Michael Le Vell appeared before magistrates this morning, charged with 19 sex offences including six counts of rape with a child under the age of 16.
The Coronation Street actor entered no plea but his solicitor indicates he will fully contest the charges.
The case has been referred to Manchester Crown Court for March 20th.
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Mainly dry overnight leading to a cold start on Sunday but with some good spells of sunshine
Kerrie has the detail for the rest of the weekend
Large amounts of sunshine for Sunday after overnight clear skies and morning mist and fog