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Summary

  1. Live updates for Tuesday 25 July 2017
  2. Peaty sets second breaststroke world record in same day
  3. Man jailed for party stab murder
  4. Boer war 'time capsule' makes £4,000 at auction
  5. Waterloo general's medals sold for £8K
  6. Mansfield's Radford puts FA bid to music

Live Reporting

By Amy Woodfield and Maryam Qaiser

All times stated are UK

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Severe disruption: A610 Nottinghamshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A610 Nottinghamshire both ways severe disruption, between Talbot Street and Clarendon Street.

A610 Nottinghamshire - A610 Wollaton Street in Nottingham closed between the Talbot Street junction and the Clarendon Street junction, because of a serious police incident. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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East Midlands Live has now ended for the day. Some news, sport, travel and weather updates may appear overnight before the live page returns at 08:00 on Wednesday.

East Midlands weather update: Dry with some clear spells

Anna Church

Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

It will be a largely dry end to the day with some sunny spells, with the slim chance of a light shower.

It will be a quiet night, dry with some clear spells.

Weather
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Adam Peaty sets second breaststroke world record in same day

BBC Sport

He's done it again!

City of Derby swimmer Adam Peaty has broken the 26-second mark to set a 50m breaststroke world record for the second time in the same day as he reached the final at the World Aquatics Championships.

Adam PEaty
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The defending champion, 22, won the semi-final in 25.95 seconds, eclipsing the 26.10 secs he swam in the heats.

Appeal for information after three cars collide

Maryam Qaiser

BBC Local Live

Officers are appealing for witnesses following a collision between three cars in Cuckney.

It happened between junctions A60 and A632 on 17 July at about 17:00.

A white Nissan Juke, a white C-Max Ford and a silver Audi were involved.

A60 junction with A632
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The Audi had significant damage to the front but the driver fled the scene, Nottinghamshire Police said.

Nobody was injured.

Cricket: Foxes in T20 action

Mike McCarthy

BBC Radio Leicester Sport

It's a beautiful evening at Grace Road...

Grace Road
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Leicestershire are expected to see captain Clint McKay return for the visit of Birmingham in the T20 Blast.

The Foxes are looking to bounce back after a two-run defeat against Northamptonshire last time out.

There's live radio commentary from 18:00 here.

Derbyshire Boer war 'time capsule' makes £4,000 at auction

Greig Watson

Reporter, BBC News Online

A treasure trove of items from one of the British Empire's toughest colonial wars has made eight times its estimated price at auction.

Medals, equipment and unpublished photographs from the Second Boer War were found in a house in Derbyshire.

The images were collected by Sgt Robert Oliver, who survived the 1899-1902 conflict as a policeman and then returned to the UK to run a pub.

The items had an estimate of £400-£600 but went under the hammer for £4,000.

Items which were found
Hansons Auctioneers Ltd

The lot included 80 loose photos and more than 100 photos in a separate album.

These showed graphic images like British dead after a battle and a military funeral, but also lighter-hearted scenes like washing from a bucket and a dog smoking a pipe.

Describing the collection as an "incredible time capsule", Charles Hanson, of Hansons Auctioneers, said they had national and international interest.

The sale also contained two pairs of kid gloves, spurs, an ammunition bandolier, caps and hats, a South African feathered headdress and a cartridge belt.

Sir Robert Oliver
Hansons Auctioneers Ltd

Long M1 delays continue after collision

Maryam Qaiser

BBC Local Live

There are still long queues on the M1 southbound towards junction 26 following a multi-vehicle collision earlier.

All lanes reopened an hour ago but delays are continuing.

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Men released after police cannabis raid

Maryam Qaiser

BBC Local Live

A 45-year-old man arrested in connection with a burglary, which led officers to discover a £300,000 cannabis grow, has been released while inquiries continue.

Three people were arrested after the raid at the former Mint Indian Restaurant in Clerkson Street, Mansfield, yesterday.

Cannabis
Nottinghamshire Police

The two other men, aged 45 and 31, were released without charge.

They have been handed over to Immigration Enforcement for investigation, Nottinghamshire Police said.

New photo released in murder investigation

Amy Woodfield

BBC Local Live

Detectives investigating the death of Murrey Paulson have released this more recent picture of him.

It's hoped it could help find the last people to see him alive...

Murrey Paulson
Family handout

The body of the 52-year-old was found on 19 July at his home on Meynell Street in Normanton.

A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently in hospital under police guard with an injury to his throat.

Man denies pub murder

Amy Woodfield

BBC Local Live

A 45-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murder after the victim of a serious assault died in hospital.

Peter Matts, 69, was attacked in the Beechers Brook pub in Staveley on 21 June.

Jason Knowland, from High Street in the town, pleaded not guilty to murder via video link at Derby Crown Court.

Beechers Brook pub
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Pub offer help to firefighters

Amy Woodfield

BBC Local Live

It's always nice to see a community come together at a time of crisis.

