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Nick Smith and Amy Woodfield

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  1. Man arrested after woman's body found in Leicester fire

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC News

    A man has been arrested after a woman was found dead in a burning building in Leicester.

    A murder investigation was opened after Leah Fray, 27, was discovered by firefighters tackling a blaze at a property in Mere Road on Saturday night.

    Leah Fray

    Leicestershire Police said a 56-year-old man was arrested in Barwell yesterday evening in connection with her death.

    The force has renewed its appeal for anyone with information to come forward.

  2. Murder arrests after Chaddesden death

    Liam Barnes

    BBC News

    Six people have been arrested following the death of a man found injured in a car park.

    The man was discovered near Chaddesden Park on Saturday and died soon after being taken to hospital.

    Derbyshire Police said two 19-year-old men and a 21-year-old woman had been arrested on suspicion of murder.

    Police cordon in Chaddesden

    A 16-year-old girl, a 19-year-old man and a 26-year-old man had also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

    A 16-year-old boy arrested on suspicion of murder over the weekend has been released without charge.

  3. Cause of factory fire still to be established

    East Midlands Today

    Investigations are continuing into a series of explosions and a fire that shut off part of Derby yesterday.

    At its height 45 firefighters tackled the blaze at a factory off Enterprise Way after a number of loud bangs were reported around lunchtime, caused by gas cylinders exploding.

    Fire engine at scene of factory fire

    Nobody was injured at the factory, which produces rubber matting, but train services were disrupted by the large smoke flume and a number of roads were closed.

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    Video caption: Drone footage of fire in Derby
  4. Watch: Today's weather for the East Midlands

    Rich Davis

    BBC Weather presenter

    We're in for another cracker of a day with plenty of sunshine.

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    Video caption: Weather for the East Midlands on Tuesday 23 April 2019.