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Pair deny endangering plane forced to land at Stansted

Two men have denied endangering an aircraft which had to be diverted to Stansted following an alert.

Tayyab Subhani, 30, and Mohammed Safdar, 41, both of Nelson in Lancashire, appeared at Chelmsford Crown Court today.

They were on a Pakistan International Airways flight originally bound for Manchester Airport when the alleged incident took place in May.

The aircraft was forced to land at the Essex airport.

The pair are expected to face trial in November.

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Live updates: Sally McGrath murder trial

Prosecution has described Paul Taylor as "sexual predator" willing to use violence to get his own way.

Taylor's been charged with 3 counts of rape, 1 attempted rape, 1 buggery, 1 indecent assault and 1 murder, against 4 separate women from 1979 and 1980.

The trial is expected to last for 8 weeks.

The jury of 8 women and 4 men has been sworn in.

Taylor denies the charges.

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