Dominic Francis: Mastermind behind plans to disrupt Thatcher funeral is Oxford student whose parents live in 700,000 house in Tunbridge Wells

Mastermind behind plans to disrupt Thatcher funeral is Oxford student whose parents live in 700,000 house in Tunbridge Wells 25-year-old Dominic Francis studies at Oxford's Rushkin CollegeFanatics plan to 'celebrate' Iron Lady's death in Central London todayIf people do break the law they will be properly dealt with,' Mayor said By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 13:08 GMT, 12 April 2013 | UPDATED: 02:31 GMT, 13 April 2013 Dominic Francis has organised a demonstration on the Baroness Thatcher funeral route Protesters plan to disrupt Baroness Thatcher’s funeral by turning their backs on the funeral cortege as it passes. Thousands of people are supporting the plot as the eyes of millions of people turn on St Paul’s Cathedral next Wednesday. The architect of the protest is Dominic Francis, 25, whose parents live in a 700,000 home in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

Tony McLernon: Final moments of pregnant woman kicked to her death by ex-boyfriend who also killed his unborn baby

Lured to her death by text: Final moments of pregnant woman kicked to death by ex-boyfriend who also killed his unborn baby Tony McLernon, 24, killed Eystna Blunnie, 20, in Harlow, Essex, last yearLured her to address with text message saying 'I've got a surprise for you'Savage beating in the street killed Miss Blunnie and their unborn childTried to blame attack on two men saying he had been unable to help herJury at Chelmsford Crown Court took just two hours to find him guiltyCCTV footage shows Miss Blunnie en route to meet her killer our family was shattered by the death of a loving daughter, Eystna, and her unborn child, Rose. 'The worst part was to find out that their deaths were such a brutal murder

Head teacher and five staff suspended for locking a knife wielding nine-year-old pupil in a cupboard after HIS parents complain to police

Head teacher and five staff suspended for locking a knife-wielding nine-year-old pupil in the 'naughty cupboard'Child carried blade taken from the kitchen at Revoe Primary in BlackpoolHe was disarmed and put in a lockable 'naughty cupboard' to calm downStaff suspended and police investigating false imprisonment By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 12:51 GMT, 26 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:59 GMT, 26 February 2013 Fury has erupted at a primary school because its headteacher and five others have been suspended after they disarmed a knife-wielding child and shut him in a 'naughty cupboard'. Teachers placed the nine-year-old in a lockable room after he terrorised staff and fellow pupils with a blade he took from the kitchen at Revoe Primary School in Blackpool.

Duchess of Cambridge"s sister Pippa Middleton lands recipe column in Waitrose magazine

Pippa gets a job at Waitrose! Duchess of Cambridge's sister lands job writing recipe column in magazineHer food column Pippa's Friday Night Feasts will start in April issueComes despite her book Celebrate being a pre-Christmas flop By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 14:07 GMT, 25 February 2013 | UPDATED: 16:07 GMT, 25 February 2013 Her first book may not have been the success she or the publisher that paid her an 400,000 advance expected, but despite the hiccup the work keeps rolling in for Pippa Middleton.

BREAKING NEWS: Good Life star Richard Briers dies at the age of 79

BREAKING NEWS: Good Life star Richard Briers dies at the age of 79 By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 12:34 GMT, 18 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:37 GMT, 18 February 2013 Good life star Richard Briers has died at the age 79. His agent revealed the bad news today after the veteran actor's long battle with lung disease. Briers, who also starred in shows such as Ever Decreasing Circles and Monarch Of The Glen, recently said years of smoking had been to blame for his emphysema.

