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Summary

  1. HGV driver jailed for fatal 'porn' crash
  2. Birstall house gas explosion 'accidental'
  3. Further snow leads to disruption on Peak District routes
  4. Broadmarsh car park and bus station plans revealed
  5. WW2 relic to be demolished for play area
  6. Rugby: Nottingham boss set to join Wasps
  7. Live updates on Thursday 14 December

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M69 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M69 Leicestershire northbound severe accident, at J2 for B4669.

    M69 Leicestershire - Very slow traffic and two lanes closed on M69 northbound at J2, B4669 (Burbage), because of an accident.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire northbound severe accident, between J20 for A4303 and J21 for M69.

    M1 Leicestershire - Lane closed and slow traffic on M1 northbound between J20, A4303 (Lutterworth) and J21, M69 (Leicester), because of an accident.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A38 Staffordshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A38 Staffordshire eastbound severe disruption, between A5121 and A5121.

    A38 Staffordshire - Queuing traffic on A38 eastbound in Burton Upon Trent between Branston Interchange and Clay Mills, because of an overturned car and a rolling road-block.

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

  4. 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 - Lane closed on M1 southbound between J25, A52 (Nottingham) and J24a, A50 (Derby), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M69 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M69 Leicestershire southbound severe accident, between M1 J21 and J2 for B4669.

    M69 Leicestershire - M69 partially blocked and stop-start traffic southbound between M1 J21, Leicester and J2, B4669 (Burbage), because of an accident.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A57 Derbyshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A57 Derbyshire both ways severe disruption, between Hurst Road and A6013.

    A57 Derbyshire - A57 Snake Pass closed in both directions between the Hurst Road junction in Glossop and the A6013 junction in Ladybower Reservoir, because of snow.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

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

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A628 Derbyshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A628 Derbyshire eastbound severe accident, between A6024 and A616.

    A628 Derbyshire - A628 blocked eastbound between Holmfirth Turn Off in High Peak and Flouch roundabout in Langsett, because of an accident.

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

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, between J29a for Markham Lane Markham Vale and J30 for A616.

    M1 Derbyshire - Two lanes closed and heavy traffic on M1 northbound between J29a, Markham (Markham Vale) and J30, A616 (Worksop), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A628 South Yorkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A628 South Yorkshire westbound severe accident, between A616 and A6024.

    A628 South Yorkshire - A628 closed and queuing traffic westbound between Flouch roundabout in Langsett and Holmfirth Turn Off in High Peak, because of an accident.

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

  11. Our live coverage across the day

    Our live updates have now ended, but some news, sport and travel will continue to appear automatically overnight.

    Dedicated live coverage from East Midlands Live resumes at 08:00 tomorrow.

  12. Weather: Some snow around overnight

    Anna Church

    BBC East Midlands Today weather presenter

    Showers will move in this evening and continue overnight, these will mostly fall as rain and sleet at lower levels.

    BBC weather map

    However some snow is likely for a time over higher ground.

    There will be plenty of clear spells between the showers which will allow temperatures to drop and brings the risk of Ice on untreated surfaces.

    Minimum temperatures of 1C (34F) in urban areas.

  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, between J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham and J26 for A610 Nottingham.

    M1 Derbyshire - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M1 northbound between J25, A52 (Nottingham) and J26, A610 (Nottingham), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  14. Six charged with human trafficking

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC News

    A father and his two sons are among six people who have been arrested on suspicion of running brothels in the East Midlands.

    Woman who has been used as a slave

    Police made the arrests in Derby, Beeston and Strelley on Tuesday, for offences believed to have taken place between 2013-17.

    The group were also charged with human trafficking offences and will appear before Nottingham Crown Court in the new year.

  15. Weather warning issued

    Anna Church

    BBC East Midlands Today weather presenter

    Once again, there is a yellow weather warning in place for ice across the East Midlands.

    Yellow ice warning

    Ice is likely to be a hazard from now until 11:00 on Friday

  16. Dirty fish and chip shop shut down

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC News

    This filthy fish and chip shop has been closed down because of hygiene failures and claims of food poisoning from customers.

    Messy floor

    Gary and Vincent Bailey, co-owners of Bailey's Fish Bar in Kegworth, admitted nine food hygiene offences and have been banned from operating any kind of food business.

    The pair were both fined £400 and ordered to pay £4,282 in costs.

    Dirty sink
  17. HGV driver jailed for fatal 'porn' crash

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC News

    A driver, who was watching pornographic material on his mobile phone, has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving.

    Felix Gillon

    Felix Gillon, 56, of Johnson Road, Bedworth, was driving along the M69 in Leicestershire when his HGV crashed into another driver's truck.

    The victim, Kerry Pemberton, had broken down and was waiting for a recovery vehicle on the hard shoulder between junctions one and two.

    After the crash Gillon threw his mobile phone into the fields near the road, police said.

    He was sentenced to eight years in jail for causing death by dangerous driving and for perverting the course of justice.

    Gillon has also been banned from driving for eight years.