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News | Amanda Knox retrial begins

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The retrial over the murder of Leeds University student Meredith Kercher begun this week in Florence, Italy. Kercher was found stabbed to death in 2007 whilst on a year abroad in the Italian town of Perugia. Knox was convicted of Kercher’s murder in 2009, before the ruling was overturned in … Read More

Knox and Solicito to be re-tried over murder of Leeds student

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Italian authorities have overturned the acquittal of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Solicito for the murder of Leeds student Meredith Kercher.

Italian scholarship commemorates Kercher

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To mark the fifth anniversary of Meredith Kercher’s death, the University of Perugia has set up a scholarship to honour the Leeds  student. Kercher, 21, from Croydon, South London was studying in the Italian town as part of a one year course in Modern History, Political Theory and History of … Read More