Mick Philpott and Mairead Philpott: Couple accused of killing their six children in a house fire "started the blaze in a plan that went horribly…

'She won't get away with it – watch this space': Father 'started house blaze which killed his six children in bid to frame ex-girlfriend during custody battle'Mick and Mairead Philpott allegedly started fire in May last yearThe couple, and third defendant, deny six separate counts of manslaughterTrial started at Nottingham Crown Court today /11/06/article-2228528-15E03182000005DC-28_634x442.jpg” width=”634″ height=”442″ alt=”The children, five boys and a girl, aged between five and 13, died in the fire at their house in Derby, pictured. Flowers were left at the scene” class=”blkBorder” /> The children, five boys and a girl, aged between five and 13, died in the fire at their house in Derby, pictured.

Three daughters of mother killed during Cardiff hit-and-run rampage will open Christmas gifts "from mum"

Three daughters of mother killed during Cardiff hit-and-run rampage will open Christmas gifts 'from mum' Karina Menzies died in a 30 minute hit-and-run rampage in OctoberMatthew Tvrdon, 31, from Cardiff, charged with the murder within a dayGirls, aged 11, eight and two, will unwrap the last gifts left by motherSister says they are 'the last thing she will ever be able to give them' | UPDATED: 21:20 GMT, 24 December 2012 Three girls left motherless after a hit-and-run rampage that brought hysteria to a city's streets will open festive gifts labelled 'from mum,' tomorrow. Karina Menzies, 31, was killed during 30 minutes of terrifying carnage in the Ely and Leckwith areas of Cardiff, south Wales, in October.

North Korea photographs by David Guttenfelder

Snapshots from a secret state: Panoramic pictures of North Koreans at work and play give an extraordinary glimpse of everyday life | UPDATED: 16:39 GMT, 22 December 2012 Award-winning photographer David Guttenfelder makes frequent trips to notoriously secretive North Korea trying to capture the country as accurately as possible for outsiders. Here he describes capturing this set of photos which offer a rare glimpse into the everyday life of its citizens..

Prince Andrew"s ex Koo Stark denies stealing a 40,000 painting from an ex partner

Prince Andrew's ex Koo Stark appears in court and denies stealing painting worth 40,000 from former partner Appeared at Isleworth Crown Court under real name Kathleen StarkShe denied stealing the painting from former partner Warren WalkerMiss Stark dated Prince Andrew in 1980s before starring in soft porn filmAlleges that she was injured by police during arrest | UPDATED: 16:45 GMT, 21 December 2012 Denial: Prince Andrew's ex Koo Stark appeared at Isleworth Crown Court today and denied stealing a 40,000 painting from an ex-partner's house The Duke of York’s ex-girlfriend Koo Stark today denied stealing a painting worth 40,000 from a former partner. The 56-year-old, appearing under her real name Kathleen Stark, is accused of snatching the artwork from the flat of her former partner Warren Walker.

Don"t call the police, it"s only art: Bizarre mannequin "hoodies" invade the streets of Rome

Don't call the police, it's only art: Bizarre mannequin 'hoodies' invade the streets of RomeUS artist Mark Jenkins has created the street installations to 'get people to look up from their mobile phones'He has placed hooded mannequins poking out of bins, playing tug of war, and apparently fired at a darts board | UPDATED: 19:39 GMT, 9 December 2012 An army of sinister hoodies appear to have invaded Rome. But closer inspection reveals that the strange figures are in fact mannequins styled in bizarre positions