Bath Festival Orchestra/Manning review – watery theme fails to float relaunched ensemble. Roman Baths, BathWorks by Takemitsu, Daniel Temkin, Joey Roukens and Grace Williams featured in a disappointing maritime-themed programme
A British journalist who killed his wife in Dubai has had his prison sentence cut by almost half.Francis Matthew has been given a reduced seven-year sentence for manslaughter by Dubai's Court of Appeal for killing his wife Jane Matthew with a hammer at their home in 2017.
A British former newspaper editor who was convicted of killing his wife with a hammer at their Dubai home has had his sentence extended to 15 years. Francis Matthew was found guilty of bludgeoning his 62-year-old wife Jane Matthew to death and was sentenced to 10 years in prison in March. The former editor of English-language publication Gulf News had previously faced the possibility of the death penalty over the incident.