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By Gavin Bevis and Dave Wade

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A42 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A42 Leicestershire southbound severe disruption, from J14 A453 to J13 A511 Ashby-De-La-Zouch.

    A42 Leicestershire - Slow traffic on A42 southbound from J14 A453 to J13, A511 (Ashby-De-La-Zouch), because of all traffic being temporarily held and a vehicle fire.

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

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    Severe accident: M1 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire southbound severe accident, from A14 to J18 for A428.

    M1 Leicestershire - One lane closed on M1 southbound from A14, Catthorpe Interchange to J18, A428 (Rugby), because of an accident.

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

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    Video caption: Boy, 4, befriends dementia patient, 91, at Nottingham care home
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    Severe disruption: M42 Warwickshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Warwickshire northbound severe disruption, between J10 for A5 Watling Street and J11 for A42.

    M42 Warwickshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M42 northbound between J10, A5 (Tamworth) and J11, A42 (Burton-Upon-Trent), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  5. 'How to move four elephants'

    Ben Sidwell

    BBC Midlands Today

    A TV documentary airs tonight telling the story of how zookeepers moved four of the largest creatures in the world 140 miles.

    Asian elephant

    The Asian elephants were transferred from Twycross near Tamworth to Blackpool and a truly jumbo-sized task it proved to be.

    Asian elephant in transport

    You can see more in Elephants on the Move on Monday 23 July at 19:30 on BBC One.

  6. Our live updates across the day

    That's it for today's live coverage. We'll be back with more news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 tomorrow.

  7. Weather: Dry and humid night ahead

    BBC Weather

    This evening and tonight it's going to be dry and humid with a minimum temperature of 17°C (63°F).

    weather

    Tomorrow, (surprise, surprise), it'll be dry and humid. Expect a maximum temperature of 27C (81F).

  8. Dog rescued from 'unbearable' heat in trailer

    Dave Wade

    BBC News

    Police in Derbyshire have said they rescued a dog from this trailer, near Long Eaton.

    View more on twitter

    PCSO Matt Boyer tweeted: "attended this incident and the heat was unbearable inside the trailer."

    He said the dog was being checked over by a vet.

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, at J28 for A38 Alfreton Road.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M1 northbound at J28, A38 (Alfreton), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Severe accident: A52 Nottinghamshire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A52 Nottinghamshire both ways severe accident, from A6011 to Flawforth Lane.

    A52 Nottinghamshire - A52 Melton Road in Gamston closed and slow traffic in both directions from the A6011 junction to Wheatcroft Island, because of an accident involving car and motorcyclist.

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

  11. Passengers react to £200m station upgrade

    East Midlands Today

    These passengers have been reacting to the £200m upgrade of Derby railway station on the first full working day of disruption.

    Video content

    Video caption: Passengers react to Derby station works

    About 80% of trains travelling to and from the city will be replaced with buses during work which is due to last until 7 October.

    Network Rail said it was part of the "biggest upgrade of the Midland Mainline since it opened in 1870". It added that journey times will be shorter once the work is complete.

  12. Airport workforce 'to double in five years'

    BBC Radio Leicester

    It's been confirmed that 8,000 new jobs will be created in and around East Midlands Airport in the next three to five years.

    East Midlands Airport

    The announcement was made by work and pensions secretary, Esther McVey, on a visit to the area this afternoon.

    The airport currently employs around 8,000 people so the workforce is set to double.

    She said further expansion and investment could also see the workforce grow to more than 20,000 in the East Midlands Gateway logistics park, making it one of the largest employment sites in the region.

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    Severe accident: A444 Leicestershire both ways

    BBC News Travel

    A444 Leicestershire both ways severe accident, from Gibbet Lane to B585 Wellsborough Road.

    A444 Leicestershire - A444 Burton Road in Wellsborough closed and slow traffic in both directions from the Gibbet Lane junction to the B585 Wellsborough Road junction, because of an accident.

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

  14. BreakingNottingham loses Channel 4 bid

    Dave Wade

    BBC News

    Nottingham has lost its bid to host one of Channel 4's new "creative hubs".

    channel 4

    The broadcaster announced today that it will be progressing its bid with just three cities - Cardiff, Glasgow and Bristol.

    Nottingham was one of six cities bidding for one of two creative hubs.

    Channel 4 is also looking for a new headquarters, after it moves around the country in 2019.

    Nottingham had also lost out on this bid which is now between Birmingham, Manchester and Leeds.

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    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, at J23A for A42.

    M1 Leicestershire - One lane blocked and slow traffic on M1 northbound at J23a A42, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  16. Splendour festival from above

    Dave Wade

    BBC News

    The event, held in Wollaton Park in Nottingham, celebrated its 10th anniversary this weekend.

    Here's how it looked from the skies...

    Video content

    Video caption: Footage shows Nottingham's Splendour Festival from above
  17. Man sought after women attacked and spat at

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC News

    A photo has been released showing a man police are keen to speak to after two women were assaulted in Leicester city centre.

    The pair told officers they were spat at in Church Gate at about 22:30 on Saturday 16 June.

    One was then hit in the face and knocked to the floor, suffering a head injury that needed hospital treatment.

    Anyone who recognises the person in the photo is asked to call 101.

    CCTV photo