Big Brother star Jason Cowan faces sex charge trial

A Scot who appeared on the reality game show Big Brother is to stand trial charged with a sex attack on a woman.

Jason Cowan, 38, from Glasgow, is alleged to have carried out the attack at the Drimsynie Estate, Lochgoilhead, in Argyll, on 11 December last year.

The charge includes a claim that the woman was "asleep and incapable of giving or withholding consent".

Mr Cowan's lawyer told the High Court in Glasgow that he was pleading not guilty. Trial was set for January.

The 38-year-old came runner up to Nadia Almada on the then Channel 4 reality show in 2004.

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