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Watch: Court battle over Liverpool Chinatown

People who've lost their life savings in a property development that's never happened will have been watching a court case today very carefully.

It all centres on the future of Liverpool's New Chinatown.

The City Council and the Developer have been at loggerheads over who owns the leases that would allow the scheme to be built.

Apartments and shops in the project have already been sold to mainly foreign investors living in Hong Kong and China.

But work has stalled and it's claimed most of the money has gone.

Liverpool Council wants the leases back to get the project delivered.

Matt O'Donoghue has been following this case: