Mairead's sister refuses to comment on sentencing

Bernadette Duffy (L) leaves the court
Bernadette Duffy (L) leaves the court Credit: ITV News

Bernadette Duffy, Mairead Philpott's sister, left Nottingham Crown Court without comment following the sentencing.

Read: Mairead Philpott sentenced to 17 years in jail


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.