An inquest is due to open into the deaths of five friends who drowned during a day trip to Camber Sands in East Sussex last summer.Read the full story ›
A young woman who went missing from a mental health hospital before she was found dead in the boot of a car was doing everything she could to get herself out of the institution - that's what a coroner was told today.
The inquest heard that Janet Muller had puzzling discrepancies in her mental health records.
Andy Dickenson reports from Crawley Coroners Court.
An inquest is due to open into the death of a young man from Southampton who was found dead on a beach in Mallorca.
Jamie Todd who was 20 was on holiday with friends when he died.
The cause of death is still not known.
An inquest has heard how the air commander of a Lynx helicopter shouted 'pull up, pull up, pull up,' seconds before a crash in Afghanistan which killed four servicemen based at RAF Odiham in Hampshire.
Another British airman was also killed when the Lynx helicopter - came down on a training mission in April 2014. 30 miles from the Pakistan border.
The MoD says the crash - the worst involving a British helicopter in Afghanistan, was a "tragic accident".
From Oxford Coroner's Court, Mel Bloor sent this.
The inquest into the deaths of 11 people who died in the Shoreham air crash has been opened and adjourned.
11 people were killed when a Hawker Hunter jet crashed during a display at the Shoreham Airshow on Saturday 22 August.
They have been named as Maurice Rex Abrahams, Dylan Archer, Anthony David Brightwell, Matthew James Grimstone, Matthew Wesley Jones, James Graham Mallinson, Daniele Gaetano Polito, Mark Alexander Reeves, Jacob Henry Schilt, Richard Jonathan Smith and Mark James Trussler.
West Sussex Senior Coroner Penelope Schofield, sitting at County Hall North in Horsham, adjourned the inquest today to 22 March 2016 for a pre inquest review. This is pending the results of the investigation by Sussex Police and the Air Accidents Investigation Branch.
A one minute silence was held at the start of the proceedings in memory of those who were killed.
A fire which killed a 28-year-old woman in Basingstoke was most likely caused by a discarded cigarette.
Tamazin Van Der Walt died in March when the blaze ripped through her brother's house in Popley.
The number of people who smoke has halved in the last forty years. But 37% of fatal fires are still caused through smoking.
Kate Bunkall reports from the coroners court on another tragedy probably caused by a habit that is doubly dangerous.
The family of a Hampshire soldier who was killed when he was struck by a police car say their son has not received the full justice he deserves.
The inquest into the death of Joshua Brown heard the officer was driving too fast along the A31 at Hog's back near Guildford when he hit the 21 year old as he walked along the road.
Today the coroner recorded a verdict of death by road traffic accident. Emma Wilkinson was there:
The verdict into the death of a Wiltshire schoolboy who was killed by a polar bear in Norway is expected later this afternoon.
17-year-old Horatio Chappel was killed by the animal while he slept in his tent on the remote Svalbard islands in August 2011.
Video. The family of a boy killed by a polar bear on a school expedition are urging the coroner to find that the company that organised the trip was negligent and failed to protect their son.
Horatio Chapple, from Salisbury, was 17 when he died on an expedition to Svalbard in Norway in 2011. Others in the camp were also injured before the animal was shot dead by an expedition leader.
Richard Slee reports - on the final day of the inquest.
Final submissions have been heard at the inquest into the death of a teenager from Salisbury, who was killed by a polar bear on an expedition to Norway.
The coroner is expected to record his verdict next Friday.