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Summary

  1. Inquest into girl, 13, found dead in bushes
  2. Woman jailed for blackmailing girl over indecent images
  3. Second dead cat found in plastic bag
  4. Box of T-shirts blocks motorway
  5. Babies needed for 25-year research project
  6. Bus crash teens released without charge
  7. Notts County owner puts club up for sale
  8. Updates for Monday 28 January

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By Amy Woodfield and Gavin Bevis

All times stated are UK

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  1. Video content

    Video caption: Alan Hardy: Notts County owner 'devastated' after posting 'accidental' nude tweet

    Alan Hardy, the owner and chairman of Notts County, tells BBC East Midlands Today that he is "mortified" and "devastated" after including a nude image of himself in a tweet.

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 Nottinghamshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Nottinghamshire northbound severe accident, at J26 for A610 Nottingham.

    M1 Nottinghamshire - Three lanes closed and very slow traffic on M1 northbound at J26, A610 (Nottingham), because of an accident involving an overturned vehicle.

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

  3. Our live coverage across the day

    Today's updates have finished. We'll be back with more news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 tomorrow.

  4. Tonight's weather: Dry but frosty night

    BBC Weather

    Tonight will be dry with clear spells and somewhat more cloud around later in the night. Conditions are likely to turn frosty once again.

    Weather
  5. Dozens more bands added to Download line-up

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC News

    Stone Temple Pilots and Skid Row are among dozens of acts added to the line-up for this year's Download Festival at Donington Park.

    The rock event, due to take place from 14-16 June, is being headlined by Slipknot, Tool and Def Leppard.

    Download fans
  6. East Midlands pair among 'stranded' migrant rescuers

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC News

    A father-of-two from Derbyshire and a mechanic from Nottingham are among four British sailors stranded off Sicily while facing an investigation for allegedly assisting illegal migration.

    The group is calling on Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt to intervene to free them and the 47 people they say they have saved from the sea.

    The crew of Sea-Watch 3 rescued the men and boys from the Mediterranean as their inflatable vessel was losing air and were allowed to shelter offshore from Syracuse, Sicily, from storms.

    But they say they're being prevented from leaving the boat, or local waters, while they are being investigated after a call from Italian interior minister Matteo Salvini.

    Sea-Watch 3 crew

    Brendan Woodhouse, 42, from near Matlock, said: "We are not allowed to land, nor are we allowed to leave, nor is the ship allowed to sail away.

    "We are being threatened with a criminal investigation for saving people's lives at sea.

    "We would ask Jeremy Hunt to apply some pressure on the Italian authorities to accept 47 people on board and allow the crew to leave."

    Also on the vessel are Kim Heaton-Heather, 37, from Brighton, Jon Stone, 32, from Lincoln, and Dan Bebawi, 39, from Nottingham.

  7. Extra officers deployed after city centre sex attack

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC News

    Extra police officers are to patrol Derby city centre after dark for the rest of this week after a woman was sexually assaulted at the weekend.

    A large cordon was put in place after the woman was attacked at the top of St Peter's Street at about 05:25 on Saturday.

    Cordon on St Peter's Street

    The man is described as black, about 5ft 10in tall and of slim build with a short afro haircut.

    Derbyshire Police said they were studying CCTV footage and "pursuing a number of other lines of enquiry".

  8. Multi-car crash blocks city centre lanes

    David Pittam

    BBC News Online

    Two lanes of Clifton Boulevard have been closed by a crash this afternoon.

    Emergency services have been called and delays are expected.

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  9. Person hit by bus in Leicestershire

    David Pittam

    BBC News Online

    Emergency services are on the scene of the crash in Coalville.

    A person was hit by a bus shortly before 15:30 at Meadow Lane.

    Meadow Lane
  10. Rise in number of recorded firearms offences in Notts

    BBC Radio Nottingham

    The latest figures show a continued rise in the number of recorded offences involving the possession of firearms in Nottinghamshire.

    There were 127 offences last year - an increase from 96 in both 2012 and 2013. The offences include those in which firearms have not been discharged.

    Nottinghamshire Police say they've recruited more firearms officers and the number of gun crimes is lower than the average of other comparable areas.

    A man with a gun
  11. Man arrested after police chase

    David Pittam

    BBC News Online

    A 20-year-old has been arrested after someone called the police reporting a man dealing drugs on a Mansfield street.

    After a "brief foot pursuit" a man was arrested on suspicion of possessing a Class A drug with intent to supply.

    He has since been released while investigations continue.

    Noel Street
  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, from J29 for A617 Chesterfield to J28 for A38 Alfreton.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound from J29, A617 (Chesterfield) to J28, A38 (Alfreton), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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