A police officer who admitted misconduct in public office by falsely claiming to have witnessed the 'plebgate' row involving Tory MP Andrew Mitchell will be sentenced on February 6.
Pc Keith Wallis, 53, was charged after he sent an email to deputy chief whip John Randall, claiming that he had seen the incident involving other police officers in September 2012.
Mr Justice Sweeney released Wallis on unconditional bail but warned him that "all sentencing options remain open to the court".
More top news
A possible ninth planet at the edge of the solar system could be the reason behind one of the biggest mysteries in astronomy.
Philip Thomas was a 10-year-old pupil at Pantglas Junior School in Aberfan when a coal tip collapsed and slid downhill.
The chief executive's resignation comes amid controversy about allegations of doping in cycling.