A judge has warned that a serious fraud case at the centre of a row over legal aid cuts could still be stayed in future - meaning the defendants may yet be freed before facing trial.
In his Court of Appeal judgement, Sir Brian Leveson said: "We are not saying that there could not come a time when it may be appropriate to order that this indictment be stayed.
"That time, however, remains very much in the future and problems about representation will have to have developed considerably before such an exceptional order could be justified."
More top news
Greater Manchester Police's chief constable revealed the offences that drew attention to the future Manchester suicide bomber as a teenager.
Thousands of Beko tumble dryers could pose a fire risk through an overheating fault, the manufacturer has warned.
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was unable to provide the cost of his party's key manifesto plans on free child care.