Northern Ireland

Man faces trial for sex assaults on partner's daughters

A 61-year-old man is to go on trial at Londonderry Crown Court charged with indecently assualting his former girlfriend's two daughters.

The defendent - who cannot be named for legal reasons - is accused of abusing the teenage sisters between 1993 and 2002.

He denies the 43 charges.

The trial was fixed for February, and the defendant was released on continuing bail.