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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Friday 20 November 2009
Middle-class melancholia has long been the subject matter of Patrick Gale's fiction. Here he examines a familiar mid-life dilemma: "Did I make the right choice?" Laura Lewis, an accountant in her forties, has returned to Winchester to care for her elderly mother.
Wednesday 11 November 2009
A sniper ended a Taliban attack in an Afghan village with a single shot, it was revealed today.
Monday 02 November 2009
A student cleared of raping a solicitor who claimed she was too drunk to consent to sex, said today that he still felt he had been "punished" despite being acquitted.
Saturday 31 October 2009
A man who stabbed his wife more than 30 times after she admitted to an affair has been jailed for nine years. Alisdair Sinclair, 48, was cleared of murder, but convicted of manslaughter on grounds of diminished responsibility at Winchester Crown Court.
Friday 30 October 2009
Thursday 29 October 2009
A jealous husband who stabbed his Vodafone executive wife more than 30 times in a rage after she admitted to an affair was today found guilty of manslaughter.
Friday 23 October 2009
A husband accused of stabbing his Vodafone executive wife to death in a jealous rage yesterday denied that he attempted to cut her head off.
Thursday 22 October 2009
Monday 19 October 2009
A man pleaded guilty today to attempting to pervert the course of justice by switching identities with his twin brother, causing him to be wrongly released from custody.
Tuesday 13 October 2009
Many readers in Edinburgh will recollect the lovely lady who added to university occasions at which her husband, then Sir Michael Swann FRS, the vice-chancellor, (1965-1973) presided. Even more readers in London and throughout Britain will remember the charming hostess wife of Lord Swann, as he became when he was a hugely respected chairman of the board of governors of the BBC, 1973-1980. But Lady Tess Swann was far from being in her distinguished husband's slipstream. She was a talented musician: a sought-after viola player, and perhaps above all a superb organist, an associate of the Royal College of Organists.
Friday 25 September 2009
A drunk driver who crashed his Rolls-Royce into Tesco's because he had a grudge against the company was today jailed for 16 months.
Thursday 17 September 2009
The mother of a woman who was murdered 30 years ago spoke today of her "relief" that her daughter's real killer has now been named.
Monday 07 September 2009
Sunday 06 September 2009
Wednesday 02 September 2009
The trial of a Somalian student accused of failing to disclose an alleged terrorist plot opened today.
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