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You also say in your statement under paragraph 5, but still on page 52725, you say:

"However, with hindsight, the decision to publish Mrs McCann's diary was clearly the wrong one. Having read how the article made Mrs McCann feel, I intend to apologise to her for writing the story once I have given evidence."

So you're giving that apology publicly and we understand that. But can you explain why it was clearly the wrong decision, in your own words?

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