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By Dave Wade and Maryam Qaiser

All times stated are UK

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe accident, between J29 for A617 and J28 for A38 Alfreton.

    M1 Derbyshire - Very slow traffic and one lane closed on M1 southbound between J29, A617 (Chesterfield) and J28, A38 (Alfreton), because of an accident.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A54 Cheshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A54 Cheshire both ways severe disruption, between A523 and A537 Cat & Fiddle Road.

    A54 Cheshire - A54 closed in both directions between Bosley Crossroads in Bosley and Buxton, because of snow.

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

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    Video caption: On the road with the gritters in Nottinghamshire
  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A53 Derbyshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A53 Derbyshire both ways severe disruption, between A54 Macclesfield Main Road and Mount Road.

    A53 Derbyshire - A53 Leek Road closed in both directions between the A54 Macclesfield Main Road junction in Buxton and the Mount Road junction in Leek, because of snow.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A537 Cheshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A537 Cheshire both ways severe disruption, between Bull-Hill-Lane and A54.

    A537 Cheshire - A537 Cat & Fiddle Road closed in both directions between the Bull-Hill-Lane junction in Macclesfield and the A54 junction in Buxton, because of snow.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A57 Derbyshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A57 Derbyshire both ways severe disruption, between Hurst Road and A6013.

    A57 Derbyshire - A57 Snake Pass closed in both directions between the Hurst Road junction in Glossop and the A6013 junction in Ladybower Reservoir, because of snow.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, between J28 for A38 Alfreton and J27 for A608 Hucknall.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J28, A38 (Alfreton) and J27, A608 (Hucknall), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, between J28 for A38 Alfreton and J29 for A617.

    M1 Derbyshire - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M1 northbound between J28, A38 (Alfreton) and J29, A617 (Chesterfield), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  9. Our live coverage across the day

    Our live updates have finished for the day and will resume on Friday morning.

  10. Snow warning issued

    Anna Church

    Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    A yellow warning of snow has been issued from 00:05 on Friday to 18:00 on Saturday for Derby, Derbyshire and Leicestershire.

    During Friday, increasingly frequent snow showers already affecting parts of Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England will extend across many other northern and western parts of the UK.

    Between 2-5cm of snow is likely in places in our region.

    Icy surfaces are also likely to be an additional hazard, especially overnight.

    nottingham in snow

    There's a yellow warning for the whole East Midlands from 04:00 to 23:35 on Sunday.

    This could lead to road, rail and air travel delays, with the potential for vehicles to become stranded or public transport to be cancelled.

    Rural communities with limited access routes could become cut off.

  11. Pensioner's bag stolen

    Dave Wade

    BBC News

    Do you recognise these women?

    chesterfield CCTV

    Police want to speak to them after an 86-year-old woman's bag was stolen in Chesterfield.

    The bag, which contained cash and a mobile phone, was stolen from the victim's walking aid, police believe, while she was shopping in Boots in Low Pavement on Tuesday 21 November.

    She might have been followed from a nearby branch of Santander.

  12. Cannabis plants worth £27k found

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC News

    Cannabis plants with a street value of £27,000 were discovered at a property in Harworth today.

    Nottinghamshire Police said the front shutter to the unit at the insecure property was believed to have been damaged during an attempted ram raid earlier.

    Cannabis plants

    Officers carried out searches and found 30 plants with a street value of about £27,000.

    A 32-year-old man was later arrested and remains in police custody.

  13. Beard winner defends face fur

    Dave Wade

    BBC News

    Mansfield's MP has responded to claims his beard isn't quite up to the standard of previous winners of the auspicious Parliamentary Beard of the Year competition...

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    BBC Political Reporter, Peter Saull has tweeted that Mr Bradley's win is a "huge swing" from Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

  14. Watch: Swerving mobile phone driver banned

    Dave Wade

    BBC News

    Shocking dashcam footage has captured the moment a swerving lorry crashed into a car on the A1 in Nottinghamshire.

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    Video caption: Watch: Mobile phone driver banned

    The driver, Craig Barlow, from Bridge Court in Newark, had been using his mobile phone.

    The 34-year-old clipped the front of a lorry, causing him to swerve and hit a barrier, before crashing into the side of a 46-year-old woman’s car on 8 August.

    No-one was seriously hurt, police said.

    He must under take 180 hours of unpaid work after being found guilty of dangerous driving at a trial at Nottingham Crown Court.

    He also been disqualified from driving for 12 months and ordered to pay a total of £1,085 in fines and will also need to pass an extended driving test when he is allowed to drive again.