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# Meredith Kercher

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Italy frees man convicted of 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher
Rudy Guede was freed today after serving most of his 16-year prison sentence.
Amanda Knox wins €18,400 in damages after human rights case against Italian authorities
The European Court of Human Rights said police did not provide her with a lawyer or interpreter.
Amanda Knox talked prison and redemption and then sang an Irish rebel song on Ray D'Arcy last night
The 30-year-old, who spent the guts of a decade fighting a murder conviction in Italy over the death of her then flatmate, made a memorable appearance on last night’s show.
Timeline: The key events in the trial for the murder of Meredith Kercher
Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were acquitted at the end of last week.
Knox's ex-boyfriend: 'I will not accept being labelled a murderer'
Raffaele Sollecito also described his relationship with Knox as a “simple story of affection”.
From 'she-devil' to free woman, the story of Amanda Knox
She said, “The knowledge of my innocence has given me strength in the darkest times of this ordeal.”
Court to examine Amanda Knox's guilty verdict in murder case
Knox said she would be dragged ‘kicking and screaming’ back to Italy.
Knox and Kercher fought over money on the night of the murder, says Italian court
A long extradition fight for Amanda Knox is expected following January’s sentencing of 28 and a half years in prison.
Amanda Knox ex-boyfriend says he wasn't trying to flee Italy
Raffaele Sollecito said he turned back from a trip when he learned he had been convicted for a second time of the killing of Meredith Kercher.
"I will never go willingly to Italy"
Knox says that she will fight her conviction “to the very end”.
Raffaele Sollecito 'stopped at Italian border' following retrial verdict
Sollecito had his murder verdict for the killing of Meredith Kercher reinstated last night. American Amanda Knox was also found guilty of murder after the retrial.
Amanda Knox retrial: Verdict expected later today
A court in Italy is due to announce new appeal verdicts for Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito, who have been accused of killing a British student in 2007.
Retrial of Amanda Knox and her former lover for Kercher murder begins today
But Knox herself is not returning to Italy, saying: “I was depicted as a young, unscrupulous liar. A sex fiend, a murderess. I’m not coming back.”
Knox: 'I was already imprisoned as an innocent person in Italy'
Amanda Knox defends her decision not to return to Italy for a new appeals trial.
Amanda Knox: 'What happened to me could have happened to anyone'
In a bid to promote her autobiography that is out today, Knox says she wants “the truth to come out”.
Amanda Knox has 'no plans' to return to Italy for retrial
The United States does not normally extradite its citizens to face legal action.
Italy court orders retrial for Amanda Knox
Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were acquitted on appeal in 2011 for the killing of Meredith Kercher – but now face a retrial.
Father of Meredith Kercher tells of moment he learned of daughter's death
John Kercher has released a book about his “beloved” young daughter – six months before Amanda Knox publishes her version of events.
Amanda Knox to receive €3m in HarperCollins book deal
The 24-year-old Seattle woman is to write about her experience of being tried and convicted of the murder of her British room-mate in Italy in 2007 – and her eventual acquittal.
Italian prosecutors seek to reinstate Amanda Knox conviction
Knox and former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito successfully appealed their conviction for the murder of Meredith Kercher and were freed last year.
Italian appeals court outlines flaws in Knox case
An Italian appeals court has outlined why it chose to overturn the convictions of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito – no murder weapon, faulty evidence collecting and no motive.
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Kercher family 'back to square one' as Knox and Sollecito go free
The family of murder victim Meredith Kercher says it is struggling to understand
Wrong-footed newspaper sites accidentally publish ‘Knox is guilty’ stories
Fooled by an early declaration of guilt on a slander charge, the Daily Mail and Sun post stories declaring Knox to have lost her appeal.
Prosecution to appeal, but Amanda Knox still free to go home
Amanda Knox will return to Seattle this week, after being acquitted of murder, but may be back due to a prosecution appeal.
Watch: Amanda Knox wins appeal and is free to go
Knox and her former boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito have been cleared of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher four years ago and are free to go.
'I did not kill, I did not rape': Amanda Knox speaks at murder appeal
The US student and her ex-boyfriend are now awaiting news of the success or failure of their murder conviction appeal.
LIVE: The verdict in the Amanda Knox appeal case
Watch live footage, via CBS, of the final hours in the courtroom in Perugia, where Amanda Knox’s fate will be decided today.
Defence lawyer compares Amanda Knox to Jessica Rabbit
Knox is no femme fatale, according to her lawyer, “she’s just drawn that way”.
Lawyer: Knox is a 'demonic, satanic, diabolical she-devil'
Lawyers for a British student, who Amanda Knox had accused of murdering Meredith Kercher, lashes out in court.
Prosecutors criticise media 'obsession' with Amanda Knox
US student Amanda Knox and her former boyfriend are appealing their convictions for the murder of Knox’s flatmate Meredith Kercher four years ago in Italy.
Court rejects new DNA test request in Knox trial
The decision is good news for the American student as it means an independent review of DNA evidence — previously ordered by the appeals court and hugely favorable to Knox — will stand.
Amanda Knox appeal enters final stages as it resumes today
A verdict in the appeal against her conviction for the murder of a British student in 2007 is expected by the end of the month.
Amanda Knox murder appeal centres on disputed DNA evidence
Appeal of murder conviction for death of Meredith Kercher, 21, continues in Italy.
Knox confronts witness who said she killed Meredith Kercher
Rudy Guede told the court that Knox and her ex-boyfriend murdered Meredith Kercher nearly four years ago.
The Daily Fix: Saturday
In today’s Fix: Irish woman dies in Australian road accident; Adams calls for united Ireland; Ireland’s social network obsession; Norris targets the quilters; and Niland’s Wimbledon dream.
Appeal court hears that 'Amanda Knox is innocent'
A convicted child murderer has claimed he was told Knox had nothing to do with the murder of Meredith Kercher nearly four years ago.
Experts still searching for key DNA data in Amanda Knox murder appeal, says father
Independent experts appointed to review DNA evidence are now expected to request an extension at this weekend’s court hearing.
Amanda Knox appeals to Italian judge to block TV movie online
Knox is trying to overturn her conviction for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher.