Derbyshire Constabulary have charged a 31-year-old man with four counts of murder following a suspected mass murder in Killamarsh, near Sheffield, England, last Sunday. Investigations remain ongoing.
Police officers have discovered the remains of three children and one adult inside a residential property in Killamarsh, near Sheffield, England, after being called out to reports of a disturbance. A 31-year-old man has been arrested and a murder inquiry has been launched.
The Cathedral Church of St Peter and St Paul in Sheffield, England, suffers damage due to a fire. There were no injuries. A 40-year-old woman has been arrested and charged with arson, burglary and assault of an emergency worker.
Following criticism by the US government, the government of Sindh prevents the release of Ahmed Omar Saeed Sheikh and three other men. Yesterday, the Sindh High Court overturned their convictions for the murder of Daniel Pearl. The Pakistani Foreign Minister says the "[release] order shall be challenged at a higher forum".
A man is sentenced to death for murdering a doctor in Beijing on New Year's Eve. The murder was the latest in a string of attacks on medical staff in China by angry relatives blaming them for the lack of medical resources and services.
During a police raid, six children are found unconscious inside a residential property in the Shiregreen suburb of Sheffield, England. The eldest two children, aged 13 and 14, subsequently died at Sheffield Children's Hospital; the other four children remain hospitalised.
Heavy rainfall from Bronagh results in severe flash floods across northern England. Sheffield is the worst affected city, with dozens of vehicles becoming stranded in rising floodwaters during the evening rush hour.