Sport Gloucester centre Henry Trinder has agreed a new deal with his life-long club

Trinder caps his autumn off with a new deal with the Cherry and Whites after call-up to England squad

Soldiers 'unlawfully killed' by gunman

Five British soldiers shot dead by a rogue Afghan policeman were unlawfully killed, an inquest ruled yesterday. David Ridley, Coroner for Wiltshire and Swindon, recorded the verdict after a four-day hearing in Trowbridge, Wiltshire.

Hundreds line streets for Sian funeral

Hundreds of people lined the streets today to pay their respects to nightclubber Sian O'Callaghan.

Ten Stories About Smoking, By Stuart Evers

Real Work", one of the ten tales in Stuart Evers's collection, starts with the line, "You had a theory that heaven is the constant repetition of the happiest moment of your life". That suggests it's a story told in the second person, a literary device often employed as a shortcut to authenticity. In fact, it's a story partly about authenticity.

Police confirm the identity of second body in O'Callaghan case

Becky Godden-Edwards's family were yesterday coming to terms with the news they had been dreading for several years, as detectives investigating the murder of Sian O'Callaghan confirmed a second body was Becky's.

Sian police name second victim

The family of a woman whose remains were discovered by detectives investigating the murder of Sian O'Callaghan today spoke of their devastation over the death of their "beautiful daughter".

Sian police identify second body

Detectives investigating the murder of Sian O'Callaghan said today they had identified the set of human remains found at a second site.

Reporter's death 'not preventable'

The war reporter Rupert Hamer was the victim of a "cold-blooded killing", a coroner said yesterday. The 39-year-old was the first British journalist to be killed in Afghanistan; he was travelling in a US Marine Corps armoured vehicle when it was hit by a roadside bomb.

Sian 'probably died of head injury'

Murdered Sian O'Callaghan is likely to have died from head injuries, a coroner heard today as an inquest into her death was opened and adjourned.

Sian murder accused remanded in custody

A taxi driver charged with the murder of Sian O'Callaghan was remanded in custody today.

Police may take 'some time' to identify human remains

Detectives investigating the murder of Sian O'Callaghan are still working to establish the identity of a set of human remains found at a second site.

Our pain is raw, says Sian O'Callaghan's father

The father of the murdered secretary Sian O'Callaghan has spoken of his family's "raw and overwhelming" pain over her death.

Abuse greets Sian O'Callaghan murder accused

The devastated father of Sian O'Callaghan today described her as "bright, bubbly, caring and friendly", hours after angry scenes erupted as the man accused of her murder appeared in court.

Father's tribute to 'caring' Sian

The father of Sian O'Callaghan paid an emotional tribute to his "bright, bubbly, caring and friendly" daughter this afternoon.

Taxi driver charged with Swindon murder

A taxi driver accused of murdering Sian O'Callaghan after she disappeared from a nightclub will appear before magistrates in Swindon today. Christopher Halliwell, 47, was charged by detectives on Saturday night after the 22-year-old's body was discovered close to the Uffington White Horse in Oxfordshire on Thursday.

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