May steps into row over WPC suing garage owner for trip by calling for review on PC compensation Mrs May fears that the risk of officers suing will deter victims from reporting crime, sources sayShe 'believes it is unreasonable for police to demand compensation for minor injuries in their line of duty' By Simon Walters PUBLISHED: 21:24 GMT, 6 April 2013 | UPDATED: 23:19 GMT, 6 April 2013 Demand: Theresa May has ordered a review of police compensation cases Theresa May stepped into the Kelly Jones row yesterday by ordering a review of police compensation cases. Sources say the Home Secretary fears that the trend for officers to sue could deter victims from reporting crimes
Grand National meeting suffers first fatality on day one after Battlefront collapses following Fox Hunters' Chase By Charlie Skillen PUBLISHED: 16:05 GMT, 4 April 2013 | UPDATED: 17:58 GMT, 4 April 2013 The Grand National meeting at Aintree suffered its first fatality on day one this afternoon as Battlefront collapsed and died after the 3.40 John Smith's Fox Hunters' Chase. The horse, ridden by Katie Walsh, was pulled up at the 11th fence of the 2m 5f chase, which was won by 100/1 long shot Tartan Snow
'They never stood a chance': Sickening images of the blackened home where six Philpott children died as their father, mother and a family friend are found guilty of killing them in botched arson plotPetrol-fuelled blaze broke out in the hallway of the home in May last yearPhilpotts hatched plan to set up mother of five of Mick's children, Lisa Willis, hours before custody battleMick Philpott shared house with wife, Ms Willis and 11 kids he had with both womenBlaze killed Duwayne, Jade, John, Jack, Jessie and Jayden, aged between five and 13After verdicts, Mick Philpott makes the sign of a cross and says: 'It's not over yet'His sister, Dawn Bestwick, says 'justice has been served'CPS: 'This has been a challenging and harrowing case to prosecute'Philpott 'just wanted house full of kids and benefit money that brings'All three defendants will be sentenced at 10.30am tomorrow . 'Our presence in court was to find out the truth. Following today's verdict, we the family of Michael Philpott, believe justice has been served.' Scroll down for videos and audio Philpott pictured with the six children, aged between five and 13, who perished in the house fire Destroyed: The children perished when the fire tore through their home (above) in Derby, last May Plot: A Crown Prosecution Service photo showing the ladder (left) which Philpott placed at the back of the house as part of his plan to rescue his children after starting the fire Derbyshire Chief Constable Steve Cotterill said: 'This has to be one of, if not the most upsetting cases any of us has ever investigated.
Photographer is revealed as winner of national contest… on the day of his funeral: Stunning lightning strike captures first prizeDanny Beath collapsed outside his home from a heart attack'I just wish he'd known before he died,' says contest organiser and Take a View Landscape Photographer of the Year, run by The Sunday Times. His latest win would have bagged him new camera gear and seen him travel to Papua New Guinea on a photo commission.
Pictured for the first time: Innocent schoolgirl, 13, killed after her parent's car was struck by fleeing driver during police pursuit Wiktoria Was died following the crash in New Cross, south-east LondonShe was a Year 9 pupil at Goffs School in Cheshunt, HertfordshireDevon Newell, 32, appeared in court today accused of causing her death No plea was entered and Newell was remanded in custody By Anthony Bond PUBLISHED: 13:56 GMT, 8 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:04 GMT, 8 January 2013 Awful: Wiktoria Was died in the crash on Sunday evening in New Cross, south-east London, while travelling with her parents and brother This is the first picture of the talented 13-year-old dancer killed in a horrific crash after a police car was involved in a high-speed pursuit of another vehicle.
A 'dad' is the tenth most popular Christmas present for children, survey reveals The tenth most popular Christmas list request of children was for a dadThe survey also revealed surprising choices including a reindeer and a rockTop of the list however was for a baby brother or sister | UPDATED: 11:19 GMT, 25 December 2012 He might be used to making miracles each and every year, but even Santa may struggle to make dreams come true for Britain's children. That's because the nation's childrens' Christmas wish-lists contain a number of items not always readily available.
When Santa got stuck… with a parking ticket! Grinch traffic warden slaps fine on Father Christmas's sedan 'sleigh' as he runs last-minute errands in LAOver zealous parking warden shows little sign of festive cheer as he tickets Santa ahead of the big day But the reindeers seem to have been given the day off – as he decided to run errands in a sedan instead | UPDATED: 21:45 GMT, 24 December 2012 This parking warden looks like he might have just got himself crossed off the Christmas wish list and firmly embossed on the naughty list as he slapped Father Christmas with a fine. The attendant was caught booking Santa as he ran over time at a metre in downtown LA. But it looks like the reindeers were given the night off while Santa Claus headed to town, as instead of a laden sleigh, he opted to run last minute errands in a sedan
The teenager sure to be in Santa's good books after giving CPR to save her little brother's life Courtney, 13, realised her three-year-old brother had experienced a seizure and had stopped breathingHer mother Kim said Courtney calmly performed CPR while she had panickedCourtney managed to revive Lucas after 20 minutes of chest compression and mouth-to-mouth | UPDATED: 17:19 GMT, 24 December 2012 Meeting Father Christmas is a wonderful experience for any child, but it was extra special for teenager Courtney and her little brother Lucas. For the 13-year-old from Southampton had saved her younger sibling's life just months before. Courtney Lanfear, had looked in on three-year-old Lucas as he had been suffering from a cold when she noticed his cot was shaking.
British families stranded in Lapland as dream trip turns to nightmare when return flight is cancelled due to engine problemsMore than 200 passengers stranded for four hours on planeFamily tell how 1,700 Christmas dream holiday turned into 'disaster'Passengers left to queue in the 30 degree chill to see Santa | UPDATED: 18:52 GMT, 23 December 2012 Hundreds of Brits on a day-trip to Lapland today feared they would not get home for Christmas after their return flight was cancelled.
Two-year-old Zoe's heart could fail at any time… but there is one place she can forget her pain this Christmas | UPDATED: 22:12 GMT, 22 December 2012 The evening is freezing, and the December sky is illuminated with countless stars. A gaggle of deliriously excited children waiting with their parents in the gardens of Chestnut Tree House, in Sussex, are wrapped up in woolly hats, gloves and scarves, their faces ruddy with anticipation.