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A generally dry with a few clear intervals and the chance of an isolated shower.
Tomorrow will be mostly dry with some sunshine at times but high cloud will turn this hazy, with gentle westerly breezes.
The M1 northbound has fully reopened after the earlier closure.
The motorway between J24A at Kegworth and J25 were closed for several hours following a crash at midday between a lorry and two cars.
Nottingham Forest will have to pay former owner Fawaz Al-Hasawi £4.2m after losing a legal fight over the financial fallout from his sale of the club.
It follows a financial row during negotiations over the club's sale to Greek shipping magnate Evangelos Marinakis two years ago.
Judge Stuart Isaacs QC said Mr Al-Hasawi "invested heavily" in the club's training ground, academy and match day facilities at the stadium after buying it in 2012.
In reply, Forest said they would now "seek further clarification of the position on appeal".
Their statement added: "This litigation has no bearing on the long term position of the Club or its ability to operate."
Ben, 12, uses a wheelchair - he also loves live music, so his parents bought him a pub.
In a week where a tweet about a London pub went viral after a member of staff told a customer “we don’t serve disabled people”, meet the Mathies. Ben Mathie loves live music but venue options are limited because he’s only 12-years-old and uses a wheelchair and venues are often inaccessible. He was a regular at gigs in the local pub, The Harrow Inn Freehouse in Bootle, Nottinghamshire, before plans were made to shut it down. Then, in an unexpected move to save Ben's favourite venue, his mum and dad gave up their farm shop and took over the pub. Ben now has the important role of Events Manager and books all the live acts at the pub to ensure it’s as inclusive and welcoming as possible. Presented by Emma Tracey. Subscribe now to BBC Ouch in BBC Sounds or ask for us on your smart speaker by saying "play Ouch disability talk from the BBC".
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Traffic is being released on the M1 between Junctions 24A and 25 following a multi-vehicle crash this afternoon.
Leicestershire Police said that two people have been taken to Queen's Medical Centre with serious injuries.
Ken Clarke has stood for the Conservative leadership three times before but rules himself out of the next contest.
A lorry and two cars are involved in the accident on the M1 northbound, police have confirmed.
It happened at about 12:00 and injuries are "believed to be serious", according to Nottinghamshire Police.
Highways England said there are still around 75 minutes of delays in the area.
Police have advised motorists to find alternative routes.
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Delays of up to 75 minutes are being reported this afternoon following a multi-vehicle crash on the M1.
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The M1 is blocked due to a multi-vehicle crash between J24A and J25 near Nottingham and Derby.
Traffic officers are currently on the scene.
Delays are expected. It is not known if anyone is injured.
Political reporter, BBC Radio Nottingham
A crash outside the hospital in Nottingham is causing long delays.
East Midlands Today
It's hoped research carried out in our region will eventually help more people across the UK to return to work after traumatic injury.
A six year study is getting under way in Nottingham to find more effective ways to give people the support they need after serious accidents.
The academics behind the project have said they'll begin recruiting suitable patients for the study next year.
It's another warm and sunny day but this will change over the weekend - here's the full forecast.
It will remain dry tonight, with mostly clear skies and light winds. One or two mist patches could also develop.
There will be more in the way of cloud tomorrow, which could allow an isolated shower to develop.
It should remain largely dry however.
Two men have been jailed for five years after their 26-year-old friend died in a motorbike crash.
Police said Ben Gilson, Kayne Price and Benjamin Wilson had been riding motorbikes at speeds of up to 83mph along Wollaton Road in Nottingham when they crashed.
Father-of-two, Ben Gilson (pictured below), died at the scene.
Both Price and Wilson (pictured above) pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving.
Price, of Westerham Close in Bilborough, had been riding a stolen motorbike and also pleaded guilty to handling stolen goods.
Wilson, from St Martin’s Road in Strelley, fled the scene of the crash and also pleaded guilty to perverting the course of justice.
Mr Gilson's partner Marcelle Smith described Ben as her "soul partner" and said: "He was our life and gave me strength. I have nothing but beautiful memories now."
BBC Nottingham Sport
It's the final day of Nottinghamshire's County Championship match against Hampshire on the Isle of Wight.
Notts will resume on 42-2 in their second innings, having been set a victory target of 439.
India spinner Ravichandran Ashwin will join Nottinghamshire as their overseas player for six County Championship games from late June.
Ashwin, 32, will replace Australia seam bowler James Pattinson, who is expected to be part of his country's Ashes squad from July.
Off-spinner Ashwin previously played for Worcestershire in 2017.
Police have said they're doing everything they can to find those responsible for discharging a firearm in Nottingham overnight.
There were reports of gunfire on Hazel Hill Crescent in Bestwood Park just after midnight. It's not believed anyone was injured.
Police say it's believed to have been a "targeted attack" with no risk to the wider community.
