Burton Overy

England, United Kingdom

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  1. 'His legacy for young people will live on'

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC News

    Police forces in the region have added their tributes to the Duke of Edinburgh after his death was announced shortly after 12:00.

    Derbyshire Police Chief Constable Rachel Swann said: "Together with each police force in England and Wales, Derbyshire Constabulary offer our condolences to the Royal Family and join the nation in mourning this sad news."

    Prince Philip and the Queen in 1972

    Leicestershire's Chief Constable Simon Cole said: "We have had the privilege of supporting visits that he has made to the force area on a number of occasions.

    "The legacy for young people created by the Duke of Edinburgh's Award will live on in his memory."

    And Nottinghamshire Police said: "As a force we are deeply saddened by the death of His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh. Our thoughts are with Her Majesty the Queen and her family."

  2. Today's weather for the East Midlands

    BBC Weather

    Friday sees another slightly milder start, with most of us waking up to temperatures of about 5C.

    It won't get much warmer, with highs of 10C - and some scattered rain showers are expected across the region in the morning.

    But temperatures are set to dip to freezing and below again overnight.

    Damp daffodils
  3. Today's weather for the East Midlands

    BBC Weather

    It's a warmer start than we've been used to, with temperatures of about 4C (39F).

    This is expected to rise to about 11C (52F), and it will generally stay dry but cloudy.

    Derbyshire sheep
  4. Today's weather for the East Midlands

    BBC Weather

    Don't be fooled by how sunny it looks, temperatures are starting at freezing today and will not reach the double digits.

    There's even the chance of snow in some areas this afternoon and lows of -4C overnight, but it should stay bright and relatively cloudless for most of the day.

    Frosty morning
  5. Today's weather for the East Midlands

    BBC Weather

    A change for the weather after the last few days of sunshine.

    It will be cloudy, dry with some sunny spells later this afternoon. Maximum temperatures of 8C (46F) to 11C (52F).

    Holme Pierrepont
  6. Three arrested after Leicester stabbing

    Alex Regan

    BBC News

    Two men and a woman have been arrested after a man was stabbed in Leicester.

    Officers were called to Gallowtree Gate at 15:30 GMT on 23 March where the victim was found with stab wounds.

    He was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries but he has since been discharged.

    Gallowtree Gate

    On Tuesday a 20-year-old man from Leicester was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

    A 55-year-old man and a woman, 60, were also arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender on Wednesday.

    Last week a 21-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, but has since been released without charge.

  7. Today's weather for the East Midlands

    BBC Weather

    It's going to be another very warm day today with fine sunshine as temperatures reach between 18C (64F) and 21C(70F) across the region.

    Temperatures will drop tonight though as it becomes chilly in places.

    Thornton, Leicestershire
  8. Today's weather for the East Midlands

    BBC Weather

    It will continue to be sunny and exceptionally warm today.

    Temperatures will climb with prolonged sunshine to a maximum of 19C (66F) to 22C (72F) for the region.

    Cropwell Bishop sunrise