Raffaele Sollecito
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Knox's ex boyfriend Sollecito 'won't flee'

4 September 2013 Last updated at 21:59 BST

The former boyfriend of Amanda Knox has told the BBC that he plans to travel back to Italy for his retrial for the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

The convictions against Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito were overturned nearly two years ago, but Italy's highest criminal court has ruled that the case must be reheard in September.

Mr Sollecito was speaking to the BBC's HARDtalk programme.

Andy Moore reports