Trinity Mirror PLC
16 April 2008

TR-1: Notifications of Major Interests in Shares

1. Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares  TRINITY MIRROR PLC
to which voting rights are attached:

2. Reason for notification (yes/no)

An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result in the acquisition of
shares already issued to which voting rights are attached

An event changing the breakdown of voting rights

Other (please specify):

3. Full name of person(s) subject to notification            Barclays Global Investors

4. Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):

5. Date of transaction (and date on which the threshold is   11 April 2008
crossed or reached if different):

6. Date on which issuer notified:                            14 April 2008

7. Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:              5% to 3%

8: Notified Details
A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/type of     Situation previous to the    Resulting situation after the triggering transaction
shares            triggering transaction
                  Number of    Number of       Number of shares      Number of voting      Percentage of
If possible use   shares       voting rights                         rights                voting rights
ISIN code

                                               Direct   Indirect     Direct   Indirect     Direct  Indirect
GB0009039941      13,472,468   13,472,468               10,023,158            10,023,158           3.78%

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of financial   Expiration date    Exercise/           No. of voting rights that  Percentage of
instrument                             conversion period/  may be acquired (if the    voting rights
                                       date                instrument exercised/

Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights                          Percentage of voting rights

   10,023,158                                            3.78%

9. Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and /or the financial instruments are effectively
held, if applicable:

Barclays Global Fund Advisors

Barclays Global Investors Ltd

Barclays Global Investors, N.A.

Proxy Voting:

10. Name of proxy holder:

11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will
cease to hold:

12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to
hold voting rights:

13. Additional information:

14 Contact name:                                 Geoff Smith

15. Contact telephone number:                    020 7116 2913

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