THE Nikitta Grender murder trial marked a first for the South Wales Argus, it was the first court case we have covered throughout on social networking site Twitter.

Due to the gravity of the crime and the impact it had on the people of Newport and across Gwent, the decision was taken that we would provide live coverage throughout the trial to keep our readers informed.

The three reporters who covered the trial live were:

@Ailsa Chalk

@Ben Frampton

@Natalie Crockett