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  1. Man, 73, arrested after city centre stabbing
  2. Mock terrorist training exercise held at intu Derby
  3. Fresh safety calls over pedestrian deaths
  4. Two men injured in Leicester fire
  5. Cricket: Nixon named Foxes head coach
  6. Live updates for Monday 16 October 2017

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By Liam Barnes and Maryam Qaiser

All times stated are UK

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    Regular live coverage on this page has ended for the day, but breaking news, sport and travel updates will continue to appear through the night.

    East Midlands Live returns from 08:00 tomorrow morning.

  2. Six arrests at Derby-Nottingham Forest match

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Six people were arrested during Sunday's Derby County and Nottingham Forest match at Pride Park.

    Pride Park

    One man received a banning order for a public order offence and the pitch invader was given a caution.

    Three others were given fixed penalty notices.

    A sixth man was interviewed under caution and released without charge.

    Four of the people arrested were Derby fans and two are Forest supporters, Derbyshire Police added.

  3. Weather: Plenty of sunshine ahead

    Anna Church

    Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    It is a fine end to the day with plenty of sunshine before dark, feeling unusually warm for the time of year.

    However it will remain blustery with gusts of 30 to 40mph.

    Tonight will be dry and winds will gradually ease towards dawn with minimum temperatures of 11C (52F)


    Although it will still be breezy on Tuesday, it is a much quieter day.

    Staying dry with plenty of sunshine but it is feeling much fresher, Max 15C 59f

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    Severe accident: A1 Lincolnshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1 Lincolnshire northbound severe accident, between B1174 Great North Road and A17.

    A1 Lincolnshire - Queuing traffic on A1 northbound between Great Gonerby Turn Off in Grantham and Newark Showground in Newark, because of an accident involving two vehicles earlier on.

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

  5. Vigil for doctor who died in crash

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    A candlelit vigil will be held this evening for a cyclist who was hit by a lorry last week.

    Suzanna Bull, 32, from Farnsfield died on a busy road in Birmingham.

    She was working at Birmingham Children's Hospital as part of her GP training when the crash happened last Monday afternoon.


    Paramedics tried to save her but she was pronounced dead at the scene.

    The lorry driver stopped and is assisting police with investigations but they are still appealing for witnesses.

  6. Foxes out to ease pressure after early season losses

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    A win for Leicester City against West Brom this evening would move the Foxes out of the Premier League relegation zone.

    Craig Shakespeare

    The Foxes' tally of five points from seven games is their joint-lowest return at this stage of a Premier League season.

    They were relegated on each of the previous three occasions.

  7. Passengers urged to check flight status

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    A number of flights from East Midlands Airport to and from Ireland and Glasgow have been cancelled because of Hurricane Ophelia.

    The airport is urging people travelling to either destination today to check its website or the airline before setting off.

    East Midlands Airport
  8. Your photos: Unusual red sky and sun

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    BBC Weather Watchers across the East Midlands have been out with their cameras capturing the unusual red sky and sun - including Kristine at Melton Mowbray.

    Red sky at Melton Mowbray

    David e got this stunning shot of the sky at Stanage Edge, near Hathersage in the Peak District.

    Red sky near Stanage Edge

    This effort - from lottie3 - was taken over Caunton, near Newark.

    Red sun
  9. Five arrests after cannabis seized

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    Five people have been arrested in connection with two separate cannabis grows in Nottinghamshire.

    Officers raided a house on Portland Road in Hucknall yesterday afternoon where they seized 70 plants.

    Nottinghamshire Police said a 40-year-old woman and two men aged 49 and 57 were arrested.

    Portland Street

    As part of a separate inquiry officers searched a house in Millers Way, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, where about 20 plants were discovered.

    A 26-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man were arrested there.

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    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, at J24 for A6.

    M1 Leicestershire - Heavy traffic on M1 northbound at J24, A6 (Kegworth), because of an earlier broken down vehicle. In the roadworks area. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

  11. Magpies and Stags await FA Cup fate

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Notts County and Mansfield Town will out later who they will face in the first round proper of this season's FA Cup.

    Steve Evans, FA Cup and Kevin Nolan

    The Stags are ball number 26 and County are 31 for the 80-team draw, live on BBC Two from 19:00 this evening.

    Both clubs could face opposition from League One or one of three sides from English football's eighth tier - Hyde United, Ossett Town or Heybridge Swifts.

    All ties will be played over the weekend of 3-5 November.

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    Severe accident: A515 Derbyshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A515 Derbyshire both ways severe accident, between Hollies Lane and B5033 Cockshead Lane.

    A515 Derbyshire - A515 in Great Cubley closed in both directions between the Hollies Lane junction and the B5033 Cockshead Lane junction, because of an accident and a vehicle fire.

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

  13. Student party 'causes wall to collapse'

    Liam Barnes

    BBC News Online

    Residents were left "distressed" by "continuous noise" coming from student parties in Lenton over the weekend, a community group has said.

    Lenton house party Nottingham

    Kate Loewenthal, chairman of Lenton Drives and Neighbours Residents Association, said "well over 100 students" were present at one party, which she said went on until 05:00.

    A wall between two properties is believed to have collapsed during one event, and there were also reports of fighting at some of the gatherings.

    Ms Loewenthal said community protection officers were "ignored" by the students, and criticised the local universities for not "giving out strong messages and giving sanctions that will have any impact".

    Nottingham City Council has said the disruption was "unacceptable" and that the names of students involved have been taken and passed on to their respective universities.

    Nottingham Trent University added that it was following up the disturbances "as a matter of urgency" and that it regretted any disruption caused by its students.

  14. Teen found guilty of Shepshed murder

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    A teenager has been found guilty of the murder of a man who was found with stab wounds in a crashed car.

    Mark Anthony Law and Mason Casey

    An investigation found Timothy Smith's injuries were not consistent with the crash and a post-mortem examination revealed he had died of a stab wound to the heart.

    Mr Smith, 45, from Staffordshire, was found in a car on an industrial estate in Shepshed, Leicestershire earlier this year.

    A jury at Leicester Crown Court convicted 18-year-old Mason Casey (pictured right), of Ludlow Place, Shepshed, of Mr Smith's murder earlier today.

    A second man, 20-year-old Mark Anthony Law, of Sandringham Rise, Shepshed, had pleaded guilty to the murder last month.

    The pair will be sentenced at a later date.

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    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, between J28 for A38 Alfreton and J29 for A617.

    M1 Derbyshire - Slow traffic on M1 northbound between J28, A38 (Alfreton) and J29, A617 (Chesterfield), because of an earlier broken down vehicle. All lanes have been re-opened.

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