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Charlotte Collinge jailed for 23 years for recruiting two men to murder her husband on the promise of sex

A woman has been jailed for life for recruiting two men in a pub on the promise of sex to murder her husband.

Sunday July 29: Chris Adcock and Imogen Bankier of Great Britain slip to defeat at badminton

British badminton duo resigned to premature exit

Chris Adcock and Imogen Bankier saw their London 2012 medal hopes all but end as they slumped to a second badminton defeat at Wembley Arena.

Wood for the trees: Go Ape's Segways in Sherwood Forest

Countyfile: Nottinghamshire - Sherwood Forest comes alive for summer 2012

There's plenty new to do at Sherwood Forest this summer. Go Ape! Sherwood Pines (0845 643 9215; goape.co.uk) has just launched a new Forest Segway adventure, where visitors can follow an hour-long trail through the trees on the fun two-wheeled electric vehicles. Sherwood Forest Cabins (0845 130 8223; forestholidays.co.uk) now offers new luxury log cabins to hire, from £564 for a three-night weekend break. And local storyteller Ezekial Bone, aka Ade Andrews, will be leading new Robin Hood tours through the forest on 10, 20 and 28 August (07941 210986; bonecorpora tion.co.uk; £5), revealing the legends of these ancient woods.

Charlotte Collinge convicted of murdering husband in savage attack

A woman and two men she met in a pub have been found guilty of the murder of her husband, a "generous and caring" father who died after suffering more than 40 injuries in a savage attack.

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Boxing: Froch sets his sights on Kessler

Carl Froch only has eyes for old rival Mikkel Kessler as he maps out his fighting future. The three-times world champion will return to action against a leading contender in November before facing Lucian Bute in a rematch in Montreal in March 2013.

Ethiopian torch runner disappears in Nottingham

A 15-year-old Ethiopian boy who came to Britain to run with the Olympic torch as part of an international charity programme has gone missing in Nottingham.

Green transport schemes given £266m

Transport schemes boosting green growth have received a £266 million cash injection from the Government.

Derby house fire parents Mick and Mairead Philpott to face trial next year

The parents of six children killed in a house fire will go on trial for their murder next year.

Woman raped after being thrown off bus

A man has been convicted of raping a young woman who had been thrown off her last bus home because she was 20p short of the fare.

Rioter jailed for 14 years after police station attack

Twelve men and two youths have been sentenced for "mob violence of an extreme nature" during last summer's riots, during which a police station was fire-bombed.

Mick and Mairead Philpott appear in court over Derby house fire

The parents of six children killed in a house fire were remanded into custody at Crown Court today charged with their murder.

Lottery couple Alan and Kim Elliott finally claim £1m EuroMillions jackpot

A couple who forgot to check their lottery ticket for two months have finally claimed their £1 million EuroMillions Raffle jackpot.

England players celebrate the wicket of West Indies batsman Darren Bravo

Defiant seventh-wicket stand duo hold up England charge

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