The family of a soldier from Northamptonshire who has been awarded the Victoria Cross have been speaking about his bravery.
A man from Essex who’s been cleared of killing a tourist who drowned in Tenerife has told ITV News that he tried to save the man’s life.
The daughter-in-law of the Suffolk fugitive Eddie Maher has appeared on ITV's Daybreak explaining why she shopped him to the US authorities.
It has been a day of both pride and sadness for one family from Northamptonshire, as the true scale of their son's bravery on the battlefield was revealed.
23-year-old Lance Corporal James Ashworth from Corby has been posthumously awarded the Victoria Cross for showing 'extraordinary courage' in Afghanistan last year. It is only the tenth to be awarded since the Second World War.
His citation read: " Despite the ferocity of the insurgent's resistance, Ashworth refused to be beaten...."
His mother said it was typical of James's character to put himself in harm's way to protect his fellow soldiers.
ITV News Anglia's Malcolm Robertson reports.
A soldier from Northampton is to receive one of the rarest military honours after he died in an explosion in Afghanistan while protecting his comrades.
Lance Corporal James Ashworth from Corby was only 23 when he was killed on patrol with the 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards in Helmand Province last June. Now he will posthumously receive The Victoria Cross.
A soldier from Northamptonshire who died as he protected the lives of his comrades in Afghanistan is to be awarded the Victoria Cross.
Lance Corporal James Ashworth, 23, will receive the medal in recognition of his "extraordinary courage" while serving with the 1st Battalion The Grenadier Guards.
The Victoria Cross, the country's highest award for gallantry, has been awarded just 10 times to UK soldiers since the Second World War.
The posthumous award to L/Cpl Ashworth is just the second from the 12-year conflict in Afghanistan.
L/Cpl Ashworth, from Kettering, Northamptonshire, was killed in the Nahr-e-Siraj district on June 13 when his reconnaissance platoon became involved in a battle with the Taliban inside enemy-held compounds.
A man from Essex who's been cleared of drowning a fellow passenger on a booze cruise in Tenerife nearly 17-years-ago says he's now trying to rebuild his life.
Darren Sapstead, from South Woodham Ferrers, was accused of pushing Garry Walton from Ireland overboard in 1996.
In his first TV interview he says he actually tried to save Mr Walton's life. Click below to watch a report by ITV News Anglia's Serena Sandhu:
A man from Essex who's been cleared of drowning a fellow passenger on a booze cruise in Tenerife nearly 17 years ago has been telling ITV News Anglia about how it's affected his life.
Darren Sapstead, from South Woodham Ferrers, was accused of pushing Garry Walton from Ireland overboard. The case was originally treated as an accident but in 2005 Mr Sapstead was extradited to Spain.
Mr Sapstead was extradited in 2005 and spent 8 months in jail in Spain before returning home on bail. Last week he was acquitted by a jury.
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It was the security van theft that left police chasing a missing million pounds - and Eddie Maher a fugitive for almost 20 years.
Today justice finally caught up with "Fast Eddie" - as he began a five year jail term for taking the Securicor van from outside the Lloyds Bank in Felixstowe in 1993.
Maher, from South Woodham Ferrers in Essex, fled to America, changed his name and made a new life for himself and his family. But last February he was deported back to the UK.
Malcolm Robertson reports from Southwark Crown Court where Maher finally admitted stealing the money...
ITV News Anglia's Malcolm Robertson travels to the American Midwest on the trail of the man who evaded justice for almost 20 years. He speaks to the former daughter-in-law who shopped him to the police.