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Philpott house cleared

The former Philpott family home on Victory Road in Derby is being cleared, ahead of it being demolished. Its former tenants, Mick and Mairead Philpott, were jailed for the manslaughter of their six children in a fire there, last year.

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Father accused of killing his six children has told a court there was 'no plan to rescue them and be a hero'

A father accused of killing his six children in a house fire has told a court there was no plan to rescue them and be a hero.

Mick Philpott, along with his wife Mairead and their friend Paul Mosley, are charged with manslaughter after a blaze swept through the Philpott's family home in Derby last May.

Our correspondent Phil Brewster has the latest from Nottingham Crown Court.

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