Labour has biggest lead over Tories for a decade as women turn on David Cameron

Labour surges 12 points ahead in polls to biggest lead over the Tories in a decade as women voters desert David Cameron ICM/Guardian: Labour 41%, Conservatives, 29%, Lib Dems 13%, UKIP 9%Female voters deserting Tories for Labour – 26% more would vote for themIn/out referendum promise has not stopped UKIP gaining votesLabour lead despite lack of faith in Ed Miliband as leaderOnly 18% asked thought him 'good in a crisis' – half PM's rating By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 11:44 GMT, 12 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:04 GMT, 12 February 2013 Labour has surged to its biggest lead over the Tories in the polls for a decade as female voters continue to desert the Prime Minister. If a General Election was held today Ed Miliband's party would probably secure 41 per cent of the vote while David Cameron's Conservatives would get 29 per cent – down four per cent in a month

Man City footballer Courtney Meppen-Walter facing jail for killing brother and sister in Mercedes crash

Man City youth footballer facing jail for killing a brother and sister after crashing his Mercedes into their car while speeding at nearly 60mph through a 30mph limitCourtney Meppen-Walter, 18, smashed into a car pulling out of a side roadKulwant Singh, 32, and his sister Ravel Kaur, 37, died in crashHer two sons Amjid and Parveen left in a serious condition but survivedFootballer faces up to 5 years in prison after admitting 2 driving charges By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 14:42 GMT, 7 February 2013 | UPDATED: 20:56 GMT, 7 February 2013 Court: Man City young player Courtney Meppen-Walter arrives at Magistrates Court in Manchester to admit charges of reckless and dangerous driving which caused the deaths of Kulwant and Ravel Kaur Singh A Manchester City footballer is facing up to five years in jail today for killing a brother and sister in a road crash while driving his Mercedes at almost 60mph in a 30mph zone. Courtney Meppen-Walter, 18, was arrested last September after his silver Elegance CDI car was travelling nearly twice the speed limit when it ploughed into a red Nissan Micra pulling out of a side street. The impact in Cheetham Hill, Manchester claimed the lives of Kulwant Singh, 32, who was driving the Micra and 37-year old sister Ravel Kaur who was a front seat passenger.

Ex-wife of disgraced MP Chris Huhne arrives at court to stand trial over claims she took his speeding points

Ex-wife of disgraced MP Chris Huhne arrives at court to stand trial over claims she took his speeding points Chris Huhne faces jail over scandal that has left his career in tatters His ex-wife Vicky Pryce denies charge based on 'marital coercion'Huhne's car was caught speeding on M11 near Stansted in March 2003 By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 10:24 GMT, 5 February 2013 | UPDATED: 11:07 GMT, 5 February 2013 Trial: Vicky Pryce, ex-wife of Chris Huhne, arrives at Southwark Crown court today where she is accused perverting the course of justice by taking Huhne's speeding points Chris Huhne's ex-wife Vicky Pryce has arrived at court to stand trial today over claims she took his speeding points. The former Cabinet minister is facing jail after he dramatically admitted lying about who was driving his car when it was clocked over the limit near Stansted Airport in March 2003.

BREAKING NEWS: Eight dead and 38 injured in horror bus crash close to Los Angeles

BREAKING NEWS: Eight dead and 38 injured in horror bus crash close to Los AngelesSmash happened on State Route 38 near Forest Falls, 80 miles east of LABus driver reported brake problems as he came down mountain roadVehicle carrying tourists hit sedan before smashing into pick-up truckPassengers were returning from a day of skiiing at popular Big Bear resort By Martin Robinson PUBLISHED: 07:02 GMT, 4 February 2013 | UPDATED: 08:25 GMT, 4 February 2013 At least eight people are dead and 38 more injured after a tour bus collided with two other vehicles in the mountains of Southern California. The horrific crash happened near the town of Forest Falls, 80 miles east of Los Angeles, and also involved a pick-up truck pulling a trailer and a sedan car

Gary Lineker to sign new Match of the Day deal – but BBC ask him to take a 500,000 pay cut

Gary Lineker to sign new Match of the Day deal – but BBC force him to take a 500,000 pay cutHe will present football on Beeb until after 2014 World Cup in BrazilFormer England star's 2m-a-year deal is up this summer Most Match of the Day pundits have also had to swallow salary cuts By Martin Robinson and Charles Sale PUBLISHED: 10:11 GMT, 24 January 2013 | UPDATED: 13:03 GMT, 24 January 2013 Gary Lineker is poised to sign a new contract with the BBC to continue as the host of Match of the Day – but the presenter will take an estimated 500,000 pay cut in the process.