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Summary

  1. Updates for Monday 3 April 2017
  2. Cattle stolen from Derbyshire farm
  3. Superbike crash man was 'thrill-seeker'
  4. Doctor struck off for calling receptionist 'fat blob'
  5. New non-emergency ambulance provider
  6. Derby teen travels with Davis Cup team
  7. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Sandish Shoker and Amy Woodfield

All times stated are UK

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  1. Emlyn Begley

    BBC Sport

    Leicester City celebrate

    Emlyn Begley

    BBC Sport

    Leicester make it six wins from six under Craig Shakespeare as Sunderland mark the two-month anniversary of their last goal with another defeat.

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  2. Ged Scott

    BBC Sport

    Nouha Dicko

    Ged Scott

    BBC Sport

    Nouha Dicko hits his first Molineux Championship match-winner since May 2015, as Wolves edge to victory over Nottingham Forest.

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  3. 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.

  4. Weather: Rain overnight into Tuesday

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    After a fine end to the day, skies will turn cloudy overnight with some patchy light rain at times. 

    Cloud will thicken to give some hill fog and it will be misty at lower levels - a minimum temperature of 8C (46F).

    Weather

    Tuesday will start damp with some light rain. Cloud will gradually start to break up through the morning with some sunny spells by late afternoon.

    A maximum temperature of 13C (55F).

  5. Teenager escapes police custody

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Police say they are investigating after a teenager escaped custody yesterday evening.

    The 16-year-old, who was under arrest on suspicion of burglary and theft, escaped from Nottingham City Hospital just after 22:20.

    A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said searches are being carried out to find the boy but he "does not pose a danger to the public".

    Nottingham City Hospital
  6. Travel: Latest on East Midlands roads

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Lots of delays around J24 on the M1...

    • Traffic is queuing on the A50 eastbound between the M1 J24A and the junction with the M1 J24
    • The M1 southbound exit slip at junction J24 and the M1 northbound entry slip at junction J24 is queuing
    • Delays also on the A453 southbound between the junctions with the M1 and the A42  

    Elsewhere

    • There are delays on the A52 westbound  in Nottingham between the A6005 and the junction with the A6514 (near QMC)
    • Also slow on the A38 eastbound towards the M1 J28
  7. Attack at car dealership

    Giles Taylor

    BBC East Midlands Today reporter

    About 60 cars have been left damaged after this car salesroom in Gunthorpe was targeted last night by vandals.

    Smashed car

    Police say they were called at around 00:45 and are investigating. 

    The owners say they have CCTV footage of the people responsible attacking the cars with a sledgehammer.

    Smashed car
  8. Ilkeston to return to the pitch after pay dispute

    BBC Derby Sport

    Ilkeston's game at Buxton tomorrow WILL go ahead following a meeting between the club's players and owner earlier today.

    It's after players refused to take to the pitch at the weekend - captain Matt Baker said they hadn't been paid since before Christmas.

  9. Report says GP's behaviour was 'deplorable'

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    In total, 22 misconduct allegations against Nottingham GP Khashayar Ghaharian were proved at the tribunal hearing.

    As well as calling his receptionist a "fat blob" Dr Ghaharian called her "thick" and called another member of staff a "cockroach" in his native Farsi.

    The report concluded: "His unsavoury, bullying, harassing and deeply unpleasant conduct can readily be described as deplorable."

    Khashayar Ghaharian
  10. Name of cinema operator announced

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    The cinema operator for the new Broadmarsh centre in Nottingham has been announced. 

    The Light, a Romanian company, will open a nine-screen cinema as part of the £86m redevelopment of the shopping centre.

    The firm, which promises "a new outlook on the cinema experience" runs cinemas in Cambridge, Sheffield and Dundee.

    Broadmarsh cinema
  11. Travel: Latest on East Midlands roads

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    • There are 20 minute delays on the A38 northbound between the A5121 Burton Upon Trent south and the junction with the A5121 Burton Upon Trent north .
    • There's congestion on the M1 southbound exit slip at junction J24
  12. Tennis: Derby teen travels with Davis Cup team

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Derby teenager Jay Clarke has travelled with the Great Britain Davis Cup team to Rouen to help them with preparations with their tie against France this weekend.

    The world number 420, who is not in the official squad, has been on court at Rouen’s Kinder Arena as a hitting partner for doubles duo Jamie Murray and Dom Inglot.

    Great Britain take on France for a place in the Davis Cup semi-finals between 7-9 April.

    Jay Clarke
  13. Police called to armed robbery at house

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Here's photos of police responding to the armed robbery at a house in Ilkeston last night. 

    The owner suffered minor injuries. A spokeswoman for the police said they believe the house was targeted rather than being a random attack.

    A 22-year-old man is being questioned by police.

    Ilkeston robbery
    Ilkeston robbery
  14. Stolen cows were worth thousands each

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Sandra Wood, partner of farmer Jonathan Hall, said each of the cows stolen from their land in Youlgreave, Derbyshire was worth around £2,000 and seven of them were pregnant. 

    She said: "It's not just the loss of the cow, it's the loss of calf too. 

    "These people haven't just taken the first cattle which came to the door, they have been and picked what they fancied....our best cattle."