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UK News Edinburgh High court date set for Alex Salmond case

10:56  22 october  2019
10:56  22 october  2019 Source:   msn.com

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A preliminary hearing will take place at the High Court in Edinburgh .

A court date has been set in the case against former first minister Alex Salmond , who faces charges including attempted rape and sexual assault. A preliminary hearing will go ahead at the High Court in Edinburgh on 21 November, before a full trial, which is expected to take place early next year.

Alex Salmond wearing a suit and tie: Former First Minister Alex Salmond © PA Former First Minister Alex Salmond

A court hearing has been set for next month in the case against former First Minister Alex Salmond , who faces attempted rape and sexual assault charges.

A preliminary hearing will take place at the High Court in Edinburgh on November 21.

Salmond faced a total of 14 charges when he appeared at Edinburgh Sheriff Court on January 24.

He was charged with two counts of attempted rape, nine counts of sexual assault, two of indecent assault and one breach of the peace during the brief hearing in private.

He denies the allegations and has said he will defend himself "to the utmost" in court.

Salmond was Scotland's first minister from 2007 to 2014.

The result of the 2014 referendum - a 55 to 45 per cent vote to stay in the UK - led to him stepping down as first minister and SNP leader.

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