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Jail on hold for nurse who encouraged man's suicide

William Melchert-Dinkel posed as a suicidal female nurse online Credit: ITV News Central

An American nurse found guilty of encouraging a man from Coventry to commit suicide over the internet has had his conviction reversed.

Mark Drybrough hanged himself in 2005 after chatting to William Melchert-Dinkel who pretended to be a female nurse.

Mark Drybrough from Coventry was found hanged in 2005 Credit: ITV News Central

His year long sentence is now on hold after a ruling by a Supreme Court judge.


Morrisons offers Midlanders online shop for first time

Morrisons is selling groceries online for the first time in the supermarket's history Credit: PA

Supermarket chain Morrisons has started selling groceries online to customers in parts of the Midlands for the first time in its history.

The groceries will be dispatched from a warehouse based in Dordon in North Warwickshire.

Yesterday, the firm announced a drop of nearly 6 per-cent in sales, which it said was partly due to its lack of online presence

Faster broadband could reach Herefordshire

Browsing the internet Credit: ITV News Central

People in Herefordshire will find out today if they are going to be the first to benefit from faster broadband.

It comes after the first communities to access fibre optic broadband will be announced later.

Around 10,000 homes and businesses will benefit once the multi million pound project is complete.


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Video: Hundreds without phones or internet could be waiting 'several more days'

Hundreds of residents in Lincolnshire, who've been without phone or internet access for a week, have been told it could be several more days before they're switched back on.

BT, who are replacing stolen underground cabling in the village of Eagle, say around 200 properties have reported faults since last Tuesday. Businesses say the situation has been a nightmare - leaving them without email, and unable to contact customers.