Northern Ireland

Former MLA Derek Hussey on drink-driving charge

A councillor and former MLA has appeared in court charged with drink driving.

Derek Hussey, 62, from Garvetagh Road in Castlederg, appeared in court in Strabane on Thursday.

The court heard he was stopped in Orchard Road in Strabane last month. The case was adjourned until 6 January.

Mr Hussey has been an Ulster Unionist member of Strabane District Council since 1989, and was an MLA between 1998 and 2007.