LATEST: Double murder trial to start

The trial of a Coleraine woman accused of murdering her then husband and her alleged former lover's wife is due to start later today (Monday).

Hazel Stewart, 47, denies murdering Trevor Buchanan and Lesley Howell in Castlerock in May 1991.

Her co-accused, former dentist Colin Howell, admitted the charges in November and was later sentenced to a minimum term of 21 years.

Mrs Stewart is due to appear at Coleraine Crown Court.