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Summary

  1. Third person charged over Chaddesden murder
  2. Video shows wing mirrors kicked off
  3. Man jailed over indecent child images
  4. Crash causes disruption in Leicester
  5. Two stabbed in city centre fight
  6. Updates for Monday 29 April 2019

Live Reporting

By Amy Woodfield and David Pittam

All times stated are UK

  1. Mariam Moustafa death: Family not told about court case

    Sonia Kataria

    BBC News

    The family of a student who died after an assault by a group of teenagers was not told about a court hearing in which three women pleaded guilty to affray.

    Mariam Moustafa, 18, fell into a coma following the attack in Nottingham last February and later died of a stroke.

    Mariam Moustafa

    Her father Mohamed said authorities showed "no respect" for the family, who did not know about the hearing.

    The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) said it was "deeply sorry" for not informing the Moustafas.

  2. Dozens of caravans damaged by fire

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC News

    Fire crews have been dealing with a large blaze at a caravan park in Blidworth overnight.

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    Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service estimates about 70 caravans, motor homes and a horse box were destroyed by the fire and a further 50 were damaged by the heat.

    The fire was extinguished by about 04:45. Firefighters are planning to carry out an inspection of the site at 10:00.

  3. Watch: East Midlands weather

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    Lots of fog across the East Midlands to start with but this will clear towards the afternoon - here's the full forecast.

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    Video caption: Alex Hamilton with the weather forecast for the East Midlands
  4. David McDaid

    BBC Olympic sports reporter

    Elise Christie

    David McDaid

    BBC Olympic sports reporter

    British short track speed skater Elise Christie says she "ended up broken" from "debilitating" anxiety and depression, but has now recovered.

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  5. Video content

    Video caption: Nottinghamshire PC's skull fractured in bottle attack

    The female police officer was left with life-changing injuries.

  6. Video content

    Video caption: Beauty bags show sex workers 'they're loved'

    A charity hands out free toiletries, chocolates and condoms to women on the streets of Derby.

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, from J28 for A38 Alfreton to J27 for A608 Mansfield Road Hucknall.

    M1 Derbyshire - All traffic being temporarily held and a police incident on M1 southbound from J28, A38 (Alfreton) to J27, A608 (Hucknall).

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Nottinghamshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Nottinghamshire both ways severe disruption, at J27 for A608 Mansfield Road Hucknall.

    M1 Nottinghamshire - The main road is closed, with traffic being routed around the junction and back on again, on M1 in both directions at J27, A608 (Hucknall), because of a police incident.

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

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    That's it for our live updates today but you may see some articles appear on this page overnight.

    The live updates will return at 08:00 on Tuesday.

  10. Neo-Nazi accused teen chooses not to testify

    Press Association

    A teenager who denies being a member of a banned neo-Nazi terror group has opted not to give evidence in his own defence.

    Connor Scothern, 18, is standing trial at Birmingham Crown Court alongside three other defendants who also deny being part of National Action after it was outlawed in December 2016.

    Connor Scothern

    Jurors have previously been told that Mr Scothern, of Bagnall Avenue, Arnold, claims to have quit the group a day before it was made illegal.

    The prosecution claims Scothern was pictured giving a Nazi salute in a Nottingham cemetery in November 2016, and was "effectively an activist's activist" following the ban on National Action.

    Closing addresses by prosecution and defence barristers will take place later this week after agreed facts are presented to the court on behalf of Mr Scothern.

  11. Weather outlook for the East Midlands

    BBC Weather

    It's going to be a slightly chilly night with temperatures dropping throughout the week.

    Weather
  12. Delays after motorbike collides with pedestrian

    David Pittam

    BBC News Online

    A motorbike has hit a pedestrian on a major road in and out of Nottingham city centre.

    Traffic is slow on Alfreton Road after the crash at the junction with Forest Road West.

    Police confirmed they attended the scene but have no information about injuries at this point.

    Alfreton Road
  13. Travel: Delays after Ashby accident

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News

    Police have advised motorists to avoid Nottingham Road in Ashby De La Zouch because of an accident.

    It is closed between Dents Road and Wood Street.

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