A bereaved husband has been given permission to bury his wife in their front garden.
Whatever Kevin Pietersen had in mind when he embarked on his new life, playing 100 Test matches for England was probably well towards the back of it. He was blessed with talent and knew it, but he could have barely imagined it would turn out like this.
The horrible news comes just days after Turner lost his National Lottery funding an he admits it's the “worst possible end to the worst eight days of my life”
Manchester, Glasgow and Liverpool to join list of company's 4G-enabled locations
Research shows more than half a million vehicle collisions on roads around schools in UK from 2006 to 2011, resulting in more than 85,000 child casualties
The cover, which has been ‘The prophets of doom had a field day over Maury Yeston's musical Titanic when it was launched on Broadway in 1997 ahead of James Cameron's blockbuster cinematic weepie. Technical glitches during the previews and a rumour-mill drooling with anticipatory schadenfreude convinced wiseacres that the $10 million dollar show, like the eponymous vessel, was on a collision course with disaster.
After a grey and rainy few days, many Britons may be pleased to hear that the weather looks set to return to temperatures close to those experienced in the heatwave - for Thursday at least.
A month's rain fell in just a few hours in some areas
Police were called to Colwick Marina after the captain of a pleasure cruiser reported a body floating in the water on Tuesday
Just as his final fight was sustained by Frankel, so the malign destiny that finally claimed Sir Henry Cecil on Tuesday also seems to have reserved a degree of solace for those he has left behind. As though shamed by its own cruelty, it granted Cecil's grieving widow and employees two winners within barely 10 minutes – and the first of them, as a half-brother to Frankel, could not have been more fitting.
Five Warren Place horses run on Thursday, with Frankel's half-brother Morpheus in a maiden at Nottingham
England will have a clearer idea today about their crucial fast bowling resources for the Champions Trophy. Medical bulletins on Stuart Broad's bruised knee, Steve Finn's sore shins and the pregnancy of Tim Bresnan's wife, Hannah, may give the selectors a clue about what to do next.
Never mind that Menorah and Hunt Ball meet at Cheltenham today; or that the National winner is to be boldly returned to the fray at Ayr on Saturday; or even if Sprinter Sacre himself tops the bill at Punchestown next week. Always and unmistakably, Newmarket's first card of the season marks the formal transfer of centre stage from jump to Flat racing.
Energy giant EDF today dropped a £5m law suit against 21 climate change protesters that shut down the company’s new West Burton gas-fired power station last October.
Britain’s speed-skating team are the latest sport to try to tap into British cycling’s remarkable run of success in an attempt to win a first Olympic gold at next year’s Winter Games.
A father accused of killing his six children in a house fire watched as his wife had sex with another man accused of their manslaughter just days after the fatal blaze, a court heard.