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Right, I can understand why Mr Driscoll said that, and obviously he's better placed to comment on their initial reaction when that story broke. These -- these stories, these big ones, it is a judgment issue from a newspaper perspective as to when you write them. I would argue, I would say in my experience these iconic cases, the Lawrence ones and the like, when there are developments in them, can be very difficult for the police to control the flow of information. It doesn't always come to the Mail, I say, but sir that is the reality of the situation, and we would not have run that story had the police objected, and nor would we have run the story if we thought it was going to jeopardise the investigation in any way.

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