DAILY MAIL & GENERAL TRUST PLC: Transaction in Own Shares

25 April 2013 
               DAILY MAIL AND GENERAL TRUST PLC ("DMGT")                    


                           Transaction in Own Shares                           

DMGT ("the Company") announces that it purchased on 25 April 2013, through
Credit Suisse Securities (Europe) Ltd, 14,603 `A' Ordinary Non-Voting shares at
an average price of £6.9979.

The lowest price paid was £6.9850 and the highest price paid was £7.0000.

The shares were purchased pursuant to the Company's share buy-back programme
announced on 22 November 2012 and in accordance with the authority granted by
shareholders at the Company's Annual General Meeting on 6 February 2013.

Following the above purchase, the Company holds 17,005,890 `A' Ordinary
Non-Voting shares as treasury shares. The total number of `A' Ordinary
Non-Voting shares in issue (excluding shares held as treasury shares) is
356,508,631.

Cumulative purchases to date under the buy-back programme amount to
approximately £42.0 million. This figure includes commission and stamp duty.

Name and contact for queries:

Fran Sallas, Assistant Company Secretary: 0203 615 2904
                                               Daily Mail and General Trust plc
                                                              Northcliffe House
                                                                 2 Derry Street
                                                                  London W8 5TT
                                                                   www.dmgt.com
                                     Registered in England and Wales No. 184594



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