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Derby fire deaths: Philpotts and Mosley jailed

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  • April 4, 2013
A father convicted of killing six of his children in a fire at his Derby house has been jailed for life. Mick Philpott, 56, was told at Nottingham Crown Court he would serve a minimum of 15 years in prison. He was convicted of manslaughter along with...

Philpott: What judge told couple who killed their children

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  • April 4, 2013
A judge has sentenced Mick Philpott to life for killing six of his children in a fire at his Derby house. He was convicted of manslaughter along with his wife, Mairead, and friend Paul Mosley, who were told they would serve half of their 17-year sent...

Lakanal House fire victims' families seek compensation

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  • April 4, 2013
The families of the six people who died in the Lakanal House fire are taking legal action for compensation, BBC London has learned. The inquest into the deaths of six people during the fire in Camberwell, south London, in 2009, found failings by Sout...

Three people rescued from flat fire in Paisley

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  • April 4, 2013
Three people have been rescued by firefighters after a blaze broke out at a block of flats in Renfrewshire. Crews were called to the four-storey tenement block in Lang Street, Paisley, just after midnight. Firefighters used a ladder to rescue two men...

Unoccupied skyscraper in Chechnya engulfed in flames

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  • April 4, 2013
One of the tallest buildings in the Chechen capital Grozny caught fire on Wednesday, 3 April. Officials suspect an electrical fault in the unoccupied building caused the fire, but investigations are still under way. Authorities say no-one was caught ...

Man, aged 52, dies after chip pan fire in Liverpool

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  • April 4, 2013
A 52-year-old man has died following a suspected chip pan fire at his home in Liverpool. The alarm was raised by a woman who entered the house in Winifred Road, Fazakerley, at 08:13 BST. Firefighters found the man's body at the scene. Paramedics trea...

Fire closes A38 at Stokes Croft in Bristol

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  • April 4, 2013
A fire at a building believed to be used by homeless people has led to the closure of a major road in the centre of Bristol. Fire crews were called to the A38 at Stokes Croft, close to the St James Barton roundabout, at around 03:00 BST. The three-st...

Derby fire deaths: How police uncovered Mick Philpott's lies

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  • April 4, 2013
On Friday 11 May 2012, Derby woke up to the news there had been a fire at a house in the Allenton area. Within hours, the five children who lived at the home were dead, while a sixth was critically ill in hospital. By the end of the month the childre...

Carlton Village house fire leaves two dead

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  • April 4, 2013
Two people have died in a house fire on Teesside, fire crews have confirmed. The blaze in Thorpe Road, Carlton Village, near Stockton, broke out just after 05:00 BST, Cleveland Fire Brigade said. A spokeswoman said five fire engines were called to th...

Woman dies in west Belfast house blaze

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  • April 4, 2013
A woman in her 40s has died in a fire at a house in west Belfast. She was found in an attic bedroom of the property at Lenadoon Avenue, shortly after midnight. It is understood the woman's sons and neighbours tried to get into the house but were beat...

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