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Eric Joyce pleads not guilty to London assault charge

Joyce at court
Image caption Eric Joyce appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court in London

Falkirk MP Eric Joyce has pleaded not guilty to charges of assault and criminal damage in London.

The 54-year-old appeared at Westminster Magistrates Court following an incident in Camden on 17 October.

He faces two charges of common assault and one of criminal damage, all of which he denies.

District Judge Margot Coleman conditionally bailed the independent MP to appear for trial at the same court on 1 May.

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