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By Amy Woodfield and Gavin Bevis

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

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

    M1 Derbyshire - Very slow traffic and one lane closed on M1 southbound between J25, A52 (Nottingham) and J24a, A50 (Derby), because of a broken down pick up truck.

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

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    Today's live coverage has now come to an end. It will restart at 08:00 on Thursday.

  3. Weather: Cloudy night with chance of light rain

    Anna Church

    Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    After a fine day, cloud will increase overnight and although it will be largely dry a few spots of rain are possible with some fog patches forming by dawn.

    Weather chart
  4. Should the Jester from Leicester have a mural?

    Should world snooker champion Mark Selby have a mural in Leicester?

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    Video caption: Should world snooker champion Mark Selby have a mural in his hometown?
  5. Watch: Bonfire Night safety

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    The fire service in Nottinghamshire has put together this video in the lead up to Bonfire Night.

    It's got lots of handy advice about keeping safe.

    Warning: May contain third party advertising.

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  6. Erratic driver was wanted over sex attack

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Police stopped an erratic driver in Mansfield last night and discovered he was someone they'd been looking for in connection with an alleged sex attack.

    As well as testing positive for cannabis and cocaine, the 28-year-old man was also found to be carrying a suspected Class A drug in his car.

    He was arrested on suspicion of seven offences - careless driving, driving without insurance, drug possession, two counts of driving under the influence of drugs, sexual assault and threats to kill.

    Drug test
  7. Amber Rudd funding warning angers Derbyshire police boss

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Derbyshire's police and crime commissioner says he's astonished the home secretary has told police forces to stop asking for more money.

    Amber Rudd told a conference of chief constables they needed to find new ways of cutting crime without increased funding.

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    Video caption: Amber Rudd urges police not to 'ask for more money'

    Labour PCC Hardyal Dhindsa said: "Police chiefs are not asking for more money just for the sake of it.

    "We've had some tough decisions and we've done efficiencies, savings, but eight years of continued under-funding means it cannot carry on."

  8. Missing woman from Kirklees: Can you help?

    A 61-year-old woman from Kirklees has gone missing after a trip to London yesterday.

    Penelope Jackson

    Penelope Jackson, from Honley, went to St Pancras Station in London on Tuesday and was reported missing this morning

    She'd been staying in the Huddersfield area and has links with the Leicester area.

    Quote Message: We are concerned for Penelope's well-being as she may be in need of medication." from Det Insp Mark Atkinson West Yorkshire Police
    Det Insp Mark AtkinsonWest Yorkshire Police
  9. Rugby: Injured May to miss Argentina match

    Press Association

    Leicester's Jonny May is set to miss England's opening autumn international against Argentina after sustaining a hamstring injury during the squad's training camp in Portugal.

    This limits Eddie Jones' wing options further with Elliot Daly and Jack Nowell already being ruled out of the majority of the Twickenham programme.

    Jonny May

    It leaves England with only three fit players in the position for the visit of the Pumas - Anthony Watson, Denny Solomona and Semesa Rokoduguni.

    Losing May would be a significant blow as the 27-year-old has been in blistering form since swapping Gloucester for Leicester this season, crossing 10 times in nine matches for the Tigers.

  10. Large group 'threw fireworks into shop'

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    A group of men threw fireworks into a shop before smashing it up with sticks and a baseball bat.

    Police said up to seven men were involved in the disorder at the Top Market store in Sneinton Dale at about 19:45 yesterday.

    There were also reports fireworks were thrown in the street outside the shop.

    Top Market in Sneinton Dale

    The trouble followed a large fight in the same area which saw police arrest two men aged 24 and 29.

    Nottinghamshire Police said further arrests were anticipated.

  11. M6 crash death driver 'messaged footballer'

    Catherine Lee

    BBC News online

    A driver was messaging a Nottingham Forest striker shortly before he struck and killed a highway worker on the M6, a jury has heard.

    Peter Morrison, 37, denies causing death by dangerous driving but has pleaded guilty to careless driving.

    Peter Morrison

    Adam Gibb died and Paul Holroyd was seriously injured in the crash near Tebay, Cumbria, in February 2016.

    Adam Gibb

    Carlisle Crown Court heard details of messages sent and received by the 37-year-old from Worsley, Salford.

    The final WhatsApp message Mr Morrison sent was to Nottingham Forest striker Zach Clough.

  12. Man 'threatened with gun' during test drive

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    A man jumped from his moving Range Rover to save himself after being threatened with a gun while taking three men for a test drive.

    The 45-year-old was with the trio as they drove the car along Cuttholme Road in Chesterfield when one of them pulled out what he thought was a firearm and threatened him.

    He escaped the car as it approached Ashgate Road but his vehicle was stolen by the men. It happened at about 20:10 on 25 October.

    Cuttholme Road
  13. Schools prepare for epic Children in Need sing-song

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Children from Radcliffe-on-Trent Junior School have been getting ready for their big Children In Need performance with a little help from Pudsey.

    A total of 233 pupils from nine schools in Nottinghamshire will be gathering at Nottingham's Albert Hall on 17 November to sing a jazz version of Somewhere Over The Rainbow.

    They're part of a nationwide choir of more than 1,500 children performing the track live as part of BBC One's Children In Need coverage.

    Singing practice
  14. Cordon remains at scene of Lenton stabbing

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    A cordon is still in place at Albert Grove in Lenton where a 19-year-old man was found stabbed this morning.

    Police have mounted extra patrols to reassure residents.

    Two sections of the cordon separate the road itself and the scene of the attack.

    Albert Grove
    Albert Grove
  15. Your photos: Autumn in Leicestershire

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Here's how Birstall's looking today. Thanks to Craig The Greenkeeper for the pic.

  16. Woman trapped in her car after Whetstone crash

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    The fire service says it's working to free a woman who's trapped in a car that's ended up on its side following a crash in Whetstone.

    The air ambulance is there and the road has been closed.

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