Tulisa drugs trial set for July

Former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos will stand trial on a drugs charges from July 14.

Tulisa Contostavlos drugs trial set for July 14

Former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos will stand trial on a drugs charge the day after her 26th birthday, a judge has ruled.

Tulisa Contostavlos arrives at Southwark Crown Court. Credit: Doug Peters/Doug Peters/EMPICS Entertainment

This morning she made her first appearance at London's Southwark Crown Court accused of brokering a cocaine deal and was told that her trial is expected to take place on July 14.

The N-Dubz star is charged with helping an undercover reporter obtain 13.9g (0.5oz) of the Class A drug for £860.

Dressed in a black jacket and skirt, she appeared alongside rapper Mike GLC, also known as Michael Coombs, 35, for a 10-minute preliminary hearing.The pair spoke only to confirm their names and say that they understood the current timetable.There will also be a case management hearing on March 27.

Tulisa arrives at court to face cocaine charge

Former X Factor judge Tulisa Contostavlos has arrived at Southwark Crown Court accused of brokering a cocaine deal.

Tulisa Contostavlos arrives at Southwark Crown Court. Credit: Press Association

The N-Dubz star, 25, is charged with helping an undercover reporter obtain 13.9 grams of the Class A drug for £860.

She is listed to appear alongside rapper Mike GLC, also known as Michael Coombs, 35, of Velocity Way, Enfield, north London, for a preliminary hearing.

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Tulisa to appear in court for first time over drugs claims

Singer Tulisa Contostavlos is expected to make her first appearance at Crown Court today accused of brokering a cocaine deal.

Tulisa Contostavlos
Tulisa Contostavlos Credit: Steve Parsons/PA Wire

The N-Dubz star is charged with helping an undercover reporter for the Sun on Sunday to obtain 13.9 grams of the Class A drug for £860.

Contostavlos, of Friern Barnet, north London, denies being "concerned with the supply of 13.9 grams of cocaine" to Mazher Mahmood between May 20 and May 24.

She is listed to appear alongside rapper Mike GLC, also known as Michael Coombs, 35, of Velocity Way, Enfield, north London, who denies a charge of supplying the drug on May 23.

Both will appear at a preliminary hearing at Southwark Crown Court.