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Trinity Mirror PLC
25 July 2007


                                                                  25th July 2007


        Trinity Mirror and Independent News and Media sign 12 year deal

Trinity Mirror plc is to invest a further £23 million in printing equipment
following an agreement with Independent News and Media plc to enter into a new
12 year contract to print and distribute The Independent.

The deal will see state-of-the-art colour presses installed in Trinity Mirror
Printing sites at Watford and Oldham giving The Independent full colour and
enhanced inserting facilities. This further investment will give additional full
colour pagination to Trinity Mirror's regional titles and follows a three-year
repressing programme of the Group's national sites.

Sly Bailey, Chief Executive, Trinity Mirror commented: " We are delighted to
again be offering The Independent a premium service for a premium newspaper. The
deal enhances our capabilities to provide the best possible newspapers for the
readers and advertisers of both Independent and Trinity Mirror titles."

Terry Grote, Managing Director, Independent News and Media commented: "This is
an exciting period for The Independent as it now looks forward to full colour
pagination and the additional benefits arising from that. We have selected
Trinity Mirror again to be our partner for their quality of service and the
confidence we have in their delivery."


Further enquiries:

Trinity Mirror
Nick Fullagar, Director Corporate Communications     Tel: 020 7292 3622

Maitland
Neil Bennett                                         Tel: 020 7379 5151

Independent News and Media
Terry Grote, Managing Director                       Tel: 020 7005 3850











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