Andy Coulson’s perjury trial in Scotland will begin Friday, the Guardian reported.
He has pleaded not guilty, the BBC said.
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Coulson, the former News of the World editor and former communications director for PM David Cameron, was released from jail last year after serving a portion of his 18-month sentence for phone hacking.
His perjury trial was originally scheduled for earlier this year. Coulson is accused of lying during a 2010 trial when he said he “had absolutely no knowledge” of the News of the World hacking Tommy Sheridan’s phone, as iMediaEthics has writen.