Coulson Trial Date Set

23 February 2015, 19:19

Former Downing Street director of communications Andy Coulson is expected to face trial in Scotland on a perjury charge.

The 47-year-old is accused of committing perjury in the 2010 trial of former MSP Tommy Sheridan.

In a hearing at the High Court in Edinburgh today, Judge Lord Burns set a date for a trial to begin on April 21.