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Summary

  1. Updates for Wednesday 10 May 2017
  2. Girl in theme park death named
  3. No charges over Tory election expenses
  4. Coalition to run county council
  5. 'First' mental health hotline launched
  6. Toyota sees first profit fall in five years
  7. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Thursday

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By Amy Woodfield and Khia Lewis-Todd

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    That's all from the East Midlands live page - updates will start again on Thursday at 08:00. 

  2. Weather: Clear skies

    Alexandra Hamilton

    BBC weather presenter

    Tonight under the clear skies, temperatures will fall away – particularly in rural spots which could see a touch of frost.

    In urban areas expect lows of 3C (37F).    

    Weather
  3. Deer poaching investigation begins after pregnant doe is killed

    Aleena Naylor

    BBC Radio Derby newsreader

    Derbyshire police are investigating a case of deer poaching - after a dead fawn was found with the partial remains of it's mother at Curber near Bakewell last week.

    It's believed the doe was pregnant when she was killed.

    The county's wildlife officer says it's one of the most disturbing cases they've had to deal with and are asking for anyone with information to get in contact.

    Deer
  4. Residents worried incinerator plans could 'emit toxic fumes'

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    Campaigners against plans for an incinerator near Darley Abbey are worried it could emit toxic fumes. 

    The company Enviro fusion applied for a temporary permit to test the thermal process of the plant which it said will be subject to 'rigorous' emissions standards. 

    If plans are given the go-ahead they plan to build the incinerator on a site it already occupies Northedge Business Park on Alfreton Road.   

    enviro fusion

    There have been nearly 100 letters of objection against the plans.

    enviro fusion

    Enviro fusion said the permit it applied for is strictly temporary and it is not planning to operate a commercial waste to energy plant. 

    Enviro fusion
    Quote Message: If they got the application it wouldn't stop them coming back and applying for it to be a permanent one - I would be very much against that and so would my constituents." from Martin Repton Councillor
    Martin ReptonCouncillor
  5. Lorry collides with car in Derby

    Rory Gallimore

    BBC Radio Derby

    Were you stuck in traffic on Friar Gate? If so then here's why...

    Friar Gate

    Police have now cleared the road and the traffic is back to normal - it looks as if both drivers had a lucky escape.

  6. Flowers and teddy for Leicester school girl

    Phil Mackie

    Midlands correspondent, BBC News

    Tributes to Evha Jannath who died following an incident at Drayton Manor Park yesterday...

    Tributes to Evha Jannath
  7. General election candidate makes Derby North switch

    Chris Doidge

    BBC Radio Derby, political reporter

    Bill Piper - previously announced as UKIP candidate in South Derbyshire - is now standing in Derby North.  

  8. Questions put to PM in Mansfield

    Peter Saull

    BBC Radio Nottingham Political Reporter

    Theresa May has been asked about the rising food bank usage and homelessness in Mansfield. She responded by saying it's "important to tackle the causes".

    Another worker at Linney asked her about plans for a new high speed railway line - she confirmed she's fully committed to HS2.

    On the subject of fracking she said it could be of "really significant benefit to the economy in the future".

  9. Sheep gives birth to six lambs

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    A Peak District ewe has given birth to not one, not two but SIX lambs.

    Video content

    Video caption: Ewe gives birth to six lambs

    Sheep usually have one or two young but on a farm in Parwich, near Ashbourne, a ewe has had sextuplets - three black and three white.

    The chances of that happening are more than one in a million, according to their owner, Patricia Brindley. 

    Their mum couldn't feed such a large litter, so the weakest has been bottle-fed by Patricia.

    She said her "boxing mad" grandchildren have named him AJ after heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua.

  10. Missing girl may be in Chesterfield

    BBC Radio Derby

    This is 14-year-old Shannon Bird. Police are appealing for help to trace the teen - officers think she may be in the Chesterfield area.

    She was last seen at an address in Yorkshire earlier this week and was thought to have travelled back to Derbyshire. 

    Shannon Bird

    She was last seen wearing a black t-shirt and black leggings but is likely to have changed her clothes.

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, between J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham and J24 for A6.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M1 southbound between J25, A52 (Nottingham) and J24, A6 (Kegworth), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  12. Video content

    Video caption: Drayton Manor: Mum watched son fall head-first into water

    Patrick Treacy's mum says in 2013 her son fell from the same ride where an 11-year-old girl died.

  13. M1 southbound carriageway closed overnight

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    Just a reminder if you're heading on the M1 southbound between junction 25-24 tonight...

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