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Summary

  1. Updates for Monday 10 April 2017
  2. Man dies after falling through roof
  3. Fire devastates Bradgate Park
  4. New one-way system at Derby hospital
  5. Abortion protests end in Nottingham
  6. Shakespeare disappointed after 'basketball game'
  7. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Khia Lewis-Todd and Amy Woodfield

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for the East Midlands have finished for the day, but we'll be back at 08:00 tomorrow with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather.  

  2. Football: Foxes fever in Madrid

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    The BBC Leicester sport team have arrived in Spain ahead of Leicester's Champions League fixture on Wednesday.

    Looks like they've already found some Foxes fans...

    Foxes fans in spain
  3. Weather: Staying dry with some sunshine

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    Tonight it'll be dry with patchy cloud and light winds - lows of 4C (39F).

    Weather

    Tuesday will be mostly dry again with some bright and sunny spells, and variable amounts of cloud. 

    Highs of 13C (55F).

  4. Football: Premier League champions sign Stafford Rangers youngster

    BBC Sport

    Leicester City have signed forward Josh Gordon from Northern Premier League Premier Division side Stafford Rangers.  

    Josh Gordon

    The 22-year-old has scored 11 times in 18 games in the seventh tier this season and will join the Premier League champions' under-23 side for the rest of the season.  

    Gordon had eight years at Stoke before dropping into non-league football.  

    Rangers said: "We are proud to have played a part in a young man's journey to a top club."  

  5. Man on police bail after fatal motorbike crash near Gullivers Kingdom

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    A 49-year-old man arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving has been released on bail.

    On Saturday a 73-year-old man from Holbrook died after two motorbikes collided on the A6 in Derbyshire.

    The crash happened at about 17:20 near Gulliver's Kingdom in Matlock Bath.

    A6 Derbyshire
  6. Burton Albion shortlisted as Midlands Community Club of the Year

    BBC Derby Sport

    Burton Albion has officially been shortlisted as Midlands Community Club of the Year at the EFL Awards. 

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  7. Samantha Baldwin 'wrongly claimed' boys were abused

    Jeremy Ball

    Social affairs correspondent, BBC East Midlands Today

    A court's heard that the Nottinghamshire mother who went missing, with her two young sons, made false allegations against their father. 

    A judge said Samantha Baldwin's claims that he'd abused the boys weren't true, and she also gave them drugs to try to prove her claims. 

    Samantha Baldwin

    Judge Jeremy Lea said people needed to know some essential facts because there has been so much "ill-informed speculation".

    Samantha has since been  arrested on suspicion of abduction  and released on bail. 

    Today, the judge revealed that while he was making a ruling on how much contact their father was allowed, she took the boys away.

    He also said that the father "had not perpetrated sexual, physical or emotional abuse against the boys, as alleged by their mother".

    And he added she genuinely believed he had done so, but the belief was "irrational".

  8. Travel: Delays across the East Midlands

    BBC News Travel

    Derbyshire

    • Delays on the A38 northbound between the junctions with the A61 Alfreton and the M1

    Nottinghamshire

    • Delays on the A52 westbound at the junction with the A6514  
    • Delays on the A50 eastbound between the A6 and the junction with the M1 junction 24  

    Leicestershire

    • Delays on the A5 northbound between the junctions with the M69 and the A47 Hinckley  
  9. Two from Lutterworth die in three-vehicle crash

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    A man and a woman from Lutterworth have died in a three-vehicle crash on the A5199 Welford Road, Northamptonshire Police said .

    The crash, which involved blue Vauxhall Corsa was in collision with a blue Hyundai I40 and a white Peugeot Partner van, occurred last night just over the Northamptonshire border, between Thornby and Creaton.

    The driver of the Corsa, a 25-year-old man from Lutterworth, and one of the Corsa's passengers, a 22-year-old woman from Lutterworth, died at the scene.

    Two further passengers in the Corsa and the driver of the Hyundai were taken to hospital with suspected serious injuries, the force added. 

    A5199 Welford Road
  10. Ambergate death: 'Tragic, unnecessary accident'

    Jonathan Baker

    Reporter, BBC Radio Derby

    James Litchfield the managing director of the Ambergate site where a 19-year-old man fell to his death last night - has described the incident as a "tragic, unnecessary accident". 

    The Litchfield Group owns the industrial estate, which is monitored by security around the clock. 

    Police are preparing a file for the coroner.

    Ambergate
  11. Your photos: Monday in the East Midlands

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Lets take a look at some of the photos you've been sending in across the East Midlands.

    This was taken by John Yorkshire Lad Leigh - it shows Hope Valley in the Derbyshire Peak District...

    Hope Valley in the Derbyshire Peak District

    In Melton Mowbray there are are a few more clouds in the sky than we had yesterday - taken by Pete...

    Melton Mowbray

    Over in Nottinghamshire, Badger has been to Newark Castle and shared this lovely image...

    Newark Castle
  12. Witness appeal after River Gardens assault

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    A man and woman sitting on a bench were kicked and punched in an unprovoked attack by another man and woman, Derbyshire police said.

    The pair were left shaken but not seriously injured.

    The attack, details of which have only just been released, happened in Derby's River Gardens on 1 April between 21:30 and 21:45.

    Derby River Gardens

    Derbyshire police believe a man walked past the bench before or after the assault and is urging any witnesses to get in touch.

  13. Campaign to return Broadmarsh monkey

    Hayley Compton

    Reporter, BBC Radio Nottingham

    Do you remember this monkey that used to do somersaults in the Broadmarsh?

    Broadmarsh monkey

    It was in the Gordon Scott window which moved out of the shopping centre several years ago. When the shop shut recently we didn't know where the monkey had gone. 

    Until now.

    It turns out Charlie - who is actually a chimp not a monkey - moved to the Brewhouse Yard Museum, but there's no case big enough to display him.

    And now there's a campaign to get him back in the Broadmarsh. 

    Quote Message: The monkey came here in 2014 when it moved from Broadmarsh centre to outside. His name's Charlie the chimp - he is in remarkable condition considering he was swinging around that branch consistently for 40 years. I think it's amazing that he is still going. The reason we keep him is because of his importance to Nottingham and because he matters. from Simon Brown Curator of community history and world cultures
    Simon Brown Curator of community history and world cultures
  14. Warmer weather means more outdoor rescues

    The warm weather has seen an increase in calls for help to Edale Mountain Rescue.

    They say they were called out five times  in 24 hours, mainly to help climbers, walkers and bikers falling and hurting themselves.

    Edale Mountain Rescue
  15. Second man arrested for assault

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    A second man has been arrested in connection with an assault in Nottingham yesterday morning.

    Police were called to Wilford Road at around 05:25 - a 22-year-old woman was then taken to the Queen's Medical Centre with injuries not believed to be life threatening.

    A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and a 32-year-old man taken into custody yesterday has been released under investigation.

  16. Police appeal for man caught on CCTV

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Does this person look familiar to you?  

    CCTV of wanted man

    Police in Leicestershire want to identify him following an attempted break-in at the Lancaster Arms on Station Road in Desford.

    It happened in the early hours of 3 March. The pub was successfully broken into but nothing was taken.

  17. Burton Albion draw 1-1 with Aston Villa

    BBC Derby Sport

    Burton Albion keep picking up points at the bottom end of the table.

    They're five points above the relegation zone after their 1-1 draw with Aston Villa

    Pirelli Stadium