In Braunston-in-Rutland, the local pub has been looking after emergency services dealing with a thatched roof fire...

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Watch: Hindu temple reduce 'needless' waste of milk

Amy Woodfield

BBC Local Live

A Hindu Temple in Leicester is asking for very small donations of milk for Shiva Abhishek (the ritual pouring of milk on to the Deity) during the holy Shraavan month.

The Brahma Samaj, that reopened yesterday, claims the milk usually just ends getting wasted with gallons ending up down the drain.

Instead of buying milk, the temple is asking its congregation to save the money and donate it to help feed families and children in Leicester who are living in poverty.

The move has been called "bold and progressive" as the Shiva Abhishek ritual is hugely important to Hindu communities.

They now want other temples in Leicester to follow suit and join the campaign.

Rashmi Joshi made the announcement at the reopening of the temple yesterday...

Cannabis 'worth £300,000' found in Indian restaurant

Maryam Qaiser

BBC Local Live

Pictures of 320 cannabis plants seized during a raid have been released by Nottinghamshire Police.

Cannabis in restaurant
Nottinghamshire Police

The plants, which have an estimated street value of £300,000, were found in the Mint Indian Restaurant in Clerkson Street, Mansfield.

It closed about six months ago following a fire, police added.

Cannabis in restaurant
Nottinghamshire Police

Three men were arrested on suspicion of burglary at about 02:10 yesterday and remain in custody.

Cannabis in restaurant
Nottinghamshire Police
Carolyn Radford: How Mansfield Town's CEO is hoping to win a seat on the FA Council
Mansfield Town CEO Carolyn Radford is taking a novel musical approach to her bid to win a place on the FA Council.

Severe accident: M1 Derbyshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 Derbyshire southbound severe accident, between J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham and J24A for A50 Derby.

M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M1 southbound between J25, A52 (Nottingham) and J24a, A50 (Derby), because of an accident involving four vehicles.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

French firm to buy Boots manufacturing business

Maryam Qaiser

BBC Local Live

The parent company of Boots is planning to sell its contract manufacturing business to French company Fareva.

It will take over the operation, which has factories in the UK including the headquarters in Beeston, as well as France and Germany.

The Beeston site produces many of Boots' own label beauty brands.

Site in Beeston
Google

In a statement, Walgreens Boots Alliance - the parent company of Boots U - said they had entered into a "10-year global agreement for the manufacture and supply of own beauty brands and private label products" with Fareva.

'No length of sentence will ever repair our loss'

Liam Barnes

BBC News Online

The family of a father-of-three who was killed at a party held in honour of a friend who had been stabbed to death said they will hold his memory "in our hearts forever".

Junior Fuller, was stabbed through the heart in his garden in Sneinton last December.

Dwayne Johnson, 29, was today sentenced to life with a minimum of 21 years in prison for his murder.

Junior's mother Anne said the family "take some comfort" from the sentence, but said "no length of sentence will ever repair our loss".

Dwayne Johnson murder
Nottinghamshire Police

Cobblers face Championship side Derby in pre-season match

With the new League One season just 11 days away, Northampton Town play their penultimate pre-season fixture this evening.

The Cobblers entertain Championship club Derby County, who finished in ninth position in their division last season.

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Northampton complete their pre-season fixtures with a game against League Two club Newport County on Saturday, before they start the new campaign with a trip to Shrewsbury Town on 5 August.

Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J31 for A57 Sheffield and J30 for A616.

M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J31, A57 (Sheffield) in Wales and J30, A616 (Worksop) in Derbyshire, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Watch: Knife point robber jailed

Amy Woodfield

BBC Local Live

This armed robber has been jailed for seven years for raiding a Derby supermarket at knife point...

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Desmond Myers went into the Co-Op on Ashbourne Road and held a knife towards member of staff.

Police said the 25-year-old, from Hucknall Road in Nottingham, denied the charges of robbery and having a knife in public but was found guilty.

Have you seen missing teenager?

Maryam Qaiser

BBC Local Live

Tia-Louise Barnett, 15, has gone missing from Ripley.

She was last seen in the town on Sunday afternoon, Derbyshire Police said.

Tia, who is of medium build, was last seen wearing black leggings, a multi-coloured tie-dye T-shirt, peach shoes and red fishnet tights.

Tia-Louise Barnett
Derbyshire Police

Thatched roof 'dampened down' after fire

Amy Woodfield

BBC Local Live

Police have said the thatched roof fire in Braunston-in-Rutland is now being "dampened down" by fire crews.

They've warned drivers that Church Street is still closed.

Thatched roof fire in Braunston-in-Rutland
Leicestershire Police

BreakingJunior Fuller killer jailed for life

Maryam Qaiser

BBC Local Live

A 29-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a man at a party held to honour another stabbing victim.

Dwayne Johnson stabbed Junior Fuller, 38, in Sneinton, Nottingham, on 11 December at an event to celebrate the life of Martin Maughan.

