Mairead Philpott, who was jailed for 17 years for killing her six children in a house fire, lost a challenge against the length of her sentence rejected today.
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”
Carl Froch's super-middleweight world title clash with fellow Englishman George Groves will take place in Manchester on 23 November.
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.
Anderson’s precision with the ball was staggering
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
Meat Loaf has postponed another show on the UK leg of his Last At Bat farewell tour last night as his bandmates continue to struggle with ill health.
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.