UK Manslaughter

Film Review - Lamb of God, 'As The Palaces Burn'

Clive Botting | Posted 27.02.2014 | UK Entertainment
Clive Botting

A feature-length documentary originally designed to follow the heavy metal band Lamb of God and their fans throughout the world to show how their music has gone global and can bring people together took a dramatic Kafkaesque turn when lead singer, Randy Blythe was arrested in Prague on a manslaughter charge...

'An Absolute Joke'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.02.2014 | UK

UPDATE: Dominic Grieve, the Attorney General, is considering whether to refer the four-and-a-half year jail term to the Court of Appeal for being undu...

'She Should Have Got Life'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.11.2013 | UK

Mairead Philpott's father has said he believes his daughter should have been given a life sentence, as court refused her bid to cut her sentence of 17...

'I Told Her She Was My Angel'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.11.2013 | UK

A 20-year-old man accused of the manslaughter of two teenage girls who died after they were hit by a car sobbed in court as the details of the crash w...

Teenager Believed To Be First Person Charged With Murder Over Tweets

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK

An 18-year-old is believed to be the first person to be charged with murder because of his tweets. Cody Hall's vehicular manslaughter charge was u...

Hannah Smith Death: Father Calls For Website Owners 'Manslaughter' Charge

PA | Posted 08.08.2013 | UK

The father of a "cyberbullying" victim has described the moment he found out his daughter had killed herself, and has called for more regulation of so...

Mentally Ill Student To Be Sentenced For Kicking Blind Well-Loved Local To Death

PA | Posted 28.07.2013 | UK Universities & Education

An 18-year-old German student will be sentenced today for killing a man known affectionately as Professor Whitestick. Tim Sommer pleaded guilty to ...

Justice for Steven Simpson?

Una Morris | Posted 18.06.2013 | UK Politics
Una Morris

We consider that the courts sometimes fail to recognize disability hate crime, because judges can miss or misunderstand the element of disability-motivated hostility present in the offence.

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...

'An Evil, Stupid, Shameful Act'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

A leading police officer who was part of the investigation into the fire branded the diabolical actions of the Philpotts as "stupid" and "shameful". ...

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 ...

'You Regarded Her As Your Property, Your Slave'

PA | Posted 14.03.2013 | UK

A man who is alleged to have killed his six children in a house fire was accused today of treating his wife like a slave. Michael Philpott, 56, was...

Philpott Ashamed Of Threesome On Night Of Blaze

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

A father accused of killing his six children in a house fire had a threesome with his wife and another man the night the blaze started, a court has he...

Derby House Fire Accused Denies Starting Blaze

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 13.03.2013 | UK

A man accused of killing his six children in a house fire has told a court he did not start the blaze but that he has his suspicions about who did. ...

'They Have Nothing On Me'

PA | Posted 02.03.2013 | UK

A man accused of killing six of his children in a fatal blaze was heard saying "they have nothing on me" in covert recordings made in a prison van, a ...

Derby House Fire Parents 'Took Part In Blaze Rehearsal'

PA | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK

The parents and a man accused of killing six children in a house fire took part in a "rehearsal" of the fatal blaze weeks before, a court has heard. ...

Derby House Fire Father 'Faked Faint' In Mortuary

PA | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK

A man accused of killing his six children in a house fire faked a faint during a visit to see their bodies at a mortuary, a court has heard. Marie ...

Couple Jailed Over Methadone Death Of Toddler

Posted 19.02.2013 | UK

A couple whose two-year-old son died after drinking his mother's methadone have been jailed for his manslaughter. Heroin addict Sally Dent and her ...

'Depressed' Man Jailed For Killing Wife With Garden Gnome

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

A former RAF sergeant who bludgeoned his wife to death with a garden gnome before stabbing her repeatedly was today jailed for four years. Frederic...