Swansea-born MP Nigel Evans will go on trial next March, accused of sexual offences.
The MP for Ribble Valley in Lancashire and former deputy speaker of the House of Commons appeared at Preston Crown Court for a preliminary hearing today.
The 55-year-old is accused of two counts of indecent assault, five of sexual assault and one of rape.
The case was adjourned until January.
A trial was set for 10 March next year.
More top news
Chris Coleman said the full-back "did not want to play international football" after naming his squad for next month's World Cup qualifier.
Well it wouldn't be a Bank Holiday weekend without a drop of rain! With some sunshine thrown in!
The UEFA Champions Festival in Cardiff Bay will be the main fanzone for the UEFA Champions League Final in the host city.