Mairead put Mick 'above children'

The Judge told Mairead Philpott: "You put Michael Philpott above your children and as a result they have died."

She was sentenced to 17 years in prison and will be required to serve half before being released on licence.


Lanterns for Philpott children

Lanterns were lit in Derby on Sunday in remembrance of the six Philpott children who were killed in a house fire started by their father. The house is be demolished, councillors have announced yesterday.