An 80-year-old man has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of his elderly wife.
Winchester Crown Court
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Tuesday 22 May 2012
A judge told a young man who strangled his aspiring model girlfriend in a jealous rage to put away thoughts of "champagne, Bentleys and girls" as she sentenced him to at least 16 years in jail.
Thursday 10 May 2012
A wealthy jeweller's son accused of murdering his girlfriend in a jealous rage told a jury yesterday that he did not strangle her but merely defended himself after she repeatedly attacked him.
Tuesday 17 April 2012
A man charged with the murder of a father-of-one has been remanded in custody.
Thursday 12 April 2012
Three men and a woman were remanded in custody when they appeared in court today charged with the murder of a man whose burnt body was found in an industrial bin.
Monday 31 October 2011
Friday 21 October 2011
Joanna Yeates's killer faced allegations today that he strangled her for sexual thrills.
Friday 02 September 2011
Thursday 01 September 2011
The headlines last Saturday were predictably all about the leading independent schools and the widening the gap in performance between them and state schools. Quite natural, really, as private schools in membership of the Independent Schools Council (ISC) had seen a 0.9 percentage point increase in A* grades at A-level compared with just 0.1 percentage point nationally.
Saturday 27 August 2011
Britain's top Independent Schools have extended their lead over state counterparts in terms of grade performance, claim figures out today.
Thursday 18 August 2011
Friday 12 August 2011
A woman and her son have been jailed for plotting to murder an 89-year-old relative to get their hands on his money.
Thursday 11 August 2011
A family, including a girl aged 16, was found guilty yesterday of plotting to murder their 89-year-old relative to get their hands on his money.
Sunday 07 August 2011
A biography of the Atlantic Ocean loosely structured around Jacques' "seven ages of man" speech, this tells the story of the ocean's birth 190 million years ago, early voyages on it by the Phoenicians, then the Vikings, then the great European navigators of the 15th and 16th centuries, then its role as the "inland sea" of a Pan-Atlantic civilisation – and anticipates its eventual destruction some 180 million years hence. There are tales of shipwrecks, battles, explorations, migrations: a treasure-trove of stories, which brings home the immensity of this great, grey, heaving "confection of water and waves and wind, of animals and birds, of ships and man".
Saturday 30 July 2011
The phone-hacking scandal has convulsed the media. Now the industry must prepare to submit itself to a judge whose self-deprecation masks a rigorous line in questioning
Friday 22 July 2011
The travel getaway is due to start today as school summer holidays begin.
Over 50,000 families shipped out of London boroughs in the past three years due to welfare cuts and soaring rents
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