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Summary

  1. Updates for Thursday 1 June 2017
  2. BBC Radio Derby election debate held
  3. Plans to demolish much-maligned car park approved
  4. Further arrests over Leicester street 'gunshots'
  5. Son who killed father 'was merciless'
  6. Pair arrested in modern slavery investigation

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By Maryam Qaiser and Gavin Bevis

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Today's updates have now finished but Local Live will return from 08:00 on Friday.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, between J23A for A42 and J24 for A6.

    M1 Leicestershire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M1 northbound between J23a A42 and J24, A6 (Kegworth), because of a broken down vehicle. In the roadworks area.

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

  3. Facebook Live: BBC Radio Derby election debate

    Chris Doidge

    BBC Radio Derby, political reporter

    We are live at the University of Derby for BBC Radio Derby's election debate - featuring candidates for the country's most marginal seat, Derby North.

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  4. East Midlands weather update: A dry evening with clear spells

    Alexandra Hamilton

    BBC weather presenter

    It will be a dry evening with some clear spells reaching lows of 14C (57F).

    There will be a warm start to tomorrow morning with some showery rain and possible thunder in the afternoon.

    Temperatures will reach a high of 21C (70F) on Friday.

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

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

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

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

  6. Cricket: Derbyshire name squad for Nottinghamshire clash

    Dave Fletcher

    BBC Radio Derby Sport

    Derbyshire have announced their 14-man squad to play Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge tomorrow.

    The squad is: Godleman, Reece, Slater, Macdonell, Thakor, Madsen, Hughes, Wilson, Smit, Mendis, Taylor, Palladino, Hemmings, McKerr.

  7. Rugby: Tigers bring in Tonga star

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Tonga international Sione Kalamafoni is one of four new signings announced by Leicester Tigers today.

    The 29-year-old, who has played in two world cups, said he was "delighted" to have joined "a big club with a lot of history".

    Sione Kalamafoni
  8. Frog Island stabbing: Victim now stable, police say

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    The victim of a stabbing in Leicester city centre yesterday is now in a stable condition in hospital, police have said.

    Several roads were cordoned off after the man was discovered by a passing police car at the junction of Sanvey Gate and Soar Lane at 00:50.

    Police cordon

    Officers have been carrying out door-to-door enquiries today to try to establish what happened.

  9. Police appeal after tram stop 'assault involving knife'

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    Police are appealing for witnesses - particularly these three pictured - after a serious assault involving a knife took place at a tram stop.

    Officers were called to Highbury Vale tram stop in Nottingham at about 20:50 BST on Monday 17 April after the assault, which police say took place following a confrontation between a group of people.

    Tram stop appeal
  10. Crossbow stolen during house break-in

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    A crossbow pistol and bolts were among the items stolen from a house in Ilkeston.

    The crossbow pistol – a small crossbow with a trigger mechanism – was taken along with a compound bow and arrows.

    A 42in black Hitachi television, a Panasonic Lumix DSLR camera, and an Xbox 360 games console were also taken during the break-in at a property in Haddon Street, Ilkeston.

    The house was unoccupied for a number of days around the time of the burglary, which happened at the start of May.

  11. Weather Watcher breaks down while out snapping

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Spare a thought for Weather Watcher Maggie T from East Leake. She was out taking some photos in the sun this afternoon when her car broke down.

    Despite the setback, she cheerily uploaded this pic with the caption: "The show must go on!"

    Broken down car
  12. School to shut for extra week following water damage

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    Holgate Primary School and Nursery in Hucknall has been forced to close for an extra week after half-term because of water damage following a fire.

    The school

    The blaze broke out last Friday and although the building was saved, it has been severely affected by the sprinkler system.

    It will remain closed until at least Friday 9 June.

  13. Jewellery stolen from house in Ilkeston

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    Sentimental jewellery has been stolen from a house in Ilkeston.

    It was taken from an art-deco style box, which was black with orange birds on it.

    The break-in happened at a house in Oakwell Drive between 09:00 and 17:00 on 24 May.

  14. Further arrests over Leicester street 'gunshots'

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Two more people have been arrested on suspicion of firearms offences following reports of gunshots on a residential street in Leicester.

    Police said a 17-year-old youth and an 18-year-old man were questioned yesterday over the incident in Tolton Road on 21 May before being released pending further enquiries.

    Despite the reports of shots, nobody was found injured and no local hospitals dealt with injuries relating to gunshot wounds.

    Tolton Road in Leicester

    Four other people - a 22-year-old man and three 16 year olds - were previously arrested on suspicion of firearms offences and also released pending further investigation.

  15. Green light for Broadmarsh Centre redevelopment

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    This is how the revamped Broadmarsh car park and bus station will look when it opens in late 2019.

    The city council plans to create a pedestrian area between the shopping centre and the railway station with a new car park entrance in Canal Street.

    Artist impression of new-look Broadmarsh Centre
  16. BreakingBroadmarsh car park to be knocked down

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Nottingham City Council has given the demolition of the Broadmarsh Centre car park and bus station the go-ahead.

    Work to build a replacement is expected to be completed by late 2019.

    Broadmarsh car park

    The council said it would be running a competition to offer a local person the chance to get the demolition under way next month.

  17. Pic appeal over football fight in Derbyshire pub

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Photos have been released of several men police want to speak to about a clash between football supporters at a pub in Derbyshire.

    The men, who are thought to be Birmingham City supporters, fought with Cardiff City fans at the Royal Oak in Barlborough ahead of away games for both sides on 14 April.

    The Birmingham City fans were on their way to Rotherham United and the Cardiff City fans were heading to Sheffield Wednesday.

    CCTV images of football fans
  18. Spireites star attracts interest from other clubs

    Andy Giddings

    Sports Editor, BBC Sheffield

    We understand reports of interest in Chesterfield forward Kristian Dennis are true.

    No concrete offers made though and the club is unwilling to sell.

    Kristian Dennis