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  1. Updates for Thursday 16 June 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Friday

Live Reporting

By Amy Woodfield

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Updates on Leicestershire's Local Live have now finished for the day. They will start again on Friday at 08:00.

  2. Weather: More rain but some sunshine

    Kay Crewdson

    Weather presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    There is the on-going risk of showers for all parts into this evening – the yellow warning in place from the Met Office is valid until 22:00 - with lows of 11C (52F).


    It's a rather cloudy start to tomorrow with a few showers for some.

  3. Vardy party over and out

    Alex Smith

    BBC News Online

    That's all from me at the Local Hero pub in Leicester, great to see the East Midlands - namely Mr Vardy - turn the game round for England.

    Jamie Vardy sticker on a car in Leicester
  4. MP questions minister over HMP Glen Parva

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    The South Leicestershire MP questioned the Prisons Minister about the plans for HMP Glen Parva in the Commons.

    Prison corridor

    Alberto Costa says: "This time last year there was a proposal to build a new college of education, that was cancelled around July 2015.

    "I was then told that the site might be used for one of the new government prisons. Now we've been told because of under capacity they will use it to house adult prisoners."

  5. Izzard suspends campaign in light of Cox attack

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    The comedian Eddie Izzard had been due to talk at the university about staying in Europe.

    He says he has cancelled this, along with all other campaigning, until further notice.

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  6. University cancel EU event after shooting of MP

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Vote Leave and Remain have both suspended campaigning in the EU referendum in light of the attack on the MP Jo Cox.

    This means the University of Leicester have also cancelled their event.

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  7. Latest Leicestershire headlines

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    • Homes and roads have been flooded in the north-west Leicestershire
    • Glen Parva young offenders institute is going to start accepting older men
    • Leicester City's Jamie Vardy scored for England within 10 minutes after coming off the subs bench
  8. Fans celebrate winning goal

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Fans at the Local Hero in Leicester celebrated as Sturridge scored England's winner - phew!

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    Video caption: Fans at the Local Hero in Leicester celebrate as Sturridge gets the winner
  9. Vardy goal makes Leicester record books

    Love a good Leicester fact from Lineker...

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    It might be just one goal for England but it's a pretty significant one for Leicester.

  10. Vardy fans celebrate equaliser

    Unsurprisingly, Vardy's goal went down well at the Local Hero in Leicester.  

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    Video caption: Vardy fans celebrate equaliser
  11. Fans question goal

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    A few people on Twitter claiming Vardy was off-side...

    Jamie Vardy goal

    I'm happy to trust the ref's judgment.

  12. Leicester's top-man does it for England

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Less than 10 minutes after he was brought on the pitch, Jamie Vardy scores to level England 1-1 with Wales!

    Anyone else beaming with pride right now?

    Jamie Vardy
  13. BreakingVardy scores!!!

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Leicester City's Jamie Vardy has scored for England in their game against Wales in the Euro 2016 tournament. It's now 1-1.

  14. Bale goal: Leicester reacts

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    Video caption: Bale goal: Leicester reacts

    England fans at the Local Hero pub in Leicester react to that Wales goal...

  15. Prison to take older men

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    There're concerns about what changes to be made to the age restrictions at the young offenders institution in Glen Parva.

    HMP Glen Parva

    At the moment it's just for men aged between 18 and 21. In the next few weeks it will start accepting older adult prisoners.