An 'agoraphobic' woman who travelled the world enjoying a "champagne lifestyle", while on benefits has been jailed.
Comedian Jason Manford has appealed for people to help teenager cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton to raise £2m.
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A neighbour has described three children who were found dead at a property in New Malden as "happy" and "lovely".
Joy Devis, 86 said news of the deaths was a "huge surprise and shock".
"Their children were super, lovely children. They were very happy, there was a very nice atmosphere there," the retired nurse said.
It has been reported that the three children suffered from life-limiting genetic conditions.
An elder child, thought to be around seven or eight years old, also living at the house, was in good health.
She said the parents, named locally as Tania and Gary Clarence, received help from a nanny and a maid.
Teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton posted on Twitter moments after learning he had raised £1 million for charity, thanking those who had donated to the "breathtaking" effort:
I have just saw the latest fundraising total http://t.co/uklmWvSmmO
The whole situation is just breathtaking in many ways!!
But seriously... Wow. Just wow. Thank you all so much :)
Teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton has succeeded in raising his charity target of £1 million after donations for the 19-year-old flooded in this morning.
Donations to Stephen's chosen charity, the Teenage Cancer Trust, passed £750,000 overnight after he posted a message on his Facebook page revealing that his condition had deteriorated.
The next quarter of a million pounds was raised in just a few hours this morning, while Stephen remained in hospital fighting for his life, and funds continue to pour in on his Just Giving page.
The teenager - who was diagnosed with bowel cancer aged 15 - initially wrote on his 'bucket list' last year that he aimed to raise £10,000 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.
The parents of three children found dead at a house in south London have been named locally as Tania and Gary Clarence.
A neighbour, who did not wish to be identified, said the father works in the City and the mother was a full-time carer for her children.
Flowers and soft toys have been left outside a property in New Malden where a four-year-old girl and two boys aged three were found dead on Tuesday night.
Ethel Winstanley who lives opposite said she was "shocked and saddened" by the news that three children had been found dead at the property.
Joy Devis, who lives a few doors away and knew the family, said she was devastated, describing them as a "lovely family".
Three children found dead at an address in New Malden have been confirmed as a four-year-old girl and two three-year-old boys.
All three were pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
Neighbours have suggested that the three children had been suffering from terminal genetic disorders.
The family, who are originally from South Africa, reportedly moved into the property a year ago.
A 42-year-old woman, who was taken to hospital for treatment to minor injuries, has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the discoveries.
A family who live at a property in south London where the bodies of three children were found this morning have been described as "really, really lovely people".
A 42-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after the bodies were discovered at 9.30pm last night.
The neighbour said the three younger children - four-year-old twin boys and an older girl - were suffering from genetic disorders which are believed to be life-limiting.
She also claimed the eldest child, thought to be around seven or eight years old, was in good health.
The father works in the city and the mother is a full-time carer for her children, the neighbour said.
Staffordshire teenager Stephen Sutton, who is close to raising a million pounds for the Teenage Cancer Trust, told ITV News Central in December that being diagnosed with bowel cancer aged 15 "made me realise I wanted to do something with my life".
The inspirational teenager dedicated his life to "spreading kindness" and inspiring others, as he explains in this interview about his involvement with the Fixers organisation.
Primark is to open stores in the United States for the first time as it looks to replicate the success behind a 26 percent jump in profits in the last six months.
The retail chain, which has 269 stores across Europe, expects its first US shop will begin trading in Boston, Massachusetts, towards the end of next year.
The US has been a notoriously tricky market for UK retailers to crack, with Tesco and Marks & Spencer among those to experience failure.
Primark's new store in Boston will be in the Burnham Building in the heart of the city.