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Four-year-old died of a head injury in March last year after a campaign of abuse by his mother and stepfather
The 39-year-old had already been found guilty of 13 charges spanning 20 years
The man in charge of children’s services in Coventry at the time four-year-old Daniel Pelka was murdered has resigned from a child protection job at another council.
Sky Blues have begun their Leagie One campaign at Northampton's Sixfields Stadium after Ricoh dispute
The status of Derby favourite proved something of a poisoned chalice this spring, when first Kingsbarns and then Telescope dropped out of the Epsom picture with setbacks. Both are about to start making up for lost time, however, each having been given an exploratory Group Three entry this weekend. Telescope, who made an impressive resumption at Leicester last month, could go to Haydock on Saturday, while Kingsbarns is on course to reappear at the Curragh the following day.
Cal Crutchlow has secured a factory ride for the first time after signing a two-year deal with Ducati.
Coventry City have accepted a 10-point deduction from the Football League after parent company Coventry City Ltd agreed to go into liquidation following the rejection of a Company Voluntary Agreement (CVA) by the owners of the Ricoh Arena.
At least four of the defendants are members of the same family
Too much focus is on the present claims Professor of Sport Business Strategy and Marketing
For anyone who has wondered quite how the British Turf continues to seduce investment from the Gulf, perhaps a day at the July Festival at Newmarket might prove every bit as instructive as one spent among the pomp and pageantry of Ascot or Epsom. At a time of year when their homelands seem most arid, the sheikhs find themselves driven through avenues of trees between green paddocks to a racecourse full of shade and flowers. And if the quality of the sport is mixed, with plenty of maidens and handicaps as ballast to the elite contests, then there will be a corresponding air of relaxation over the next three afternoons – not least granted the benign weather forecast.
The League One side left the Ricoh Arena after a lengthy row over rent
After their unprecedented depredations at the Cheltenham Festival, the Irish plundered the first four races in Britain's equivalent carnival for Flat racing. Chauvinism aside, however, the deeper gains were perhaps made by those superpowers discreetly manoeuvring for supremacy in the global bloodstock market.
The debate about which British region boasts the tastiest tap water has finally been settled with an unlikely winner: it comes not from “hard” northern or “soft” southern waters but from the middle of Britain – in Coventry.
Born in North Yorkshire, Griffiths was famous for his roles in the Harry Potter series, Withnail And I, and The History Boys
Ref failed to spot the Wigan player's challenge on Newcastle defender Massadio Haidara
Ask around undergraduate bars and common rooms and one major complaint about doing a postgraduate course is that it'll increase the size of your overdraft. But with a little bit of ingenuity, it doesn't have to.