File photograph of Amanda Knox being escorted by Italian police to Perugia’s court on September 26th, 2008. Photograph: Pier Paolo Cito/PA

Italy’s top court threw out a conviction of American woman Amanda Knox for the 2007 murder of her British flatmate because of “glaring errors” in t(...)

 Accompanied by his lawyer Giulia Bongiorno (left) Raffaele Sollecito departs after giving a press conference in Rome on Monday following the overturning of his murder conviction last week by the country’s highest court. Photograph: Ettore Ferrari/EPA.

Amanda Knox’s ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito may seek reparations after his second acquittal for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher (...)

Amanda Knox has been acquitted of murder by a top Italian court. Photograph: Alessandro Bianchi/Reuters

An Italian court has overturned the conviction of Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher. The decision (...)

Raffaele Sollecito (right) and Amanda Knox. Cassation judges can either uphold the convictions if they find the appeals trial was properly conducted or order yet another appellate trial. Photograph: Filippo Monteforte/Tiziana Fabifilippo/AFP/Getty Images

Italy’s highest court will not rule until Friday on whether to uphold the conviction of American Amanda Knox and her Italian ex-boyfriend for the murd(...)

The guilty verdict against Amanda Knox will be considered by Italy’s highest court next week. If the decision is upheld, the issue of Ms Knox’s extradition will resurface. Photograph: Getty

Amanda Knox was en route to Seattle from Rome - a free woman whose conviction for murder had just been overturned - when David Thorne, the US ambassad(...)

Amanda Knox: is said to have killed Meredith Kercher with Raffaele Sollecito and Rudy Guede. She has maintained her innocence. Photograph: Reuters/Andrew Kelly

The Italian court that found American student Amanda Knox guilty of murder in January said yesterday that she had killed her British flatmate b(...)

Amanda Knox before being interviewed on the set of ABC’s “Good Morning America” in New York. Photograph: Reuters

Amanda Knox declared she would never go back to Italy willingly and would fight her reinstated conviction for the murder of Meredith Kercher “until th(...)

Amanda Knox appears on NBC News’ ‘Today’ show in New York last September. Ms Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito were found guilty today in Italy of the November 2007 murder of Meredith Kercher in a retrial. Photograph: Reuters

The murder trial of Amanda Knox recorded another dramatic chapter last night when a Florence court found both her and her former boyfriend Raffaele So(...)

Amanda Knox in Kobe Terrace Park in Seattle last weekend. After six years in which a succession of Italian trials have reached different verdicts on whether Knox participated in the killing of her 21-year-old roommate in Perugia, Italy, Knox has elected to stay in her hometown of Seattle during yet another ruling that is expected today. Photograph: Peter DiCampo/The New York Times

Amanda Knox, the American student who became tabloid fodder, will not be in court today to hear Italian judges give their verdict in her retrial for t(...)

Undated picture of murdered British student Meredith Kercher. Raffaele Sollecito, the young Italian accused with his former girlfriend Amanda Knox of murdering her in 2007, appealed to a court today to dismiss the “absurd” charges

Raffaele Sollecito, the young Italian accused with his former girlfriend Amanda Knox of murdering British student Meredith Kercher in 2007, appealed (...)