British internet troll Reece Elliott admits Facebook threats to kill 200 US citizens in Warren County, Tennessee

Pictured: British internet troll who admits threatening to kill 200 US citizens in Facebook posts which led to thousands of children staying off school Reece Elliott, 24, admitted threatening to kill and sending grossly offensive messages at Newcastle Crown Court todayHe left abusive posts under a pen-name on a Facebook tribute site for teenager who died in car crashThousands of American children kept off school in Tennessee after threats were posted : 'I'm glad the fat bitch is dead. Let's drink to drink driving. No-one gives a s*** that she's dead, get over it.

Guilty! Mick and Mairead Philpott convicted of killing their six children in house fire in botched plan to frame his former mistress

'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.

Ten "potentially dangerous" terror suspects including pair linked to liquid bomb plot "will be free by the end of the year"

Ten 'potentially dangerous' terror suspects including pair linked to liquid bomb plot 'will be free by the end of the year' Terrorism suspects used to held under renewable control ordersNow orders known as Tpims have a two-year maximumThe new orders can be extended only if there is fresh evidence Ten potentially dangerous individuals will be free from next year . Labelled control orders ‘Light’ they were in some critical aspects weaker than the orders they replaced. As well as being time limited, they could not be used to remove individuals from their homes and send them to different parts of the country

Mick Philpott "did not bathe for 12 WEEKS before fatal fire and wore the same boxer shorts every day"

House blaze suspect Mick Philpott 'did not bathe for 12 WEEKS before fatal fire and wore the same boxer shorts every day'Mick Philpott alleged to have started the blaze with two othersReveals his children called him 'tramp' because he didn't bathe for 12 weeks 'I just used to put water on my head and face and that's it,' he saidHe is accused of manslaughter with wife Mairead and friend Paul Mosley They bought cannabis and had sordid threesome on night of fatal fire Philpott accused of treating Mairead 'like a slave' while taking another loverAdmits he would go to girlfriend Lisa Willis's house for sex and to 'decorate' Court heard his wife had an abortion after falling pregnant while doggingHer QC accuses him of 'blackening' her name with tales of sex and drugs . 'But she's not sticking to the story, is she Mairead has broken ranks with you

Fugitive "Fast" Eddie Maher finally admits stealing 1.2million from a security van after 19 years on the run

Securicor driver 'Fast' Eddie Maher finally admits stealing 1.2m from his van in Suffolk and going on the run for 19 yearsMaher, 57, made off with Securicor van outside bank in Felixstowe in 1993Loaded 30 sacks of cash into a getaway vehicle before flying to America Lived in U.S.

Simon Morris who appeared alongside Michael Caine pretended to suffer from sexsomnia after raping a teenage girl in "feeble excuse"

Actor, 42, who appeared alongside Michael Caine is jailed after pretending to suffer from sexsomnia in 'feeble excuse' following rape of a teenage girl Simon Morris, 42, targeted the 15-year-old girl at a house partyHe sneaked into the room where she was asleep and raped her Told Cardiff Crown Court he had no memory of having sex with the girl He said he suffers from the medical condition sexsomnia But judge said Morris told 'an endless number of glib lies' during the trial Morris appeared in film alongside Michael Caine and had role in Hollyoaks /12/13/article-2247660-167F94F4000005DC-460_306x423.jpg” width=”306″ height=”423″ alt=”Actor Simon Morris, 42, pictured, pretended he suffered from sexsomnia after raping a 15-year-old girl at a house party ” class=”blkBorder” /> Actor Simon Morris, 42, pictured, pretended he suffered from sexsomnia after raping a 15-year-old girl at a house party An actor who pretended to suffer from sexsomnia after he raped a 15-year-old girl has been jailed for eight years today.

Horsemeat scandal: Selling horses for food would help end this cruelty," says Abigail Butcher

'I'm going to say the unthinkable: Selling horses for food would help end this cruelty,' says ex-editor of Horse and HoundsAbigail Butcher believes horsemeat trade could end welfare issuesLast year more than 700 horses reported as abandonedHorses can be bought for 5 at auction and sold as meat By Abigail Butcher PUBLISHED: 01:16 GMT, 17 February 2013 | UPDATED: 13:00 GMT, 17 February 2013 We might be appalled at having unknowingly eaten horse, but as a horse lover, I believe we need a horsemeat trade in Britain. If used properly, it could solve some of our desperate horse welfare problems. I worked as head of news for Horse & Hound, the UK’s equestrian bible, for six years

Inside the seafront sweetshop where filthy saucepans were left on cooker caked with food and rubbish piled high

Inside the seafront sweetshop where filthy saucepans were left on cooker caked with food and rubbish piled highPictures show filthy conditions in the kitchen of sweet shop Love to Fudge Owner Lucy Gillian Kappes pleaded to three hygiene offencesShe was fined 1,050 at Scarborough Magistrates CourtThe seafront shop remains open for business By Steve Nolan PUBLISHED: 14:03 GMT, 7 February 2013 | UPDATED: 15:56 GMT, 7 February 2013 A seaside sweetshop owner has been fined after her premises were found covered in old food that had cemented itself onto cookers and work surfaces – but the shop remains open for business. Health inspectors found that the food preparation area in the Love to Fudge shop in Scarborough, North Yorkshire, breached several food hygiene laws. Pictures taken when the shop was visited show saucepans on top of a cooker that has food burned onto it and what is believed to be fudge or caramel pouring over the side of work surfaces.

Middle class tax crackdown as prosecutors vow to take FIVE times more evaders to court

Middle class tax crackdown as prosecutors vow to take FIVE times more evaders to court Chief prosecutor Keir Starmer is aiming for a fivefold increase in tax evasion cases that go to court He will warn tax evasion is not a 'victimless crime' and costs every family 769-a-yearHM Revenue and Customs steps up investigations into global firmsLabour warns against taking eye of global firms costing Treasury billions By Becky Barrow PUBLISHED: 12:25 GMT, 21 January 2013 | UPDATED: 01:42 GMT, 22 January 2013 Middle earners who dodge tax will be targeted in a major crackdown by the Crown Prosecution Service. In a hard-hitting speech tonight, the Director of Public Prosecutions will condemn those who fail to pay their dues – from lawyers to plumbers.

Shopping addict Nicola Saxelby who stole 340,000 from her employers is jailed for two years

Shopping addict who stole 340,000 from her employers to fund sprees at LK Bennett and Joules jailed for two yearsNicola Saxelby duped employers into signing cheques made out to herSpending compulsion so bad that there were rooms full of unopened boxes By Andy Dolan PUBLISHED: 22:37 GMT, 14 January 2013 | UPDATED: 22:44 GMT, 14 January 2013 Shopaholic: Nicola Saxelby stole 340,000 from her employer to fund a shopping addiction and to buy her Siberian Husky, Troy A book-keeper stole up to 340,000 from her employers over six years to pay for shopping sprees. Nicola Saxelby duped brothers James and Paul Hawkins, who ran a farming business, into signing cheques made out to her and pocketed rent money from their tenants.