Roxie Archer: Ben Raftery "took to Facebook to construct alibi after beating partner"s 23-month old daughter to death"

'My little princess banged her head at McDonald's': Boyfriend 'took to Facebook to construct alibi after beating partner's 23-month old daughter to death' Sarah Archer, 21, left her boyfriend to look after her child while she went to New York to celebrate her birthdayBut Roxie suffered a serious brain injury just hours after she leftBen Raftery is accused of attacking the child who died hours later He wrote on Facebook that his 'princess' had banged her head in McDonaldsProsecution say this was a lie and an attempt to cover up for his attack Roxie did not want to play with him, the court heard. On one occasion it was said he stormed out of the house when she would not say goodbye to him as he left for a trip to Amsterdam

"Jon Venables groomed me online": Single mother spent a year exchanging flirty messages with James Bulger killer without knowing his…

'Venables tried to groom me': Single mother's unknowing flirt with Bulger killer until he scared her off with graphic image Sarah Finn spent a year chatting to Bulger killer not knowing his identity Single mother-of-one describes him as 'charming, kind and easy to talk to'Venables tried to convince her to meet and she nearly let him see her sonMs Finn ended online relationship after he sent a picture of his penis By Sara Malm PUBLISHED: 00:32 GMT, 3 March 2013 | UPDATED: 02:32 GMT, 3 March 2013 Child murderer Jon Venables spent nearly a year trying to seduce a mother-of-one, she has revealed. Sarah Finn, 36, unknowingly exchanged flirty online messages and texts with James Bugler’s killer before his 2010 conviction.

Boy, 2, rushed to hospital with serious burns after drinking caustic soda from bottle he grabbed from shop shelf while mother wasn"t looking

Boy, 2, rushed to hospital with serious burns after drinking caustic soda from bottle he grabbed from shop shelf while mother wasn't lookingToddler is in a serious but stable condition in Manchester Children's HospitalA joint investigation has been launched by the police and trading standardsThe boy had been in a Moss Side cash and carry when he drank the chemical By Alex Gore PUBLISHED: 13:48 GMT, 17 January 2013 | UPDATED: 15:04 GMT, 17 January 2013 A young boy has been admitted to hospital with burns to his throat and stomach after he drank caustic soda while in a shop. Police were called shortly before 7.35pm on Monday by staff at the Manchester Children's Hospital after the two-year-old boy was admitted. The toddler was shopping with his mother when they went into the Safa cash and carry shop in Claremont Road in the Moss Side area of Manchester, on Sunday, a police spokesman said.

New Year"s Honours List: Anger of Paralympians at lesser awards

Honours list is biased against us, Paralympic stars argue after they got lesser awards than Olympians Paralympian Lee Pearson OBE not knighted despite winning more golds than Sir Bradley Wiggins and Sir Ben Ainslie put togetherDavid Weir: 'Sarah Storey should have been awarded knighthood years ago' | UPDATED: 07:48 GMT, 31 December 2012 Paralympians and politicians have accused the honours system of favouring able-bodied athletes over their disabled teammates. Equestrian star Lee Pearson has led criticism, saying he was ‘disappointed’ not to be getting a knighthood after winning his tenth Paralympic gold medal this summer.

Time to call for the hedge trimmer: Villagers give overgrown phone box haircut after ivy blocked the door

We were forced to excavate our phone box! Villagers give overgrown ivy a severe haircut after they couldn't open the doorTelephone box covered in ivy and has been used three times in the last yearMore than 46million people in the UK (92 per cent) now have a mobile phone By Sarah Johnson PUBLISHED: 21:16 GMT, 3 December 2012 | UPDATED: 07:38 GMT, 4 December 2012 It is almost completely hidden from sight and looks like it hasn't been used in years.