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Summary

  1. Updates for Friday 19 May 2017
  2. BBC presenters 'had sex in parkland'
  3. Factory worker's death 'accidental'
  4. Pregnant candidate rejects nappy row apology
  5. Signal fault causes major rail disruption
  6. More men charged after football fans clash
  7. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Monday

Live Reporting

By Amy Woodfield and Sandish Shoker

All times stated are UK

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  1. Patrick Jennings

    BBC Sport

    Leicester v Bournemouth

    Patrick Jennings

    BBC Sport

    Bournemouth secure their highest top-flight finish with a draw at Leicester on the final day of the Premier League season.

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  2. James Law

    BBC Sport

    Wasps

    James Law

    BBC Sport

    Josh Bassett's 78th-minute try sends Wasps to their first Premiership final in nine years thanks to a thrilling win over Leicester.

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  3. Our live coverage across the day

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

  4. Police name student who died at boarding school

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Leicestershire Police has named the teenager who died at Ratcliffe College in Ratcliffe on the Wreake as Charles Evenden.

    A spokeswoman for the force said they were investigating the circumstances around the 17-year-old's death last night.

    She said: "The Evenden family are understandably struggling to come to terms with their loss and they have asked that their privacy is respected."

    Ratcliffe
  5. Weather: Rain will fizzle out later

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    A few showers to look out for this evening however these will gradually fizzle out overnight tonight with lows of 8C (46F)

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  6. Council reviews gravel quarry plans

    BBC Radio Nottingham

    Plans for several new gravel quarries in Nottinghamshire may be shelved after it was found that information being used by the council to identify potential sites was more than 10 years old.

    Barby Moor, Shelford and Coddington were among the areas that had been identified, but new figures show there might not be enough sand and gravel after all.

    Nottinghamshire County Council has now called for a review of the plans and up-to-date data before making a decision.

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  7. Football: Burton Albion to sign Northern Ireland midfielder from Rochdale

    BBC Sport

    Burton Albion have made their first signing of the summer by agreeing a two-year deal with Rochdale midfielder Matty Lund.

    The 26-year-old's contract at Spotlands expires at the end of June.

    Matty Lund

    Twice capped by Northern Ireland, Lund has scored 10 goals in 37 games for Rochdale this season.

    Quote Message: Playing in the Championship has been an aim of mine for a couple of seasons. It's an opportunity for me to show what I can do at a higher level and I want to show Burton, my family and friends that I can make that step up." from Matty Lund Burton Albion signing
    Matty LundBurton Albion signing
  8. Your comments: New Leicester City kit

    Facebook

    On our Facebook page you've been commenting on the new Leicester City kit.

    Shane Hulme said: "About time the new kits were every two seasons now, they would be more eagerly anticipated then and perhaps you could think more about a smart kit."

    Chris Gutteridge said: "How to save 50 quid.....take your 2014/15 shirt and take the collar off.....job done."

  9. Universities trial drug for asbestos cancer

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    The University of Leicester and the University of Southampton are involved in a drug trial for patients with a hard-to-treat type of cancer caused by asbestos.

    The drug is already used to treat advanced melanoma and advanced kidney cancer.

    The trial will hopefully see if it can also boost the body’s immune system to fight off mesothelioma.

    Asbestos warning sign

    About 304 patients with relapsed mesothelioma will be involved in the trial at the University of Southampton’s Centre for Cancer Immunology.

    Quote Message: Preliminary studies targeting PD-1 in mesothelioma have shown promising activity. Critically, we aim to understand why patients respond (or not) to this drug, and identify biomarkers to ensure that we can personalise therapy to maximize the benefit for patients.” from Professor Dean Fennell University of Leicester
    Professor Dean FennellUniversity of Leicester
  10. Coffee offer to encourage more young voters

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    A cafe in Bingham, Nottinghamshire, is offering young people a free coffee in a bid to encourage them to vote in the upcoming general election.

    The Circle Eatery said too many 18 to 25 year olds were missing their opportunity to have a say in the election and so has offered a hot drink to any who present their polling card.

    People have until Monday to register to vote.

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  11. 'Smoking materials' are probable cause of Newhall fire

    BBC Radio Derby

    Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service has said "discarded smoking materials" were likely to blame for a fire in Main Street, Newhall last night.

    A representative from the fire service said a woman who lived in the house was "extremely lucky" to get out, particularly as there were no working smoke alarms.

    Neighbours raised the alarm and managed to help the woman escape through a first floor window before fire engines arrived.

  12. Inquest concludes factory death was accidental

    Amy Harris

    Reporter, BBC East Midlands Today

    The inquest into the death of Tarsem Singh in Leicester has concluded it was accidental.

    The 52-year-old father of two died after being injured at Nylacast Engineering Plastics Solutions in Leicester in 2016.

    Nylacast
  13. Conservative group considering action over 'nappies' comment

    Chris Doidge

    BBC Radio Derby, political reporter

    The Conservative leader at Erewash Borough Council has said her councillor's comments about a female parliamentary candidate were "totally unacceptable."

    Carol Hart

    Jon Wright wrote on Facebook saying Catherine Atkinson might be "too busy changing nappies" to be a voice for the people of Erewash.

    Carol Hart said the Conservative group is considering whether to take any action against Mr Wright.

    Meanwhile the Labour candidate Catherine Atkinson, has told the BBC she does not accept Mr Wright's apology.

    UKIP, the Liberal Democrats, Greens and an independent candidate are all standing in Erewash at this year's general election.