Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell has pleaded not guilty to a series of alleged child sex offences at Manchester Crown Court.
The star, who plays car mechanic Kevin Webster in the ITV soap, answered "Not guilty" 19 times in a clear voice as each of the individual charges were put to him by the clerk during the brief hearing. The alleged offences relate to one complainant and all took place between 2001 and 2010.
More top news
Vladimir Putin has announced the withdrawal of a “significant” number of Russian troops from Syria during a surprise visit to the country.
Window blinds with cords should be completely banned to prevent children being strangled, a new study has recommended.
The NYPD are responding to a suspected blast at the central Manhattan transport hub near Times Square.