Northern Ireland

Accused denies Holywood murder attempt

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A 45-year-old man accused of attempted murder and attempted rape has been refused bail at Downpatrick Crown Court.

Brian Galbraith, originally from Shore Crescent in Belfast, but who remains in prison custody, is charged with attacking a woman at her home in Holywood, County Down, last November.

Mr Galbraith, who did not have legal representation, denies the charges.

His trial is due to get under way on 26 September.