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22 July 2014 Last updated at 08:14

MH17 victim donations help childrenRichard Mayne in a Facebook photo

Money donated in memory of a victim of the crashed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 will help repair a centre in Nepal where he had helped children living in slums.

Antoin AkpomMan denies joint enterprise murder

A man goes on trial accused of murdering a sports coach in Leicester, despite another man having been convicted of stabbing the victim.

Joe OrtonFamily upset over 'lost' Orton award

The sister of playwrite Joe Orton says a 1966 statuette awarded to him by the Evening Standard has gone missing.

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

East Midlands councils warn on migrant pressures

Councils in the East Midlands seek new powers and funding to cope with an influx of migrants.

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