April Jones killer abandons sentence appeal

April Jones killer abandons sentence appeal

The man convicted of the murder of five-year-old April Jones has abandoned his application for permission to appeal against his whole-life tariff.

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Murderer's sentence appeal 'torture' for family of April Jones

Murderer's sentence appeal 'torture' for family of April Jones

The man who murdered April Jones has launched a legal bid to overturn a ruling that he must spend the rest of his life behind bars.

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Town turns pink for April Jones funeral

Town turns pink for April Jones funeral

The Welsh hometown of April Jones was decorated with pink today as the community prepared to say goodbye to the murdered schoolgirl.

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April Jones death inquest at an end

April Jones death inquest at an end

The parents of murdered April Jones can at last begin to plan their daughter's funeral after an inquest into her death was concluded.

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April Jones' parents planning funeral almost a year after death

April Jones' parents planning funeral almost a year after death

The devastated parents of murdered April Jones are finally able to plan a funeral for their daughter – almost 12 months after the schoolgirl was murdered.

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Bridger 'made confession to priest'

Bridger 'made confession to priest'

Mark Bridger made a confession to a Catholic priest while on remand in Strangeways prison in Manchester, it can be reported for the first time today.

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Bridger lied over military past

Bridger lied over military past

The former slaughterhouse worker accused of abducting and murdering schoolgirl April Jones in a “sexually motivated” attack today admitted to a jury that he lied about having a military past.

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Trail of blood found at Bridger home 'matches April Jones DNA'

Trail of blood found at Bridger home 'matches April Jones DNA'

A forensic scientist said evidence found in the home of Mark Bridger indicated that schoolgirl April Jones may have been lying on his living room floor “shedding blood”, a court heard today.

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Policewoman tells of day April Jones was taken

Policewoman tells of day April Jones was taken

April Jones's desperate mother told police “She’s been taken”, a court heard today.

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Girl saw 'April get in grey Land Rover'

Girl saw 'April get in grey Land Rover'

A young friend of April Jones has described seeing the missing schoolgirl “get into a grey Land Rover”.

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April Jones mother: I was frantic trying to find her

April Jones mother: I was frantic trying to find her

A jury has heard of the frantic moments when the parents of April Jones learned that their five-year-old daughter was missing.

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Photos show the home of April Jones murder accused

Photos show the home of April Jones murder accused

Photographs showing the inside of a house where traces of schoolgirl April Jones’ blood were found were released today as a jury visited the key locations in the case.

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Jurors visit April Jones' home town

Jurors visit April Jones' home town

Jurors in the April Jones murder trial have started their visit to the five-year-old's home town of Machynlleth.

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Man accused of murdering April Jones 'had clear interest in child porn'

Man accused of murdering April Jones 'had clear interest in child porn'

The former abattoir worker accused of abducting and murdering schoolgirl April Jones had "a clear interest in child pornography and in child murder cases", a British court heard today.

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Man accused of murdering April Jones faces court

Man accused of murdering April Jones faces court

The former lifeguard accused of killing schoolgirl April Jones has appeared in court at the start of his trial for murder.

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April Jones family told they must wait longer for trial of murder accused

April Jones family told they must wait longer for trial of murder accused

The family of five-year-old April Jones will have to wait another two months before the man accused of her murder goes on trial, a court heard today.

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Bridger 'probably' killed April Jones, his lawyer says

Bridger 'probably' killed April Jones, his lawyer says

Former lifeguard Mark Bridger is "probably responsible" for the death of five-year-old April Jones but denies her abduction and murder, a court heard today.

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Man who made sexual comments about April Jones on Facebook spared jail

Man who made sexual comments about April Jones on Facebook spared jail

A sales adviser in the UK who made a series of sexual comments about five-year-old April Jones on Facebook has been given a suspended prison sentence today.

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Search for April Jones 'looks at 300 locations'

Search for April Jones 'looks at 300 locations'

The continued intensive hunt for the body of missing girl April Jones in Wales is still targeting more than 300 separate search locations, police have revealed.

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UK police vow to continue April Jones search into new year

UK police vow to continue April Jones search into new year

The massive search for missing Welsh girl April Jones could well continue into Christmas and beyond, British police have said today.

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Town search for April Jones almost complete

Town search for April Jones almost complete

Police looking for five-year-old April Jones have almost completed their search in the Welsh town where she went missing 12 days ago.

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Man charged over Facebook comments about April Jones

Man charged over Facebook comments about April Jones

A man has been charged with posting offensive comments on Facebook about missing youngster April Jones.

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Police Superintendent: There's still hope for April Jones

Police Superintendent: There's still hope for April Jones

Superintendent Ian John has insisted that police still hope to find missing five-year-old April Jones alive.

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Hundreds gather for April Jones tribute service

Hundreds gather for April Jones tribute service

Hundreds of people turned out to pay their respects today as an emotional service took place for missing five-year-old April Jones.

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Bridger charged as search for April Jones continues

Bridger charged as search for April Jones continues

Former lifeguard Mark Bridger was charged today with the abduction and murder of April Jones – but the five-year-old Welsh schoolgirl remains missing despite an intensive, ongoing search.

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Mark Bridger charged with April Jones' abduction and murder

Mark Bridger charged with April Jones' abduction and murder

Mark Bridger has been charged with the abduction and murder of missing mid Wales schoolgirl April Jones.

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Hunt for missing April resumes

Hunt for missing April resumes

The hunt for missing Welsh girl April Jones resumed today after searchers were stood down overnight due to atrocious weather.

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Bridger went to school parents' evening hours before April Jones disappeared

Bridger went to school parents' evening hours before April Jones disappeared

Murder suspect Mark Bridger attended the same school parents’ evening as April Jones’s mother and father just hours before the five-year-old disappeared.

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Bridger arrested on suspicion of April Jones murder

Bridger arrested on suspicion of April Jones murder

The man being held by British police searching for missing five-year-old April Jones is now being questioned about her murder, it was announced today.

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Bridger arrested in connection with April Jones disappearance

Bridger arrested in connection with April Jones disappearance

Mark Bridger has been arrested on suspicion of the murder of missing five-year-old April Jones, police said today.

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Questioning deadline looms for April Jones case officers

Questioning deadline looms for April Jones case officers

British officers investigating the disappearance of April Jones have until this afternoon to question abduction suspect Mark Bridger.

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UK police granted more time to interview Bridger

UK police granted more time to interview Bridger

British police looking for April Jones said they are trying to “piece together” Mark Bridger’s movements around the time the five-year-old disappeared after they were given until 5pm tomorrow to question him.

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April Jones family launches pink ribbon campaign

April Jones family launches pink ribbon campaign

The family of missing Welsh schoolgirl April Jones have launched a pink ribbon campaign.

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Weather hampering search for April Jones

Weather hampering search for April Jones

British schoolgirl April Jones remained missing today despite a third night of extensive police searches and a desperate plea from the five-year-old’s distraught mother.

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Mother's plea over missing April

Mother's plea over missing April

Coral Jones, the mother of April Jones has made an emotional appeal for help in finding her missing five-year-old daughter.

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