In 1994 he won libel settlements against the Observer, Private Eye and HTV Wales after they publicised similar claims against him.
The Welsh investigative site Rebecca has a full account of this year's trial:
The six-week trial was a raw, bad-tempered affair.
The jury were unhappy because they were in court for less than a third of the time.
Barristers for the prosecution and defence sniped at one another throughout.
At one point the judge warned the trial was in danger of becoming a "pantomime".
What follows is a long, detailed account of one of the most important court cases in recent Welsh criminal history.
It is unsparing and some readers may find it harrowing …