Shobna Gulati and Lucy Taggart arrive at court
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£1.2m payout for Mirror phone hacking victims

Damages totalling nearly £1.25m have been awarded to eight people whose phones were hacked by Mirror Group journalists writing celebrity stories.

Actress Sadie Frost won £260,000 and former footballer Paul Gascoigne was awarded £188,250.

The decision followed a three-week hearing at London's High Court to determine wrongdoing and damages.

The BBC's David Sillito reports on events in court.

  • 21 May 2015
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