Mairead and Mick Philpott. Court of Appeal judges sitting at Nottingham Crown Court today dismissed a renewed application by Ms Philpott to challenge her jail term. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A mother jailed for 17 years for killing her six children in a house fire in Derby, England, has today lost a second bid to challenge the length of he(...)

A file photograph of the house where Mick Philpott killed his six children by torching the property as they slept. Photograph: Simon Cooper/PA Wire

The house where Mick Philpott killed his six children by torching the property as they slept will be demolished, councillors have promised. (...)

Members of the public mob a  police van believed to be transporting Mick or Mairead Philpott from Nottingham Crown Court yesterday. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Mick Philpott stuck two fingers up today after being described by a judge as a “disturbingly dangerous man” as he was sentenced to life for kil(...)

Mick Philpott and wife Mairead speak to the media at Derby Conference Centre, Derby following a fire at their home which claimed the lives of six of his children. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

A couple who killed their six children in a house fire will have to wait until tomorrow to find out how long they will spend in prison after being (...)

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