Revealed: How Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza "passed over" a classroom full of children – because he though it was empty

Revealed: How Sandy Hook shooter Adam Lanza 'passed over' a classroom full of children – because he though it was empty Investigation into the shooting has revealed that Lanza ignored a classroom full of children because he thought the room was emptyConnecticut State Police sources reveal the horrifying and chilling sequence of events of December 14thLanza killed 26 people at Sandy Hook – including 20 children in 1st grade Adam Lanza, 20, had clippings and information on every recent mass murder committed inside and outside the United States prior to the massacre he executed at the Connecticut elementary school after Adam Lanza opened fire killing 20 1st graders” class=”blkBorder” /> Connecticut State Police lead a line of children from the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012 after Adam Lanza opened fire killing 20 1st graders The school had recently performed a practice lockdown drill and the black construction paper that had been put up on the door had been left there – leading Lanza to think the classroom was empty. Roig and her class, sat in petrified silence while they heard Lanza continue past their door

Victory for the small man: Pub regulars celebrate after fighting off plans for Tesco Express store on site of their local

We'll drink to that! Pub regulars celebrate fighting off plans for Tesco Express store on site of their localThe retail giant planned a new Tesco Express store on the site of the Victoria and Albert pub in Seaton Delaval, NorthumberlandBut planners and villagers waged a bitter battle against the grocery chain's plans to extend and convert the pubThere have been with more than 200 conversions of pubs to supermarket chains in Britain since 2010 By Amanda Williams PUBLISHED: 00:55 GMT, 22 February 2013 | UPDATED: 03:19 GMT, 22 February 2013 Pub regulars have celebrated saving their beloved local from being turned into a Tesco after a 16 month campaign. The retail giant planned a new Tesco Express store on the site of the Victoria and Albert pub in Seaton Delaval, Northumberland. But the scheme was rebuffed by planners and villagers, who waged a bitter battle against the grocery chain's plans to extend and convert the pub.

Burn Closes Crescent: Man, 25, dies from stab wounds after being knifed during fight at house party

Man, 25, dies from stab wounds after being knifed during fight at house partyPolice called to Burn Closes Crescent in Wallsend, North Tyneside Found victim in street with stab wound just before 2am this morningThree men and four women arrested in connection with the murder By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 10:44 GMT, 16 February 2013 | UPDATED: 14:01 GMT, 16 February 2013 A 25-year-old man has been stabbed to death after a fight broke out at a house party. Police and paramedics were called to Burn Closes Crescent in Wallsend, North Tyneside, shortly before 2am where they found the victim in the street with a stab wound. He was treated at the scene but later died at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle.

Naomi Oni: Victoria"s Secret worker scarred for life when niqab-wearing attacker threw acid in her face

Victoria's Secret worker scarred for life when niqab-wearing attacker threw acid in her face as she walked home from shopNaomi Oni, 20, was almost blinded and will need years of skin graftsShe was heading back to her flat from the bus stop when she was injuredHad been talking to her boyfriend on the phone after a late shiftSays the apparently random attack has 'destroyed' her lifeThe shop assistant no longer wants to go out in publicShe was inspired to share her story by acid-attack victim Katie Piper By Chris Brooke PUBLISHED: 14:17 GMT, 1 February 2013 | UPDATED: 12:35 GMT, 2 February 2013 A young woman suffered horrific facial burns after a woman wearing a Muslim veil threw acid in her face. Naomi Oni, 20, was walking home after finishing work at lingerie shop Victoria’s Secret when the woman, wearing a niqab – which reveals only the eyes – appeared and launched the apparently random attack

How to turn a pony into a show- jumper… combine the Shetlands two favourite exports

How to turn a pony into a show-JUMPER. . . miniature horses combine Shetlands' favourite exportsThe Shetland pony and the Fair Isle jumper are beloved across the worldNow the two have been combined to promote the Year of Natural Scotland By Victoria Allen PUBLISHED: 00:55 GMT, 22 January 2013 | UPDATED: 08:04 GMT, 22 January 2013 They are the two things Shetland is most famous for – so it’s perhaps surprising no one had the idea before

2CB: Three men arrested and one man critically ill after students hospitalised following internet drug overdose

Three men arrested and one man critically ill after students hospitalised following internet drug overdose Police raid house at 3am following apparent party in Jesmond, Newcastle Five discharged from hospital but sixth remains critical Students believed to have taken 2CB, which is similar to ecstasy By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 16:13 GMT, 12 January 2013 | UPDATED: 17:01 GMT, 12 January 2013 Three men have been arrested after a group of students fell ill after taking an illegal hallucinogenic drug they bought on the internet. One of the six men – all aged between 19 and 22 – remains in a critical condition following the incident at a terraced house in Jesmond a suburb of Newcastle.

Australia Wildfires: Flames destroy dozens of homes as thousands flee

Wildfires destroy dozens of homes in Australia as crews battle flames in 42C heat Around 80 buildings destroyed on island state of TasmaniaSchool, police station and bakery burnt down in carnageHigh winds and scorching temperatures mean more fires likely By Steve Robson PUBLISHED: 19:40 GMT, 5 January 2013 | UPDATED: 16:43 GMT, 6 January 2013 More than 40 fires are still raging on the island of Tasmania, as a result of the fiercest heatwave to hit Australia in more than a decade. Emergency services spent much of today searching burned-out vehicles and homes in the towns worst hit by the wildfires, which began on Thursday and have been fanned by strong winds

Photograph taken by future King Edward VII in 1862 to prove Bethlehem existed to be displayed for the first time as part of Royal Collection…

From Bethlehem to the Garden of Gethsemane, the biblical locations photographed in 1862 to prove to the English they really did exist | UPDATED: 17:41 GMT, 17 December 2012 A photograph taken during a royal visit to Bethlehem to prove the biblical city's existence will be going on display among photographs and diary extracts from a royal tour 150 years ago. Queen Victoria's eldest son King Edward VII, then Prince of Wales, was sent on an educational trip to the Middle East in 1862, accompanied by Francis Bedford – the first photographer on a royal tour

Peter Ndlovu critically ill after car accident which killed his older brother and a female passenger

Former Premier League star Peter Ndlovu in hospital after car accident which killed his older brother and a female passenger | UPDATED: 08:14 GMT, 17 December 2012 Former Coventry City footballer Peter Ndlovu is out of danger after surviving after a horror car crash which claimed the life of his brother. Ndlovu, who also played for Birmingham, Sheffield United and Huddersfield during a 13-year career in England, was en route to play a friendly match for the Highlanders Legends team against Victoria Falls when the car he was travelling in, a BMW X5, struck a tree near Victoria Falls after a tyre burst. His elder brother, Adam, also a former footballer who played for Zimbabwe, died in the incident near Victoria Falls, along with a female passenger.

She threw herself in front of the gunman to save her students: Astonishing story of the brave teacher who died protecting children from "deeply…

She threw herself in front of the gunman to save her students: Astonishing story of the brave teacher who died protecting children from 'deeply disturbed' killerVictoria Soto, 27, sacrificed herself to save her first grade students by throwing her body in front of gunman Adam Lanza She was a highly regarded member of staff, popular with students and known for chewing gum in class Principal Dawn Hochsprung and school psychologist Mary Sherlach were also killed execution-style after confronting LanzaA fourth teacher has been named as Lauren Rousseau, 30 | UPDATED: 22:06 GMT, 15 December 2012 A young teacher displayed astonishing bravery and sacrificed her life saving as many children in her first grade class as she could after she came face-to-face with gunman Adam Lanza. Victoria Soto, 27, had worked at Sandy Hook Elementary for five years.