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Knox to face Meredith retrial

The most senior appeals court in Italy has ordered a retrial of Amanda Knox for the murder of Meredith Kercher, after overturning her acquittal.

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Retrial ordered after court hears six hours of arguments

The court heard six hours of arguments yesterday and spent several hours deliberating that - and a handful of other cases - before announcing it would issue a decision this morning.

An Italian judge has ordered that Amanda Knox is to face a retrial. Credit: Federici/LaPresse/Empics Entertainment

Italian prosecutors asked the high court to throw out the acquittal in the murder of 21-year-old British student Meredith Kercher.

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