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18 April 2014 Last updated at 07:57

Google creates virtual Peak DistrictPeak District National Park Ranger with Google Trekker backpack on the Monsal Viaduct, Peak District

The Peak District becomes the first UK National Park to have its trails and hard-to-reach locations captured on Google's Street View technology.


Kadeem BlackwoodThird trial over shooting murder

A man accused of murdering a 15-year-old boy in Derby is to stand trial for a third time.

Alex Parker, Craig Appleby and Luke WaltersThree jailed for laser pilot attacks

Three men who used laser pens to dazzle pilots coming in to land at East Midlands Airport are jailed.

John Hess, Political editor, East Midlands Article written by John Hess John Hess Political editor, East Midlands

Devolving power to England's cities?

Devolution to England's big cities is back on the political agenda, but for how long?

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    'No lack of focus' 09:29:

    Derby County head coach Steve McClaren insists they'll be no lack of focus from his players going in to the Championship run-in.

    Derby have four games left, and begin their Easter weekend at Doncaster this evening.

    A victory will seal their place in the playoffs at least, though there's still a slim chance they could catch Burnley for the second automatic promotion spot.

     
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    M1 closed for 'several hours' 09:16:

    Highways Agency tweets: #M1 #Derbyshire Early expectation is that the M1(S), J29 - J28, will remain closed for several hours. Expect delays and allow extra time.

    For more updates on the M1 crash follow @HAtraffic_emids on Twitter.

     
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    On air 09:01: Sally Pepper Presenter, BBC Radio Derby

    Morning! I'm on BBC Radio Derby at the slightly earlier time from 9am today.

    With the Loudmouths today I'm asking: Should young people have a better knowledge of the Bible?

     
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    'Relieved' fundraising has stopped 08:45: BBC Radio Derby

    The sister of Mairead Philpott says she's relieved that a fundraising group has finally agreed to stop raising money in the name of six children who died in a house fire in Derby.

    Police stepped in and asked the group, Catch Me When I Fall, to stop raising money after questions were asked about where it had been spent.

    The group has now donated its funds to three charities.

     
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    M1 closed 08:30:

    Highways Agency tweets: #M1 #Derbyshire On the M1, J28 - J29, we've temporarily halted traffic on the northbound carriageway to allow the Air Ambulance to land.

    Diversions are in place, read more on the Highways Agency website and BBC Travel News.

     
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    'Lovely sunny start' 08:12: Kaye Forster Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    It's a chilly start with temperatures close to freezing in rural areas this morning, but it's a lovely sunny start.

    There will be clear blues skies through the morning. For many there will be little change into the afternoon, although there may be a little more cloud building later on. The winds will be light, but it shouldn't feel too bad with highs of 12C (54F).

     
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    Good morning 08:00: Stephanie Barnard BBC Local Live

    I'll be bringing you the very latest news, sport, travel and weather updates for Derbyshire today.

    We hope you have a great bank holiday weekend, whatever you've got planned. Do share your photos if you take any while out and about in Derbyshire on email, Twitter and Facebook.

     

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