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Yes, the more intrusive stories. My experience of the tabloids, and I include the Daily Mail in that, although they strictly are not, is that it's the intrusive stories that are of great concern. The Daily Mail does tend to notify. The others tend not to notify, more and more so, and it's the intrusive photographs of the intrusive stories. We can all spot something really intrusive. It's what they would want on the front page of a Sunday newspaper. The more intrusive it is, the less likelihood it is -- or even if they do notify, they might notify at the last possible moment on Saturday afternoon when someone's shopping or not available, so they choose their time well, if they do notify, but it's less so now than it used to be.

In the 1990s, I said in my statement, in the 1990s, you would always get notification. You would or would not get injunctions, but you would -- it was unheard of not to get notification. But then around about 2001, 2002, when the Human Rights Act came in, maybe they were worried about it, it became less and less.

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