McAreavey trial adjourned this morning for legal argument

In Mauritius, the trial of two men accused of killing Michaela McAreavey has been adjourned for legal argument.

The pair deny murdering the 27-year-old during her honeymoon in Mauritius in January of last year.

Proceedings were halted this morning after a motion was put forward by one of the lawyers in the case.

The trial is nearing the end of its sixth week.

Cormac McQuinn is covering the case for the Irish Independent - he's outlined events so far this morning: