"It"s like losing a child": Owner of cocker spaniel stolen by callous gang tell of heartbreak at theft

'It's like losing a child': Owner of cocker spaniel stolen by callous gang tell of heartbreak at theft Melanie Parker is heartbroken after six-year-old Jarvis was takenThieves used bolt cutters to open his kennel in Miss Parker's gardenHe was one of three cocker spaniels stolen in 24 hours by gang By Inderdeep Bains PUBLISHED: 22:33 GMT, 1 January 2013 | UPDATED: 18:07 GMT, 2 January 2013 The owner of a cocker spaniel that was stolen by a gang of serial dognappers has said the theft was ‘like losing a child’. Six-year-old Jarvis was taken by thieves who broke into the Hampshire cottage of Melanie Parker. Speaking last night, the 36-year-old said: ‘I’m absolutely devastated that someone could do this

Malcolm Levesconte: Body of pub landlord who disappeared with 30,000 Christmas fund found in sea near Dover

Body of pub landlord who disappeared with his customers' 30,000 Christmas fund found in sea near Dover after 'jumping from a ferry'Malcolm Levesconte last seen on December 9 at Royal Oak pubSavings club cash vanished with himBody found on Christmas Eve now confirmed to be Mr Levesconte | UPDATED: 10:13 GMT, 1 January 2013 Dead: The body of Malcolm Levesconte, 59, was found in the sea near Dover A pub landlord who went missing with a 30,000 Christmas fund has been found dead in the sea near Dover. Malcolm Levesconte, 59, was last seen at the Royal Oak pub in Shrewton, Wiltshire, on December 9.

Living up to its name! Video of family crying after seeing Les Misrables becomes internet sensation

Living up to its name! Hysterical video shows parents sobbing after family trip to watch Les Misrables | UPDATED: 09:34 GMT, 1 January 2013 With a title like Les Misrables, it doesn't exactly promise to be a laugh-a-minute movie. And one family from New York has shown just how miserable the musical film is, as they sob loudly in a video taken after they left the cinema.

Heartbroken Native American mom and dad to bury their brood – FIVE children all under 10 – during single, tragic funeral this week following shocking…

Heartbroken Native American mom and dad to bury their brood – FIVE children all under 10 – during single, tragic funeral this week following shocking Mississippi car accident Incident occurred Saturday, shortly after midnight on County Rd. 107 Six die after SUV plunges into rain-swollen creek Mom and dad survive accident, only to face heartbreak of losing five kids Father, who drove Dodge Durango, remains hospitalized Alcohol testing results to be released same day as funeral 'This accident is not weather-related at all,' says sheriff Vehicle's nine occupants are Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians | UPDATED: 23:34 GMT, 30 December 2012 Unthinkable tragedy: Among the dead was Dianne Chickaway, 37, whose husband, Dale, survived the horrific crash that, in all, killed six people The heartbroken mother and father of the five Native Americans – all under 10 years old – killed in a Mississippi car accident Saturday will bury their brood during a single, tragic funeral this week

Parent"s grief for daughter Madeline Campion-Marsh, 4, who died from "heart attack"

Parent's grief for four-year-old daughter who died from 'heart attack' just a week after starring as an angel in her first nativityMadeline Campion-Marsh had no history of long-term illness Devastated family still do not know exactly what caused her death'Now she is a real angel in heaven', say her devastated parentsHer infant school head teacher described her as a 'lovely little girl' | UPDATED: 14:49 GMT, 27 December 2012 The parents of a four-year-old girl have spoken of their heartbreak after their beloved daughter died of a suspected heart attack – just a week after starring as an angel in her first school nativity play. Little Madeline Campion-Marsh, known as Maddie, passed away at her family home in Broomfield, Kent, on the afternoon of December 19. The primary school pupil had been off ill at home with her mother Rosalyn Campion, 47, and 17-year-old brother when she suffered the suspected heart attack

Rachel Johnson: Forget the sympathy and counselling. Just lock up my burglar!

Forget the sympathy and counselling. Just lock up my burglar! | UPDATED: 00:03 GMT, 23 December 2012 The last time I wrote about a crime in the family – after my younger son was relieved of his BlackBerry in London’s Holland Park in broad daylight – a certain local politician complained of me putting it about that the capital’s streets were in the grip of a ‘middle-class mugging epidemic’ ahead of an important election.

Family"s heartbreak after losing second son to suicide in less than nine months: Jonathan Watson found dead in family home in Stanmore, Herts

Family's heartbreak after losing second son to suicide in less than nine monthsJonathan Watson, 28, committed suicide at family home in StanmoreHis brother Matthew killed himself in March after splitting with girlfriendMother Caryn said the family was in 'complete shock'Said Jonny was schizophrenic and had 'struggled' since brother's death | UPDATED: 20:39 GMT, 14 December 2012 A family has been left devastated after losing a second son to suicide in less than nine months. Jonathan Watson, 28, known to friends as Jonny, was found dead at his home in the village of Stanmore, Hampshire, earlier this week. His older brother Matthew, 29, also committed suicide in March after splitting with his girlfriend.

Last words of lollipop man Raymond Elsmore, 82, killed by driver: "I"ll see you at the hospital"

Child's heartbreaking tribute to lollipop man, 82, killed by driver on the road he had patrolled for 13 years Raymond Elsmore had been working outside Queen's Inclosure primary school in Waterlooville, Hampshire Family say they have been left 'devastated' by his death Tributes flood in for 'best lollipop man ever' | UPDATED: 18:52 GMT, 6 December 2012 An elderly lollipop man has been knocked down and killed by a car outside the primary school where he had worked for more than 13 years. Raymond Elsmore, 82, had been on his usual patrol near to Queen's Inclosure Primary School in Waterlooville, Hampshire, when the tragedy happened yesterday