Derby House Fire Trial

'The Front Door Was Ablaze'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.04.2013 | UK

A neighbour of Mick Philpott has told of how he awoke in the middle of the night to try and rescue six children trapped in the blazing house. Danie...

Derby House Fire Couple Face Sentence

PA | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK

A couple who killed their six children in a house fire will today be jailed. Mick and Mairead Philpott started the blaze in their Derby home in the...

Derby House Fire Couple Face Sentence

PA | Posted 02.06.2013 | UK

A couple who killed their six children in a house fire will today be jailed. Mick and Mairead Philpott started the blaze in their Derby home in the...

'A Manipulative Abusive Man Who Treated Women As Possessions'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

Mick Philpott was described as a controlling, manipulative, abusive, aggressive and domineering man during a trial which ended in the 55-year-old's co...

Philpott Children Could Not Have Survived Thick Black Smoke, Says Fire Service

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.04.2013 | UK

Six youngsters who died in a petrol-fuelled blaze plotted by their father would not have been able to survive the intense heat and thick smoke, the fi...

Derby House Fire: Parents Guilty Of Manslaughter Of Their Six Children

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Sara C Nelson | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

Mick Philpott and his wife Mairead have been found guilty of manslaughter over the house fire in Derby which killed their six children. A third de...

It's Possible My Husband Did It, Says Mother Accused Of Fatal House Fire

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.03.2013 | UK

A mother accused of killing her six children in a house fire has told a court it was "possible" that her husband got out of bed to start the blaze. ...

'I Was Ashamed. I Felt Disgusted'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK

A woman accused of killing her six children in a house fire paid all of her wages and benefits to her husband, a court has heard. Mairead Philpott ...

Derby House Fire Wife Says Mick Philpott Was Her 'Guardian Angel'

PA | Posted 18.03.2013 | UK

A woman accused of killing her six children in a house fire has told a jury her husband was her "guardian angel". Mairead Philpott told Nottingham ...

Mrs Philpott Had Abortion After Mick 'Watched Her Have Sex With Another Man'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.02.2013 | UK

A father accused of killing his six children was overheard on the phone saying someone being interviewed by police was going to "drop us in it", a cou...

Mick Philpott Slept With Wife Then Mistress On Alternate Nights, Court Hears

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.02.2013 | UK

The former mistress of a man accused of killing his children in a house fire has told a court how she and his wife used to alternate the nights they w...

'A Plan That Went Horribly Wrong'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.02.2013 | UK

A couple accused of killing their six children in a house fire started the blaze as part of a "plan that went horribly wrong", a court has heard. M...