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Andy Coulson to face perjury charges over the Tommy Sheridan trial

Andy Coulson
Andy Coulson was charged with perjury two years ago over his evidence at the Tommy Sheridan trial

Former News of the World editor Andy Coulson is to appear in court on 6 August to face perjury charges over the Tommy Sheridan trial.

Mr Coulson has been indicted to appear at the High Court in Glasgow.

Mr Coulson, 46, was charged two years ago after being questioned in Glasgow in connection with his evidence at the Tommy Sheridan trial in 2010.

He had given evidence as a witness during Sheridan's perjury trial at the High Court in Glasgow.

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