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Summary

  1. Syria trip pair jailed for terror charges
  2. Loan firm 'duped' mum out of benefits
  3. 'Large shop fire' in Sandiacre
  4. Woman donates £1,500 to help pug breathe
  5. Nottingham congestion 'not reduced' by parking levy
  6. More women on Nottingham City Council cabinet than men
  7. Live updates for Monday 20 May

Live Reporting

By Amy Woodfield and Nick Smith

All times stated are UK

  1. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A6004 Leicestershire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A6004 Leicestershire both ways severe accident, from Main Street to A6.

    A6004 Leicestershire - A6004 in Woodthorpe closed in both directions from Woodthorpe roundabout to One Ash roundabout, because of an accident.

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

  2. Our live coverage across the day

    That's it for dedicated live page coverage today, we'll be back at 08:00 on Tuesday. Breaking news, sport and some travel will continue to update through the night.

  3. East Midlands weather: Dry night ahead

    BBC Weather

    Lingering daytime showers will slowly die away this evening. It will then be dry overnight with clear periods, although some mist is likely to develop later in the night.

    weather

    Tuesday is expected to be a dry day with sunny periods. However, there is a small chance of a few fairly isolated showers developing during the day which are most likely in the afternoon.

  4. Specialist contractors to remove dumped asbestos

    Nick Smith

    BBC News Online

    Specialist contractors are being brought in to remove asbestos which was dumped on a road outside Worksop.

    A number of bags were fly-tipped on Ollerton Road, a lengthy stretch of which remains closed on the advice of the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

    Simon Greeves, leader of Bassetlaw District Council said: "The reality is that the HSE quite rightly take the removal of this particular substance very seriously, so making sure we get the right contractors in to make sure that it’s removed in the right way, in the best interests of everyone’s safety, is the best and right thing to do."

    Asbestos
  5. Ice hockey: Panthers' forward scores crucial GB goal

    Nick Smith

    BBC News Online

    Team GB will be continue to mingle with the world's best after an astonishing comeback against France at the 2019 IIHF World Championship.

    They came from 3-0 down to record a 4-3 win, securing their place in the top tier of international ice hockey, at the expense of their opponents who have been relegated.

    Nottingham Panthers forward Robert Farmer scored GB's third goal, which sent the game to overtime, before Ben Davies scored the winner.

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  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, from J29 for A617 Chesterfield to J29A for A6192 Erin Road Markham Vale.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound from J29, A617 (Chesterfield) to J29a, A6192 (Markham Vale), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  7. Photos of blooming East Midlands

    BBC Weather Watchers

    It's a riot of colour across the East Midlands in these fabulous Weather Watcher photographs.

    Scrappy captured these blue love in a mist and forget-me-nots in Kegworth.

    Flowers in Kegworth

    And Maggie T Howlett spotted this bee in a buttercup in Hathern.

    Bee

    Meanwhile alakar pictured this blanket of bluebells at Ladybower this morning.

    Bluebells
  8. One lane of A38 reopens after lorry crash

    Nick Smith

    BBC News Online

    One lane of the A38 has reopened following a crash this morning.

    The road was closed following the smash involving two lorries near Somercotes.

    Delays are still expected in the area.

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  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A46 Nottinghamshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A46 Nottinghamshire northbound severe disruption, from A52 to A6097.

    A46 Nottinghamshire - A46 in Saxondale closed and queuing traffic northbound from the A52 junction to the A6097 junction, because of a vehicle fire.

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

  10. Ashbourne Airfield roundabout approved

    Eddie Bisknell

    Local Democracy Reporter

    Plans for a large roundabout on the A52 in Ashbourne have been approved to help support traffic relating to the redevelopment of Ashbourne Airfield.

    In total, 376 houses and 20 acres of business space has already been approved on the former airfield.

    Phase two of this project would see another 1,100 homes built and a further 20 acres of business space.

    Summing up the application, David Arnold, the council's head of planning, said: "I have no reason to doubt that there is a need for this development and it will allow the expansion of the airfield.

    "I am satisfied that the impact will be minimal. I believe the benefits outweigh the limited negative impact."

    Roundabout plans
  11. Man, 64, goes missing again

    Nick Smith

    BBC News Online

    A man who was found at the weekend has gone missing again.

    Peter Horoch, 64, from Grassmoor, near Chesterfield, was reported missing on Friday and was found yesterday and spoken to by police.

    However, he failed to make contact with his family and has been reported missing again.

    Peter Horoch
  12. Bus station waiting room up for rent as shop

    Eddie Bisknell

    Local Democracy Reporter

    A waiting room at Matlock bus station is being put up for rent as a shop.

    This comes seven months after Derbyshire Dales district councillors opted to find new uses for several of its public toilets and buildings.

    Councillors and council officers had consistently referred to ongoing issues with vandalism at Matlock bus station and particularly in its waiting room.

    They said that the waiting room, built in the mid 2000s, was rarely used and would be best used as a shop.

    Councillor Steve Flitter said: "I fully support this, the building is in a terrible state and needs to be put to good use. We have to give the site another chance."

    The 682 sq ft waiting room is now on the market with estate agent Salloways for £15,000 a year.

    Matlock bus station
  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, from J30 for A616 Worksop to J29A for A6192 Erin Road Markham Vale.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M1 southbound from J30, A616 (Worksop) to J29a, A6192 (Markham Vale), because of a broken down car.

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

  14. Derby's Keogh named in Ireland squad

    Nick Smith

    BBC News Online

    Derby County defender Richard Keogh has been named in Mick McCarthy's Ireland squad for next month's Euro 2020 qualifiers.

    The Boys in Green will travel to Denmark on 7 June before hosting Gibraltar three days later.

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