Former Big Brother competitor Jason Cowan has gone on trial accused of forcing himself on a woman as she slept after a night out.

Cowan, a contestant on the reality show in 2004, denies performing a sex act on the party-goer during an overnight stay at a lodge park in Lochgoilhead, Argyll, in December 2011.

The alleged victim, 36, told the High Court in Glasgow that she went to sleep in a room at his lodge after she thought she had been locked out of her own accommodation.

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The woman said she woke to find Cowan, 36, from Glasgow, on top of her.

She said: "He was leaning over me and I started to fight him to get him off."

The trial continues.