The couple rowed over their evening meal, resulting in a fatal stabbing.
Former air stewardess Michaela Hall had become upset over her partner's refusal to eat his meal.
A man accused of killing his partner in an argument over a sweet and sour dinner claims he accidentally stabbed her in the eye during a scuffle.But Truro Crown Court heard she broke professional boundaries as his support worker and began an intimate relationship before he moved into her home in Mount Hawke, Cornwall.
He said: ‘As we were struggling my hand is jerked away from her at the same time she is coming towards me and it ended up going in her eye.’Michaela was found dead in bed by her father the next day.Michaela Hall was stabbed to death in her eye on May 31st last year (Picture: Cornwall Police / SWNS)Read more: Metro »
Ukraine war: 80% of troops killed or injured in elite military unit, says commander - and its future is unclear
Speaking to Sky News near the frontline, south of the city of Severodonetsk, the company commander says a core of experienced soldiers who had been fighting together since 2018 have been lost. Read more >>
Britain has delusions of grandeur, says former Australian PM Paul KeatingA former Australian prime minister has mounted a scathing attack on Britain, saying Australia’s oldest ally suffers from “delusions of grandeur and relevance de similar to what the Americans think. A documentary on the US Embassy around Brexittime has an American saying that the problem with the Brits is that they believe they are negotiating as equals, they aren't. It was grand some centuries ago but no longer Well at least our background is not based on exported criminals from Britain - love irony
Business leader and former Tory donor 'couldn't believe you could buy access to ministers'Julian Richer, the former Tory party donor and founder of Richer Sounds, has told LBC he 'couldn't believe you could buy access to ministers' as he said he won't be getting out his cheque book for the Conservatives again. NickFerrariLBC He's shocked? FFS. They'd sell you their grans at the right price. NickFerrariLBC Why was he shocked? That's how this country has worked since political parties were created A donation to the Tory Party is a de facto bribe
Tom Holland, Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire sat for a ‘Spider-Man therapy session’Watts spoke about an emotional first day of filming for the sequel
Man who took uncle’s corpse to post office to get pension ‘didn’t know he was dead’Declan Haughney says he was ‘shellshocked’ by his relative’s death I'm here to show my appreciation to TarellaCampbel who took me out from zero to hero. I'm so glad to be among your winning team ma'am and I will always show my gratitude and work with you always. Boris was that you? BorisJohnson He’s just sleeping… Cue “Weekend at Bernie’s” or “Waking Ned”
Francis Bacon: Man and Beast at the Royal Academy: startlingly potentThe first show to focus on the painter since 2008 shows his unsettling understanding of humans as animals
Kim Jones’s Tribute to Dior – the Man and the HouseThe designer’s Autumn/Winter 2022 collection was remarkable – in its depth and feeling, in its arching overview of a house, and in its deep, personal connection to the man who founded it, writes Alexander Fury