05/20/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Piers Morgan, "Celebrity Apprentice" Winner, Returns To Edit British Paper For A Day

Four years after he was sacked for publishing photographs of Iraqi prisoner abuse that turned out to be faked, Piers Morgan is about to return to the Daily Mirror.

But Morgan's second stint at the paper that he edited for nine years will be rather shorter than the first: he will be there for just one day, after he won the right to return to the editor's office at a charity auction in aid of Leukaemia Research.

Morgan, now better known to TV viewers as a judge on Britain's Got Talent, paid £12,000 for the shortlived return to his former employer, outbidding the incumbent, Richard Wallace, in the process.

Morgan told friends he plans a front page splash saying: "I'm not sorry." The paper apologised "unreservedly" in the wake of Morgan's sacking and after the pictures allegedly showing British soldiers abusing Iraqi prisoners turned out to be faked. Morgan has refused to follow suit.

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