- Last year, prosecutors filed a motion to appeal against the acquittals, calling the verdicts "contradictory and illogical"
- Italy's top appeal court examined whether there were irregularities which gave grounds for a retrial, rather than assessing the details of the case
- Knox returned to her Seattle-area home after she was released from prison in Italy and had been scheduled to speak publicly about the trial for the first time on American television in April
- The new trial will be held before a court in Florence
More top news
The majority of motorists want to see tighter restrictions on the amount drivers can drink, a survey has revealed.
A cheap over-the-counter painkiller taken by millions of people in Britain every day could have the hidden benefit of slowing down ageing.
Some four million Brits are expected to fly out of the UK over the festive period, along with many more using roads and railways.