Drug trial date set for Tulisa

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Singer Tulisa Contostavlos is to stand trial on a drugs charge the day after her 26th birthday.

She made her first appearance at London’s Southwark Crown Court accused of brokering a cocaine deal and her trial is expected to take place on July 14.

The former X Factor judge is charged with helping an undercover reporter obtain 13.9g (0.5oz) of the Class A drug for £860.

She appeared alongside rapper Mike GLC, real name Michael Coombs, 35. They spoke only to confirm their names.