Three men are due to stand trial in Oxford in May as part of a rape, sexual assault and perverting the course of justice case.

Bilal Ahmed, 27, Mustafa Ahmed, 26 and 28-year-old Zeeshan Ahmed have had the start date for their trial confirmed as May 19.

Bilal, of Maidenhead, denies raping one teenage girl and sexually abusing another in 2011. Zeeshan, of Palmer Road, Wood Farm, Oxford, has pleaded not guilty to two counts of perverting the course of justice in relation to the two girls.

Mustafa, of London, denies carrying out a rape and a sexual assault in 2011. Bilal was released on bail and Zeeshan and Mustafa are in custody.