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We've done what we can. In my statement I did try to put it into a bit of context. I think our total spend on these types of searches in the ten years that we did was about £115,000. I had a look yesterday with the managing editor, and in 2008 we spent 9 million on pictures. So in terms of our total spend, these -- they're very small amounts for very little work is what I'm saying. So £240 for a day rate, I'm just not sure what they would have been -- if they would have been doing anything other than simply searching for information. But, as I say, I can't say what they were doing.

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