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Jury considers Le Vell verdict

The jury has retired to consider its verdict in the trial of Coronation Street actor Michael Le Vell for alleged sex offences at Manchester Crown Court. He denies all 12 charges.

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Prosecution dismiss it was 'a lie that got out of control'

Eleanor Laws QC dismisses Michael Le Vell's suggestion that this was "a lie that got out of control".

She said the accuser had several opportunities to back down and took none of them.

When told by her mother, before making a formal accusation: "it has to be your choice what to do", she replied: "I want to go to the police."

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