41 years ago he went missing and he hasn't been seen since, but today Lord Lucan was officially declared dead by a High Court Judge.
The peer disappeared after the nanny to his three children was found murdered - Lord Lucan the chief suspect. A blood-soaked car was later discovered in Newhaven, Sussex. Since then some have speculated he killed himself, others say he was helped to escape.
Today's ruling means there's now a new Lord Lucan as Andy Dickenson explains. His report contains flash photography and includes interviews with Lord John Bingham and Sandra Rivett's son Neil Berriman.
Another legal challenge will be launched today at the High Court against Lydd Airport's expansion.
Campaigners are opposing the plans and say that it is too close to Dungeness power station.
It also comes two days after the RSPB started their separate legal challenge against the plans, as their nature reserve could be disrupted.
The airport is also said to be under one of the largest migratory bird routes in the South.
It was given permission last year for a new terminal building which would be capable of handling up to 500,000 people and an extended runway.
Coastal fishing fleets in the south-east - many of them facing financial crisis - were thrown a lifeline in an historic High Court ruling today.
Small-scale fishermen with boats under ten metres long are being handed some of the fishing quota currently held by the consortiums that control bigger vessels.
Meridian presenter Sangeeta Bhabra spoke to Jerry Percy from the fishermen's campaign group - the New Under Ten Fishermen's Assosiation. She began by asking him what the landmark ruling means for coastal fishing fleets in Kent and Sussex.
They lost their lives in the name of duty - killed instantly when a factory packed with fireworks exploded as they battled a fire inside.
Today the families of two firefighters killed at the Marlie Farm fireworks factory in Sussex six years ago began legal action in the High Court against the East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service. They claim it was negligent and exposed the men to unnecessary risk.
The court was told the deaths of Geoff Wicker and Brian Wembridge was a "catastrophe that could easily have been avoided". From the High Court, Malcolm Shaw sent this.
The families of two firefighters killed in a fireworks explosion in Sussex in 2006 are taking their claim for compensation to the High Court. Brian Wembridge and his colleague Geoff Wicker were killed in when a fireworks factory caught alight at Marlie Farm near Lewes.
The Portsmouth Supporters Trust (PST) say it's pleased after the latest court hearing regarding the future of the club. The club has been in administration since February last year, with millions owed to creditors and the tax man. The PST want to take over the running of the club.
PST chairman Ashley Brown said: 'As presented in court today our bid is fully funded and ready to go and we hope a date can be found in the near future to resolved this matter so the Trust can start the job of rebuilding the club.
'The Football League has also cleared up any confusion by making it clear for a third time that it will only consider a bid from PST."
The administrators of Portsmouth Football Club, PKF, have responded to the news from the High Court that the case to determine the future of the team will take place by 19 April at the latest.
The club has been in administration since February 2012. A collective of fans and supporters The Pompey Supporters' Trust are hoping to buy the club. The court case hinges on the ownership of the side's Fratton Park ground.
The court case to determine the future of Portsmouth FC will take place by April 19th at the latest. The announcement comes from the High Court.
GCSE students whose exams last summer were marked on a harsher scale than the papers sat by their counterparts a few months earlier, have reacted with disappointment - after the High Court rejected calls for the papers to be remarked.
Our Social Affairs correspondent Christine Alsford has been following the story. The interviewees in her report are: Jo Landles - Vice Principal, Totton College; Caroline Santer - a teacher at The King's School; and Paul Johnson, Headteacher at The King's School.