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Op-Ed: Mairead Philpott — A woman with NO appeal

London - Early last month, Mairead Philpott was given a seventeen year sentence for her role in the fire that killed her six offspring. Now, her lawyers say this is too long.

Op-Ed: Demolishing the houses of horror

Derby - The authorities have decided to demolish the house Mick Philpott and his wife set afire and which resulted in the deaths of six young siblings. This is not the first time this sort of thing has happened.

Op-Ed: Chancellor attempts to exploit Derby fire tragedy

In the wake of the sentencing of Mick Philpott for causing the Derby fire, Chancellor George Osborne said "we" need to start a debate about "welfare" lifestyles. If that is true, there are a few other lifestyles that we need to debate even more urgently.

Brit Mick Philpott sentenced to life for killing 6 of his 17 kids

Derby - Mick Philpott, was sentenced to life in jail today at Nottingham Crown Court for killing six of his children in a house fire in Derby, England. Philpott will serve a minimum of 15 years in prison.

‘Good mother’ killed her six children

Nottingham - The parents whose criminal stupidity led to the deaths of five young boys and a girl, all sibilings, have been sentenced at Notthingham Crown Court.

Review: ‘The Derby Fire — Secrets and Lies’ Special

Derby - In May last year, six siblings were killed by a fire at their Derby home. Yesterday, their parents were convicted of their manslaughter.

Op-Ed: Abominable crimes round up, Europe

A round up of some of the most notorious and terrible crimes currently in the news, mostly in the UK, from a house fire in England to mass murder in Norway.

Parents of 6 children killed in house fire called 'scum' in court

Derby - The parents of the six children who died in a house fire in Derby were branded as "scum" and "bastards" by people in the public gallery. Mick and Maired Philpott were charged on Wednesday after being taken into custody the night before.

Op-Ed: Despicable crimes round up, UK

A gang of serial abusers of underage girls; the murders of two babies; and an arson attack that kills five kids are among the stories that make Britain the crime capital of Europe.

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Derbyshire Assistant Chief Constable Steve Cotterill stares at a weeping Mick Philpott during the po...
Derbyshire Assistant Chief Constable Steve Cotterill stares at a weeping Mick Philpott during the post-fire press conference. Is that the way a man looks at a grieving father, or the way a policeman sizes up a guilty villain?

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