Johnson must serve a minimum term of 21 years.

Dwayne Johnson
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Afternoon weather update

Charlie Slater

BBC Weather presenter

Plenty of cloud around however there will also be a few brighter and sunny spells that will develop as the afternoon goes by.

Highs of 21C (70F).

Thatched roof fire 'suspicious'

Dave Wade

BBC Local Live

Leicestershire Police has told me a fire that's still being tackled by firefighters in Braunston-in-Rutland, almost 12 hours after it started, may have been started deliberately.

rutland fire
Rutland Radio

The fire service said a fire in a car spread to the thatched roof of a house in the village at about 00:30.

A police spokeswoman said it's being treated as suspicious at this stage.

Crews from across Leicestershire have been at the scene.

Adam Peaty 'was nice and relaxed' before breaking his target

Maryam Qaiser

BBC Local Live

City of Derby swimmer Adam Peaty, who broke another of his own world records, said he "wasn't even up for it that much".

But he smashed his target by swimming 26.10 seconds in the 50m breaststroke in the World Aquatics Championships earlier.

Pride to celebrate diversity and equality

Maryam Qaiser

BBC Local Live

Final preparations are under way for this year's Nottinghamshire Pride, which will celebrate diversity and equality.

The event this weekend will mark 50 years since homosexuality was decriminalised in England and Wales.

On Saturday morning, the parade will begin at the corner of Castle Gate and Lister Gate and will end at Broad Street.

Gay pride
BBC

Celebrations will continue until 18:00 and there'll be stalls and entertainment throughout the day.

Rare moth captured in Wigston

Amy Woodfield

BBC Local Live

A man from Wigston has been in touch with us about a particularly rare moth he captured in his garden overnight.

Gavin Gamble catches moths with a homemade light trap in his garden - he then photographs and records them before releasing them back into the wild.

Bedstraw Hawk-moth
Gavin Gamble

Watch: Adam Peaty wins 100m breaststroke gold

BBC Sport

And in case you missed it, here's Adam successfully defending his 100m breaststroke title in Budapest yesterday.

The City of Derby swimmer set a new World Championship record with a time of 57.47 seconds.

Adam Peaty sets new world record

BBC Sport

Adam Peaty has broken another of his own world records - by swimming 26.10 seconds in the 50m breaststroke at the World Aquatics Championships.

The City of Derby swimmer sliced more than three-tenths of a second off his previous best in the heats for this afternoon's semi-final in Hungary.

Adam Peaty
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He told BBC Sport: "This morning I came in nice and relaxed. I wasn't even up for it that much so it is crazy.

"I wanted the world record but I don't know if I wanted it in the heats. You can't pick and choose but I am so grateful to be in front of that crowd."

He holds three of the top 10 times in the world for the 50m breaststroke.

Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

BBC News Travel

M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, between J23A for A42 and J24 for A6.

M1 Leicestershire - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M1 northbound between J23a A42 and J24, A6 (Kegworth), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Thatched roof fire: Crews still at scene

Dave Wade

BBC Local Live

Fire crews from across Leicestershire are still at the scene of a blaze in the thatched roof of a home in Braunston-in-Rutland 10 hours after the fire was reported.

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They were called to the scene at 00:30 last night.

Charity considers moving away from rehab facilities

Amy Woodfield

BBC Local Live

After more than 30 years at Clarence House in Leicester, Age UK has said it may need to leave the building because of problems with anti-social street drinkers and drug users.

There are two drug and alcohol rehabilitation facilities nearby - Turning Point on Eldon Street and Dear Albert on Humberstone Gate. Building work has also begun on a new centre by Inclusion Healthcare.

Clarence House
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We've seen an increasing number of sharps being left in the front garden and other drug paraphernalia. We've had an increase of anti-social behaviour where people under the influence have been trying to get in to use and abuse our facilities. We've got receptionists on when the building is open - they have been harassed on several occasions over the past few weeks. We've had service users in the corridor, where I've actually had to stand between them and an anti-social person."

Anthony FosterAge UK

Jon Roberts, from Dear Albert drug and rehabilitation centre, has said drug and alcohol abuse is a city-wide issue.

He said he "appropriates" the frustration of Age UK and said it would be "terrible" if they had to move after 30 years in the building.

He said he wants to work with the charity to resolve the issue.

Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

BBC News Travel

M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, at J24 for A6.

M1 Leicestershire - M1 exit slip road partially blocked and queuing traffic northbound at J24, A6 (Kegworth), because of an abnormal load.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Cannabis 'worth £300,000' found in police raid

Maryam Qaiser

BBC Local Live

Three people are in custody after police found 320 cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £300,000 at a house in Mansfield.

Officers raided a property in Clerkson Street after reports of a fight outside, Nottinghamshire Police said.

Drugs raid in Mansfield
Google

The men were arrested on suspicion of burglary at about 02:10 yesterday.