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Jail escape trial has been halted

by a judge at Woolwich Crown Court in south London for "legal reasons". The trial of six men accused of breaking out of Whitemoor maximum security prison in Cambridgeshire two years ago was halted and the jury discharged by Mr Justice Maurice Kay. Peter Sherry, 31, Liam O'Duibhir, 34, Liam McCotter, 33, Gilbert McNamee, 36, Paul Magee, 48, and Andrew Russell, 34, all deny "breaking prison" and firearms charges.