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  1. Live updates for Friday 1 September 2017
  2. Boy, 5, was shot by air gun, police say
  3. Magazine in 'attractive woman' row
  4. Pair charged over double fatal crash
  5. Bake Off judge attends Chatsworth fair
  6. Brownlee pulls out of Nottingham triathlon

Live Reporting

By Gavin Bevis and Calum McKenzie

All times stated are UK

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  1. Steve Crossman

    BBC Sport

    Adrien Silva

    Steve Crossman

    BBC Sport

    Fifa rejects Leicester's application to register midfielder Adrien Silva after the club missed the deadline at the end of the summer transfer window.

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  2. Tom Garry

    BBC Sport

    Manu Tuilagi

    Tom Garry

    BBC Sport

    Bath hold on to beat Leicester on the Premiership's opening weekend and secure a first win at Welford Road since 2003.

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  3. Our live coverage across the day

    East Midlands Live has now finished. We'll be back with more updates at 08:00 on Monday.

  4. Full double rainbow over Southwell

    Stuart Thomas

    Head of BBC East Midlands

    A nice end to the week...

    Double rainbow
  5. East Midlands weather update: Mist and fog to form overnight

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    Any showers during the evening will die away overnight, with clear spells developing.

    Weather map

    It will become cool, with light winds, and a few mist and fog patches will form.

    Minimum temperatures of 10C (50F).

  6. Elderly friends reported each other missing after becoming separated

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Two women in their 70s reported each other missing after becoming separated during an evening stroll near Dovedale.

    The pair had agreed to meet at a fixed point but ended up waiting for each other at two different spots.

    Derby Mountain Rescue Team took charge and the pair were eventually reunited at the nearby Izaak Walton hotel.

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire southbound severe disruption, between J24A for A50 Derby and J23A for A42.

    M1 Leicestershire - Heavy traffic on M1 southbound between J24a, A50 (Derby) and J23a A42, because of an earlier broken down vehicle. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

  8. Rolls-Royce plans new engine test centre

    Chris Doidge

    BBC Radio Derby, political reporter

    Exciting plans for Rolls-Royce workers - an application for a new engine test facility (pictured) has gone in to Derby City Council.

    If approved, the new facility will be built at the firm's Wilmore Road site in Sinfin.

    Artist impression of test centre
  9. Leicester 'will see the best of Tuilagi'

    Press Association

    George Ford has been "nothing but impressed" with Leicester Tigers team-mate Manu Tuilagi.

    Manu Tuilagi offloads a pass

    Tuilagi, who is set to make his first Premiership start since January, made headlines earlier this summer when he was sent home early from an England training camp.

    "I have been nothing but impressed with Manu around the club," England international Ford said.

    "He is in good spirits. He just wants to play. He wants to train each week, play at the weekend and we will see the best of him I am sure."

  10. Chatsworth displays kick off final month for White Helmets

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    The Royal Signals White Helmets put on quite a display at the Chatsworth Country Fair earlier.

    The famous team of daredevils will disband later this month after 90 years.

    Team captain Jon McLelland said they will be doing six displays at the event this weekend before one more engagement in Northampton ahead of their final appearance at the Preston Military Show on September 30.

    White Helmets
    White Helmets
    White Helmets
  11. Your photos: Blue skies in Colwick

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Phil's photo of Colwick Country Park is a feast for the eyes - so much blue!

    Colwick Country Park
  12. Brownlee pulls out of Nottingham triathlon

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Olympic silver medallist Jonny Brownlee has been forced to pull out of this weekend's triathlon in Nottingham.

    Jonny Brownlee

    Brownlee, who also won bronze at London 2012, was the star attraction at the inaugural Mixed Relay Cup.

    Organisers are expecting crowds of about 20,000 at Trent Bridge and the Victoria Embankment tomorrow.

  13. BreakingBoy, 5, was shot by air gun, police say

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Police believe the five-year-old boy who died on Wednesday evening had been hit in the head by an air pellet.

    Nanpantan Road

    It happened just off Nanpantan Road in Loughborough in the early hours of Sunday.

    Two people arrested have been released pending further inquiries.

    As part of these inquiries, Leicestershire Police said they would like to speak to a group of walkers and rock climbers who were in the area on Saturday.

    The force added it would also like to speak to the owner of a car with a French registered number plate that was parked nearby.

  14. Bake Off judge gives cookery demo at Chatsworth

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Crowds at the Chatsworth Country Fair have been treated to a cookery demonstration by Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood.

    Paul Hollywood

    TV chefs including Mary Berry, John Torode and Lisa Faulkner are also set to give demonstrations over the next two days of the fair.

  15. In pictures: Balloon display wows crowds at Chatsworth

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    There is an impressive collection of hot air balloons at the Chatsworth Country Fair - perfect if you've got a head for heights...

    Hot air balloons at Chatsworth
    Hot air balloons
    Hot air balloon and a helter skelter