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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Thursday 17 June 2010
A lead box hidden inside a dusty tomb in Germany is the home of Alfred the Great's granddaughter, Queen Eadgyth. The tomb, opened in 2008 by archaeologists at Magdeburg Cathedral, carries the inscription “EDIT REGINE CINERES HIC SARCOPHAGVS HABET...” (the remains of Queen Eadgyth are in this sarcophagus...), and scientific tests on the bones inside have confirmed their owner's ancient identity.
Friday 11 June 2010
A man was found guilty today of murdering his married lover after she put pressure on him to move in with her.
Thursday 27 May 2010
A man appeared in court today charged with the murder of a mother whose mutilated body was found at her home nearly eight years ago with someone else's hair in her hand.
Tuesday 25 May 2010
A 21-year-old man appeared in court today charged with killing a soldier.
Wednesday 12 May 2010
A man who was convinced he was being humiliated on the internet because of his constant blushing gassed himself, an inquest heard today.
Wednesday 05 May 2010
An inquest will resume today into the death of a British soldier killed in an explosion in Afghanistan.
Wednesday 05 May 2010
Tuesday 04 May 2010
David Tyacke had the honour of being the last Commanding Officer of the Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry (DCLI). He commanded from 1957 until 1 October 1959, when the Battalion amalgamated with the Somerset Light Infantry.
Thursday 29 April 2010
Police have launched an investigation after a teacher admitted assaulting a pupil in a classroom at one of the country's top public schools, the school confirmed today.
Wednesday 21 April 2010
A pensioner killed his wife of 50 years then stabbed himself in a failed suicide pact, a court heard today.
Sunday 28 March 2010
Senior bishops today claimed Christians in Britain are being "treated with disrespect" while followers of other faiths are dealt with more sensitively.
Monday 22 March 2010
A wife blasted her husband to death with a shotgun because she claimed he was making her life hell due to his drinking, a court heard today.
Thursday 11 March 2010
Should top independent schools set up a new private university on the lines of American liberal arts colleges, providing high-quality teaching, a broad curriculum and charging full fees?
Wednesday 10 March 2010
A woman murdered her brother in a knife attack as he fought with her boyfriend, a court heard today.
Monday 08 March 2010
A gang of travellers thought to have been responsible for nearly half the country's caravan thefts over a three-year period were jailed today.
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