Andy Coulson to stand trial for perjury over Tommy Sheridan case


Proceedings set to begin in April

FORMER Downing Street communications director Andy Coulson is to stand trial in Scotland charged with perjury.

The charge is related to the trial of Tommy and Gail Sheridan at the High Court in Glasgow in December 2010.

In a hearing at the High Court in Edinburgh, a trial date of 21 April was set.

Picture courtesy Inlan Reid