Margaret Woodward, 68, given award for bravery after chasing thief from her home and ‘trying to break his kneecaps’
A hospital trust has apologised after a surgical glove was left inside a patient following an operation.
Police confirm two women and two boys died in the blaze
"I used to call her names, swear at her," recalled "Stuart", as he had consented to be called, about his relationship with his girlfriend. "I've hit her... and given her a black eye... I've punched her in the face a few times and kicked her in the legs." This was just one of the recollections of a man who had spent years terrorising his partner in The Abuser's Tale, a study of domestic abuse on BBC Five Live's Victoria Derbyshire.
Durham moved to within one win of clinching their third County Championship in six years with an astonishing victory over Derbyshire at the County Ground, where the home side were skittled out for just 63 in their second innings.
Derbyshire 298 Durham 82-2
The house in which six children died in a blaze started by their parents is to be demolished in the next few weeks.
The September scourge of unreliable weather may yet play a part in determining a County Championship that has the potential to provide another close finish. None of today's matches escaped interruption, with First Division leaders Durham suffering the biggest frustration.
County champions Warwickshire have launched a bid to sign the England players Nick Compton and Jos Buttler from Somerset.
Only the second time Forest have won at Ewood Park in 36 years
While Nigel Clough is now the Championship’s longest-serving manager, Gary Bowyer was the fifth used last season alone by Blackburn Rovers, upheaval which would doubtless provoke convulsions from Derby’s board.
Nottingham Forest netted just their second goal in seven opening day fixtures to start their Sky Bet Championship campaign with a closely-fought win over Huddersfield.
Sussex’s unbeaten record ends with a crushing ten-wicket defeat
Yorkshire have been so far in front of Derbyshire for most of this match that wrapping up victory before the end of day three – and in doing so reclaiming the lead in the Championship – always looked a possibility, even though it required their bowlers to run in all day in strength-sapping heat.
The former Australia captain was playing for Surrey
Surrey 198 Nottinghamshire 50-0