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Trinity Mirror PLC
20 February 2004


                       TRINITY MIRROR PLC (the "COMPANY")


The Company has today received notification from Standard Life Investments
Limited on behalf of Standard Life Group that they have non-beneficial interests
in 14,747,253 Trinity Mirror plc Ordinary Shares (previously 14,615,276),
representing 5.007% of the issued share capital (previously 4.975%).


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