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Summary

  1. Live updates for Tuesday 8 August 2017
  2. Murder charge over hostel attack death
  3. Woman left 'foxed' by garden visitors
  4. 'Horrendous' child sex abuser jailed for 22 years
  5. New Midland Mainline trains 'will go slower'
  6. Weather: Rain expected throughout the day

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By Calum McKenzie and Gavin Bevis

All times stated are UK

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  1. Video content

    Video caption: Premier League at 25: Funny moments from 25 years of the Premier League

    Some of the weirdest and funniest moments from Premier League history including Phil Brown's half-time team talk and that Pires and Henry penalty.

  2. Video content

    Video caption: A family of foxes were spotted playing football in a Foxes fan's garden.
  3. Our live coverage across the day

    Dedicated live coverage has now ended, but some news, sport and travel updates will continue to appear on this page through the night.

    They'll resume at 08:00 on Wednesday.

  4. Weather: Wet and windy night ahead

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    Staying cloudy this evening with further spells of rain that will be heavy at times overnight.

    Winds will strengthen through the night making it feel colder.

    Weather map
  5. Your photos: Rainy weather in Notts

    BBC Weather Watchers

    It's been a pretty wet day. This photo from Steve A in Kimberley sums things up (we particularly liked the numberplate trickery!)

    Standing water in Kimberley
  6. A1 remains shut after pasta sauce lorry fire

    Ben Truslove

    BBC News Online

    The A1 north remains closed in Rutland after a lorry carrying pasta sauce caught fire earlier.

    pasta fire

    Highways England expects the road - shut between the junctions with the A47 and the A606 - to open by about 18:30.

    Pasta fire

    Thankfully the driver was unhurt in the blaze.

  7. Football: Chelsea 'highly rate' Danny Drinkwater

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Danny Drinkwater joining Chelsea "fits" with what Antonio Conte's squad needs, according to former Leicester captain Matt Elliott.

    Danny Drinkwater

    National newspaper reports have continued to link England international Drinkwater with a move to the capital.

    Elliott told BBC Radio Leicester's Football Forum: "The more you think about it, the more it fits.

    "I think Chelsea are looking at buying him as cover, even though they obviously rate him quite highly.

    "Will they be willing to pay over the odds for Drinkwater?"

  8. Your comments: Dinosaurs of China exhibit value for money?

    Facebook

    It appears the price of going to the Dinosaurs of China exhibition at Wollaton Hall (see 14:46) has sparked plenty of debate over on the BBC Radio Nottingham Facebook page.

    Dinosaurs of China

    Steven Pires Allsop writes: "Bit of a let down for the money over in about half hour."

    Tony Durrant seems more upbeat: "Not long back from there, Wet soggy day so wife and I along with the grandson went this morning. Wife and I thought it was good, interesting and enjoyable but the grandson described it as ....... "BRILLIANT."

    Whilst Anthony Allen adds: "I would love to go but with 6 kids it works out expensive."

  9. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A512 Leicestershire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A512 Leicestershire both ways severe accident, between Loughborough Road and Low Woods Lane.

    A512 Leicestershire - A512 Ashby Road in Thringstone closed and queuing traffic in both directions between the Loughborough Road junction and the Low Woods Lane junction, because of an accident.

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

  10. Dashcam footage sought after woman's A38 death

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Police have made a fresh appeal for dashcam footage after a woman died in a crash on the A38 last week.

    The woman, who has yet to be named, was found dead on the southbound carriageway near Ripley on Thursday night.

    A38 graphic

    Detectives investigating the death are keen to view any footage motorists may have. Call 101 if you can help.

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, between J30 for A616 and J31 for A57 Sheffield.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M1 northbound between J30, A616 (Worksop) and J31, A57 (Sheffield), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  12. Lorry carrying pasta sauce goes up in flames

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    A fire on board a lorry carrying thousands of jars of pasta sauce is likely to close a section the A1 for the next few hours.

    Pasta sauce lorry fire

    Leicestershire Fire and Rescue said the closure, near the junction for the A606 on the northbound carriageway, would allow for the HGV and glass to be cleared.

    The service added that the driver had sustained no injuries in the blaze.

  13. Staff 'threatened with fake gun' during attempted robbery in Matlock

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    A robber left empty-handed after threatening staff at a newsagent shop in Matlock this morning.

    Police said the man entered the Smedley Street East store at about 07:30 holding what appeared to be an imitation handgun and demanded money from the till.

    When staff refused he left the shop and headed off in the direction of Henry Avenue.

    Police now want to hear from anyone who saw a man wearing a black tracksuit and hooded jacket loitering near the shop's entrance with his face partially covered.

    Smedley Street East
  14. Government praises Rutland's social care provision

    BBC Radio Leicester

    Rutland County Council has been ranked the top local authority in the country for its social care services, according to the Department for Health.

    Clasped hands together

    Social care provision helps reduce strain on the National Health Service.

    Each local authority has been assessed on its performance in six areas, before an overall ranking is reached.

    In total, 152 local authorities were assessed.

  15. Deaf teenager found safe and well

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Police say 16-year-old Thomas Ashmore-Barbosa, who was reported missing from his home in Calow on Sunday, has been found safe and well.

  16. Cricket: Day three of Derbys v Notts abandoned

    Dave Fletcher

    BBC Radio Derby Sport

    Inevitably, play has been abandoned for the day at the County Ground.

    Let's hope conditions improve for day four.

    County Ground