GIBRALTARIAN fashion designer John Galliano will go on trial on June 22 on charges that he made anti-Semitic insults towards a couple in a Parisian café.

The former Christian Dior star was said to have hurled obsenities at them twice on October 8 last year and on February 24.

According to the French prosecutor, the penalty in France for insult ing people due to their origin, religion, race or ethnicity is six months imprisonment and a fine of 22,500 euros.

Galliano was ousted from Dior, as well as his namesake fashion house, in March following the allegations.