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THE trial of two men accused of murdering Fusilier Lee Rigby in Woolwich has been postponed, the Old Bailey has heard.

The trial was due to start today, but will now start on Thursday (November 21).

Michael Adebolajo, aged 28, and Michael Adebowale, aged 22, are charged with murdering the Fusilier as he walked back to Woolwich Barracks on May 22.

They are also each accused of attempting to murder a police officer on the same day, and conspiracy to murder a police officer on or before that day.

Father-of-one Fusilier Rigby, 25, from Middleton, Greater Manchester, died of multiple cut and stab wounds when he was attacked as he returned to the barracks after spending the day at the Tower of London.

Adebolajo, from Romford in Essex, has asked to be known as Mujaahid Abu Hamza in court, while Adebowale, of Thames Street, Greenwich, has asked to be called Ismail Ibn Abdullah.

See on www.thisislocallondon.co.uk

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