Det Insp Yvonne Dales said: "This is a very concerning matter and as you'd imagine we are treating it very seriously."
There's an appeal for anyone who witnessed the shooting to contact the police - specifically anyone who saw a man wearing dark clothing getting on a motorbike.
Plenty of sunshine and blue sky - here's the full forecast.
Any cloud will melt away this evening, to leave a dry and largely clear night with a few mist patches in places.
Once any mist patches fade in the morning, tomorrow will be another dry, fine day with a good deal of sunshine and just a little fair-weather cloud.
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A man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Nottingham last month.
Police say that two 24-year-old men were wounded in Upper Parliament Street by two other men at around 03:51 on 28 April.
The man arrested, 18, has been released on police bail with a curfew and conditions not to enter the city centre.
Police inquiries continue and they would like to speak to the two women pictured in connection with the attack.
Mansfield Town will face Nottingham Forest in a pre-season friendly at the One Call Stadium.
They play on Tuesday 23 July.
Stags missed out on promotion to League One after losing to Newport on penalties while Forest finished the season ninth in the Championship.
Mansfield Town are also hosting Blackburn Rovers in a pre-season friendly the week before.
East Midlands Today
Former soldiers from Nottinghamshire have travelled to the National Memorial Arboretum ahead of the anniversary marking 75 years since the D-Day landings.
About 50 veterans travelled by coach to the memorial in Staffordshire.
As well as remembering the sacrifices of the past, the trip was also about ensuring veterans are being looked after.
It was organised by Nottinghamshire County Council as part of their Veterans Together Network to prevent loneliness and isolation.
Reporter, BBC Radio Nottingham
Funding to tackle knife crime across Nottinghamshire is expected to be approved later.
It may be seen as a greater issue in the city of Nottingham but the rest of the county isn't immune to the problem.
Last October the county council published a wide ranging plan with a strong emphasis on education, early intervention and youth engagement.
Councillors are now due to agree one-off funding of £300,000 to recruit four youth workers to work with youngsters deemed to be at the greatest risk of becoming involved with serious crime; either as perpetrators or victims.
The new posts, though, would only be temporary - with the cash-strapped council still to identify funding for the longer term.
The High Court has lifted a ruling preventing a Nottingham hospital contract being awarded to the NHS.
The treatment centre next to the Queen's Medical Centre has been run by private firm Circle for the last 11 years. A recent bid saw the Nottingham University Hospitals Trust being awarded the five-year contract instead.
Circle took legal action against the clinical commissioning group (CCG) but a court ruling means the hospital can now go ahead with running the service.
We are disappointed that there have been so many delays to the award of this contract and completion of the procurement process as a result of legal challenges. However, this legal ruling means we can now work proactively with our partners, including Circle, to ensure a smooth transition."
Circle said the process was flawed and plans to take action against the NHS.
“We are obviously disappointed that the CCG has decided to push ahead with a rushed handover which is not in the interests of patients. This does not affect our challenge to the CCG’s procurement process, which will be heard later this year.
“We are confident that the court will find that the commissioners have run a flawed and unfair procurement."
BBC Radio Nottingham
Happy birthday Nottingham Council House - the iconic city building officially opened 90 years ago today.
This is where a birth or a death is registered, weddings are celebrated and council meetings are held.
The building has hosted royalty, FA and European Cup winners and acted as a meeting point for decades.
Another fine day but with a bit more cloud than yesterday - here's the full forecast.
It will remain dry overnight and there will be some clear periods, though some mist may develop later in the night.
Tomorrow is expected to be another dry day and feel pleasantly warm in the sunshine.
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Have you spotted this blue postbox in Angel Row, Nottingham?
The Royal Mail has stayed tight-lipped but the International Cricket Council confirmed postboxes around the country are to celebrate the World Cup, of which Nottingham is a host city
The competition gets under way next Thursday and Trent Bridge will host its first game the following day, with the West Indies playing Pakistan.
Local Democracy Reporter
Bosses at the city council have welcomed news they are being given £8.3 million from the government to invest in public transport.
The Labour-run council formally accepted the funding today, which will be spent on a wide range of improvements.
These include: more contactless payment points at tram stops; 250 real-time information screens for bus arrivals; 8.1km of towpath improvements on the Nottingham to Beeston Canal; and 'smart traffic controls' on the A52 to give buses priority at traffic lights.
Councillor Adele Williams, portfolio holder for transport, said: "I think it's really good news for the city, in terms of people being able to get to work, and enjoy all the good things we've got happening in Nottingham, with as little impact on the climate as we can."
BBC Radio Nottingham
College tutors who are angry about new contracts being brought in have been protesting outside Nottingham College on Maid Marion Way this afternoon.
They say that new pay proposals, which follow the merger of New College and Castle College, will see workload protections eroded and long-serving, experienced teachers will be expected to accept pay cuts of up to £1,300.