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Newswrap
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Our main evening newscast. Weekdays 18:00 - 19:00.
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2018-05-18
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Lawyer surprised at verdicts in Edward Leung's case  Listenfacebook
Senior Counsel, Ronny Tong, says it was a bit surprising that the former spokesperson of Hong Kong Indigenous, Edward Leung, was not convicted of some of the charges he was facing. A nine-member jury unanimously found him guilty of rioting in the 2016 Mong Kok clashes, but acquitted him of a charge of inciting others to riot. The jurors were also unable to reach a majority verdict on a third rioting charge. Tong said, however, that one has to respect the jury’s verdicts. As to people taking photos of the jurors in court, he said he considers that to be an affront to Hong Kong’s judicial system. Tong told Jim Gould that people who did that could be convicted of contempt of court or even the very serious offence of perverting the course of justice, depending on what the photos were meant for:
Meghan Markle's family comes under pressure  Listenfacebook
Meghan Markle has confirmed that her father will not be at her royal wedding to Britain's Prince Harry. She said she hoped Thomas Markle could be given space to focus on his health. He had been expected to walk her down the aisle at St George's Chapel in Windsor Castle on Saturday. Thomas Markle is said to have suffered heart problems in the run-up to the wedding, as he came under intense pressure from the paparazzi. And he is not the only of Meghan Markle's family to suffer under such scrutiny, as RTHK’s London correspondent Gavin Grey told Annemarie Evans: