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Last Updated: Wednesday, 18 April 2007, 07:42 GMT 08:42 UK
21 July trial: Weeks 12 - 14
Six men are on trial at Woolwich Crown Court accused of planning a series of alleged suicide bomb attacks on the London transport system on 21 July 2005.

Muktar Ibrahim, Manfo Asiedu, Hussein Osman, Yassin Omar, Ramzi Mohammed and Adel Yahya deny conspiracy to murder and conspiracy to cause explosions.

You can follow the trial day-by-day on the BBC News website, on radio and television. Summary pages of the daily evidence, where it is heard, will also be available with links to relevant stories.

Weeks 12 - 14: 2 April - 20 April 2007

Wednesday 11 April: Suspect's claim 'is amazing'

Expert Hans Michels says Muktar Ibrahim's story of detonating 2kg (4.5lb) of main charge to check no-one would be hurt was "amazing".

He says the alleged 21 July bomber must have been "very, very sure" that a device he claimed to have tested in a flat would not explode.

Prof Michels told Woolwich Crown Court the devices used on 21 July, 2005 were not capable of exploding.

Friday 13 April: Delays harm criminal justice, says judge

The judge in the 21 July trial criticises delays in the evidence, saying they have shown the criminal justice system in a "very poor light".

Mr Justice Fulford tells the jury at Woolwich Crown Court that a defence expert would not be able to continue giving evidence because the prosecution need more time to consider scientific evidence.

Tuesday 17 April: Tower block booby trap

Manfo Asiedu tells the court he may have saved a tower block of people from being blown up. The 34-year-old says he dismantled a booby-trapped sideboard at the alleged "bomb factory".

His defence barrister, Stephen Kamlish QC, said in doing so he was possibly responsible for "saving the block and all the people in it".

Wednesday 18 April: Suspect realises suicide plan

Manfo Asiedu breaks down in court as he tells the jury about the moment he realised that Mukhtar Ibrahim's alleged plan was to turn all of the men into suicide bombers.

He explains learning the devices' purpose in a demonstration of how to detonate the alleged bombs.

Thursday 19 April: Suspect 'dismantled sideboard bomb'

Manfo Asiedu tells the court how he dismantled a booby-trapped sideboard. Wearing purple gloves, he demonstrated to Woolwich Crown Court how he says he opened the door and pulled out the battery.

Friday 20 April: Lying in court claim

Manfo Asiedu tells the court that his co-accused Mukhtar Ibrahim told him to lie in the trial because it was not an Islamic court.

He told the trial that he felt it would not be proper to swear on the Koran to tell the truth - and then to do the opposite.






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