The Police Service of Northern Ireland has refused to give a breakdown of how over £65m in legal costs was spent in settling claims by former officers who said their hearing was damaged.

The BBC asked for the details after revealing last month that the total bill for the claims so far over £135m.

In response to a Freedom of Information request, the PSNI revealed its own legal costs amounted to almost £25m.

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