This excerpt taken from the RTRSY 6-K filed Jun 4, 2007.
Diclosure and Transpranecy Rules Announcement
31 May 2007
Reuters Group PLC (the Company) Voting Rights and Capital
Update as required for May 2007
In conformity with the Transparency Obligations Directive (Disclosure and Transparency Rules) Instrument 2006 (DTR) provision DTR 5.6, the Company would like to notify the Market that as of 31 May 2007, the Companys capital consists of 1,394,393,474 ordinary shares of 25 pence each. The Company holds 135,860,000 ordinary shares in Treasury.
Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 1,258,533,474 ordinary shares.
The above figure (1,258,533,474) may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FSAs Disclosure and Transparency Rules.