• 14 Aug 2018

    The England cricketer, Ben Stokes, walked free from court today. He was found not guilty of affray outside a nightclub in Bristol last September after a seven-day trial. He said he’d been acting in self-defence, or in the defence of others.

  • 9 Aug 2018

    England cricketer Ben Stokes has told the jury at his trial that he tried to defend two gay men before a brawl outside a Bristol nightclub and did not mock them. He also said the injuries on his hands were down to his years playing professional sport, and were not a result of the fight.