Andy Coulson set to face perjury trial in Scotland

Former News of the World editor and Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson. Picture: Getty
Former News of the World editor and Downing Street communications chief Andy Coulson. Picture: Getty
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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.

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