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MP Nigel Evans in court over sex charges

Ex-Commons deputy speaker Nigel Evans MP has appeared in court charged with sex offences.

He has been charged with two counts of indecent assault, five of sexual assault, and one of rape against seven male alleged victims.

During the brief hearing at Preston Magistrates' Court, he spoke only to answer personal details.

The case has now been referred to crown court.

  • 18 Sep 2013