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  1. Updates for Friday 5 May 2017
  2. No overall majority on Nottinghamshire County Council
  3. Conservatives win control of Derbyshire County Council from Labour
  4. Conservatives retain control of Leicestershire County Council
  5. Alice Ruggles murder to feature in TV show
  6. Woman bailed after baby found dead
  7. Work begins on new East Coast trains
  8. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Monday

Live Reporting

By Sandish Shoker and Calum McKenzie

All times stated are UK

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  1. Michael Emons

    BBC Sport


    Michael Emons

    BBC Sport

    Leicester City guarantee their Premier League survival with a deserved home victory over struggling Watford.

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  2. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates have finished for the day but we'll be back at 08:00 on Monday with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

  3. County council elections recap

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    It has been a busy day of county council election results - here's a quick recap:

    ballot paper
  4. Teenager attacked by 'gang of five'

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    A 'gang of youths' chased a teenager down a street and then beat him up in an unprovoked attack, Derbyshire police said.

    Girton Way

    The 19-year-old was targeted in Girton Way, Mickleover, on 26 April, by a group of about five young people.

    He hid behind a row of wheelie bins but was found and then assaulted.

    The victim needed treatment for head and leg injuries.

  5. Forest: Manager and players 'confident' ahead of crucial game

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Mark Warburton has told us he will be staying at the club whatever the outcome of Sunday's must-win game.

    "The focus is on our performance," he said.

    "The fans can play a huge part. They're passionate about the club. The players recognise their responsibilities."  

    Mark Warburton

    Meanwhile Jamie Ward said: "There's gonna be nerves with everyone, given what's riding on the game. 

    "But obviously I'm confident." 

  6. Weather: Milder night with the chance of some rain

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    A fairly cloudy end to the day with cloud pushing in from the south east.

    bbc weather map

    Overnight will be largely cloudy and slightly milder than last night with the chance of the odd spot of rain where the cloud is thick enough.  

    Minimum temperatures of 8C (46F).

  7. Election result 'created issues' for Labour

    Peter Saull

    BBC Radio Nottingham Political Reporter

    The outgoing leader of Nottinghamshire County Council, Alan Rhodes, says the state of the Labour leadership has "created some issues for us".

    Alan Rhodes
  8. Your photos: May in Loughborough

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    It has been a fine day across the region weather-wise and none more so than in Queen's Park, Loughborough.

    Queen's Park, Loughborough
    Queen's Park, Loughborough
    Queen's Park, Loughborough

    Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher scrappy for the pics. 

  9. Listen: Rowett out to end the season on a high

    BBC Derby Sport

    Derby County boss Gary Rowett has said the club must play for pride and end the season as if they were going for promotion at Rotherham on Sunday. 

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    Video caption: Derby County's manager looks ahead to the final game of the season away at Rotherham

    Ex-Birmingham boss Rowett said: "I've said to the players that if we can finish the season with five wins, two draws and two defeats in nine games that's virtually two points a game. 

    "As we know that gives you 92 points over a season, I know that's very easy to extrapolate, but that’s the type of form you'll need over a reasonable period." 

    The Rams can end the season in eighth if they beat Rotherham and Norwich lose to QPR.

  10. People rescued from fire next to Leicester police station

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Police saved 23 people from a fire in Leicester city centre last night. 

    Fire in Leicester City centre

    The officers acted after seeing smoke coming across the car park at Mansfield House police station. 

    The blaze was at the back of a takeaway. 

    Fire in Leicester city centre

    The cause of the fire is still being investigated.