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Summary

  1. House fire death 'not suspicious'
  2. Teenager arrested after 15-year-old boy stabbed
  3. Man stabbed during Bulwell crash row
  4. Suffragette statue unveiled in Leicester
  5. Bird flu identified in Rutland
  6. Updates on Monday 5 February 2018

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By Amy Woodfield and Gavin Bevis

All times stated are UK

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Daniel James scored on his debut

Dafydd Pritchard

BBC Sport Wales at the Liberty Stadium

Swansea City ruthlessly demolish League Two Notts County to seal their passage to the fifth round of the FA Cup in emphatic fashion.

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Riyad Mahrez

Leicester's Riyad Mahrez has been acting like a "big baby" since failing to secure a move in January, says ex-England striker Chris Sutton.

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Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

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M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, between J29 for A617 and J28 for A38 Alfreton.

M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J29, A617 (Chesterfield) and J28, A38 (Alfreton), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, between J29 for A617 and J28 for A38 Alfreton.

M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M1 southbound between J29, A617 (Chesterfield) and J28, A38 (Alfreton), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

BBC News Travel

M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, at J23A for A42.

M1 Leicestershire - M1 lane closed on exit slip road northbound at J23a A42, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

Severe accident: A1 Nottinghamshire southbound

BBC News Travel

A1 Nottinghamshire southbound severe accident, near A638.

A1 Nottinghamshire - A1 in Markham Moor entry slip road blocked and queuing traffic southbound near Markham, because of an accident involving two vehicles.

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

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Weather: Yellow warning for ice and snow

Rich Davis

BBC Weather presenter

There is a yellow warning for ice and snow in Derbyshire overnight as temperatures fall away. This could lead to some slippery and tricky conditions and travel disruption first thing.

weather
BBC

It will be a very cold night with lows of -2C (28F) and some frost in the morning.

A frosty and cold start to the day with cloud building through the day. There’s a chance of a few wintry showers through the afternoon. Another cold day with highs of 2C (36F)

Ninth arrest in jeweller murder investigation

Detectives investigating the death of 74-year-old Ramniklal Jogiya have arrested a 21-year-old woman.

She was detained earlier today on suspicion of conspiring to kidnap and murder.

Mr Jogiya was found dead in Gaulby Lane, Stoughton, last month after disappearing from his shop in Belgrave Road, Leicester.

Ramniklal Jogiya
Leicestershire police

Four men aged 19, 20, 23 and 29 have been charged with the kidnap and robbery of Mr Jogiya and have appeared at Leicester Magistrates’ Court.

A total of nine people have been arrested in connection with Mr Jogiya's death.

Two men, aged 22 and 18, have been released pending further investigations and two arrested men, aged 20 and 21, have been released with no further action.

Attempted murder arrest after stabbing

Amy Woodfield

BBC News

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder following a stabbing in Beeston.

Turnpike Lane, Beeston
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Police were called to a property in Turnpike Lane just before 18:00 last night where a 22-year-old was wounded.

He was taken to hospital but his injuries are not believed to be life threatening.

Pair who rejected Dragon's Den deal 'have £2.6m firm'

Calum McKenzie

BBC News

Two entrepreneurs, who turned down the offer of investment on TV show Dragon's Den, are celebrating their latest sales figures.

Alex Somervell and Jonny Pryn
BBC

Alex Somervell and Jonny Pryn, a University of Nottingham graduate, rejected Peter Jones' offer of £60,000 for a 20% stake of their foreign language books company.

The pair were only willing to give away 7.5% of their business.

Peter Jones
BBC

Since turning down the offer, the pair claim their company is worth £2.6m.

Assisted by £80,000 investment from the University of Nottingham, the duo also exceeded their 2017 sales targets by 30%.

Motorway lanes reopen after crash

Amy Woodfield

BBC News

Traffic was stopped for a short time on the M1 at J25 but the section of road has now reopened.

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Severe accident: M1 Derbyshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M1 Derbyshire southbound severe accident, near J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham.

M1 Derbyshire - Slow traffic on M1 southbound near J25, A52 (Nottingham), because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

Trent flooding procedure to be tested

Amy Woodfield

BBC News

A "major exercise" is taking place this week to test how organisations respond to a large flood along the whole of the River Trent.

River Trent in Nottingham
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The exercise will test the Environment Agency, emergency services, councils, government departments, utility companies, the Met Office and the military exchange information.

Those involved will pretend the area has suffered an intense storm, which caused significant flooding.

We don’t get second chances during a major flooding incident so it is essential that we test our response through exercises like this one, to make sure every organisation can work together to do everything possible for communities when we are faced with the real thing."

Paul LockhartEnvironment Agency

Protests against fracking at Marsh Lane

People campaigning against plans for a potential fracking site on the Yorkshire/Derbyshire border have been protesting at a Derbyshire County Council meeting today.

Eckington Against Fracking don't want INEOS to carry out exploratory drilling at a site at Marsh Lane, between Sheffield and Chesterfield; INEOS also want to do something similar at Misson near Doncaster.

The protesters were out this lunchtime:

The BBC is awaiting a response from INEOS and the final decision on the site will be made by central government and not Derbyshire County Council.

