Man charged over fire deaths of six children

A 45-year old man has been remanded in custody after appearing in court charged with murdering six siblings who died after a fire ripped through their home as they slept.

Paul Barry Mosley appeared at Derby Magistrates' Court charged with the murders of Jade Philpott, 10, and her brothers John, nine, Jack, eight, Jesse, six, Jayden, five, and 13-year-old Duwayne.

Mosley, of Cecil Street, Derby,will appear at Nottingham Crown Court on Thursday.

He will appear alongside the children's parents Mick and Mairead Philpott, who have also been charged with the murders.