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999 house fire call released

The jury in the trial of three people accused of the manslaughter of six children in a Derby house fire has heard a secret recording of their parents Mick and Mairead Philpott in a police van. They all deny the charges.

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  1. Rupert Evelyn - ITV News Midlands correspondent

Mistress deleted secret Facebook messages to sister

Lisa Willis has said she asked her sister Amanda for help on Facebook because she wanted to get out of the relationship with Mick Philpott.

She deleted the exchanges as she went along so they wouldn't be found, although she told Nottingham Crown Court that Mick Philpott couldn't use a computer.

Ms Willis said her relationship with Amanda had ended when she moved into Mick Philpott's home on Victory Road because he wasn't happy with it and her sister didn't like him.

She said she didn't see Amanda for years before resuming contact on Facebook.

The trial has now stopped for lunch.

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