Mick Philpott looked down at the floor, wiping tears from his eyes, as the judge passed sentence.
Mairead Philpott wept as she was jailed.
Paul Mosley showed no reaction, sitting motionless and looking over at the public gallery.
There were shouts of "down Mick, down you b******" from the public gallery. He smiled and stuck his finger up at them.
Mick Philpott stuck two fingers up in court as the Judge told him he was a "disturbingly dangerous man" and would be sent to jail for life.
Speaking exclusively to ITV News, Dawn Bestwick said jail wasn't good enough for MIck Philpott and that "as a coward" he "deserved to die".
The judge has delayed her sentencing to "reflect further" on the trial Mick and Mairead Philpott and friend Paul Mosley.