The former wife of Eastleigh MP Chris Huhne has pleaded not guilty to the charge of perverting the course of justice.
She allegedly took speeding penalty points for her ex husband.
The court heard her defence will be one of marital coercion.
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The youngsters have been split up with some placed into foster care, others put up for adoption and some staying with relatives.
Tuesday afternoon's forecast for the west of the region
Tuesday afternoon's forecast for the east of the region