This morning the court has heard from three witnesses. Andrew McFarlane, Mr Sheridan's Brother in law, has denied the Crown's allegation that he attended a "sex club" with Mr Sheridan in September 2002 The court has been shown a letter from Mr McFarlane's GP that states that he had a hip operation in August 2002 and that he was still recovering in September. The court has also been shown a newspaper article in which Mr McFarlane said he had "sworn on the ashes of his dead mother" that the accusation was untrue.
The second witness of the day was Graeme McIvor a member if the Scottish Socialist Party's executive in 2002 who attended the pivotal 9th November 2004 meeting. Mr McIvor has stated that Mr Sheridan made no admissions at that meeting and has further stated that no minute of that meeting was presented to subsequent meetings.
The final witness of the morning was June Hill. Mrs Hill told the court she had known Mr Sheridan for 40 years through family connections. Mrs Hill was also shown the disputed video and was asked by Mr Sheridan what she though, Mrs Hill stated that it was her belief that the voice played was not his.
Court has now adjourned for lunch to resume at 2pm.