Royal bodyguard on guns charges

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Royal Protection Squad policeman Michael Coulton was remanded in custody when he appeared before magistrates on firearms charges yesterday.

Mr Coulton, 52, appeared before magistrates in Bracknell, Berks, on three firearms charges, which allege that on a date between February 23 and April 22 he was in possession of a home-made firearm with intent to endanger life. A second charge related to the possession of the home-made firearm without holding a firearms certificate. He was also charged with possessing a machine gun on 16 January.