Overturned vehicle closes slip road

Amy Woodfield

BBC News

This might caused some delays getting on the A50 this afternoon.

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House fire death 'not suspicious'

Amy Woodfield

BBC News

Police investigating the death of a man in a house fire in Hinckley are treating it as "non-suspicious".

Trinity Lane in Hinckley
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The blaze was at a property on Trinity Lane yesterday morning. A 30-year-old man was rescued but later died.

A woman was arrested in connection with the investigation but she has since been released with no further action.

Man appears in court over murder

Tairu Jallow
Northants Police

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of a man at his home in Kettering.

Tairu Jallow, 29, was fatally stabbed at the property in Havelock Street on 14 January.

Clever Makande, 23, of Brandwood Crescent, Kings Norton, Birmingham, was remanded in custody after appearing at Northampton Magistrates' Court on Monday.

He will next appear at Leicester Crown Court on Tuesday.

A 29-year-old man from Birmingham and a 31-year-old man from Nottingham remain in custody on suspicion of murder.

Bird flu identified in Rutland

Amy Woodfield

BBC News

Nine birds have been found with bird flu in Rutland.

It's the sixth case of avian influenza to be recorded in England this winter prompting Defra to enforce its bird flu prevention zone across the whole country.

The birds infected near Oakham were wild mallards and moorhens.

Mallard duck
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Rutland County Council is referring those with concerns to the helpline set up by Defra.

Public Health England said the risk to public health from avian influenza is very low.

New life for former BHS store

Amy Woodfield

BBC News

It looks like the future of the old BHS store in Leicester has been decided.

The shop on Gallowtree Gate seems to be getting split into at least four new outlets - Sports Direct, USC, Everlast Fitness Club and Flannels.

Former BHS store in Leicester
BBC
Former BHS store in Leicester
BBC

Five cars and a caravan set on fire in Kimberley

Gavin Bevis

BBC News

A 21-year-old man's been arrested on suspicion of arson after several vehicles were set on fire in Kimberley last night.

Notts Police said five cars and a caravan were damaged in Hardy Street just before 22:00.

Hardy Street
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Dozens of Leicester homes hit by power cut

Gavin Bevis

BBC News

A power cut is affecting 77 homes and businesses in the Glenfield area of Leicester.

Western Power Distribution says it hopes to have things resolved by about 17:00.

Power cut map
Western Power Distribution/Google

Campers living at city beauty spot moved on by council

Nottingham Post

A group of people who set up camp in a Nottingham park have been moved on after a year, according to the association which looks after it.

Nottingham teenager breaks chart record

Gavin Bevis

BBC News

Mapperley cello sensation Sheku Kanneh-Mason currently sits at number 18 on the UK Album Chart - sandwiched between Taylor Swift and Ed Sheeran.

Perhaps unsurprisingly, the 18-year-old is also the youngest ever cellist to make the countdown.

Here he is performing Bob Marley's No Woman No Cry on BBC Radio 3 last week.

Nottingham station fire: Woman released after arrest

Gavin Bevis

BBC News

A 33-year-woman arrested last week on suspicion of starting a major fire at Nottingham railway station has been released while investigations continue, British Transport Police have said.

The blaze, on 12 January, caused widespread disruption and major damage to the building.

The woman was detained in Derby on Friday morning.

Fire damage at Nottingham railway station
British Transport Police

Rugby: Tigers players take on Italy for England

Amy Woodfield

BBC News

England's Six Nations match against Italy yesterday featured some highs and lows for the Leicester Tigers players in the national side.

This was the moment George Ford scored one of England's seven tries.

It wasn't a good start to the competition for Ben Youngs though - the scrum-half left the pitch after just nine minutes of play with a knee injury.

The England head coach, Eddie Jones, has said Youngs will have an examination today but is unlikely to be available for the Wales game next weekend.

Ben Youngs injured
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Afternoon weather update

Alex Hamilton

BBC Weather

It’ll be cold with the chance of a few wintry showers. There’ll be some sunny spells where the cloud thins and breaks.

Highs of 4C (39F).

Alex Hamilton
BBC

M1 lorry fire recovery continues

Amy Woodfield

BBC News

Two lanes are still closed on the M1 in Leicestershire after a lorry carrying paper caught fire.

It happened between J20-21 at about 08:30.

Lorry fire
Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said each one-tonne bale of paper is being removed so they can extinguish the fire away from the motorway and allow the lanes to reopen.

Harrogate attempted murder charge following knife incident

A man's been charged with attempted murder in Harrogate.

Hgte
Google

It follows a disturbance in the town in the Unity Road area (pictured) last October, in which three people suffered knife wounds.

Another had a substance sprayed into his eyes.

Several people have been arrested and now police have charged a man from Leicester with attempted murder, wounding and assault.

He's due before Harrogate Magistrates today.

Another man, also from Leicester, has previously been charged with the same offences and is currently awaiting trail.

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Burton Joyce teenager goes missing

Gavin Bevis

BBC News

Police are hunting for a 14-year-old girl who's gone missing from the Burton Joyce area.

Grace Stacey hasn't been seen since yesterday. Call 101 if you can help.

Grace Stacey
Notts Police/Family