Image copyright Met Police Image caption Joseph McCann is due to appear next at the Old Bailey on 26 July A man accused of 21 offences including eight rapes across England has refused to attend a plea hearing at the Old Bailey. Joseph McCann, 34, was due to appear via video-link from Belmarsh Prison. But…

Image copyright Met Police Image caption Joseph McCann has refused to attend court A man accused of 12 offences including five rapes is being visited by a judge in prison after refusing to appear in court. Joseph McCann, 34, of Aylesbury, is charged with the kidnap and rape of multiple people aged between 11 and…