Northern Ireland

PPS withdraws sex assault charge against Donegal taxi driver

The Public Prosecution Service has withdrawn a sexual assault charge against a Donegal taxi driver at Londonderry Magistrates' Court.

Kieron Brian Coyle, 39, from Forest Park, Killygordon, was charged last December with raping and sexually assaulting a woman in the Galliagh area of Londonderry.

Mr Coyle spent five days in police custody after his arrest and court appearance.

He denied the charges.