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24 December 2014 Last updated at 18:55

Dead ponies 'dumped like rubbish'Rempstone Road, East Leake

The RSPCA describes as "sickening" the discovery of five dead ponies whose bodies were "dumped like rubbish" in a Nottinghamshire village.

Brick laying - genericBrick company sold for £900m

One of the UK's largest producers of clay bricks, which has two plants in Nottinghamshire, is sold as part of a £900m deal.

Angelina Jolie, Ay Up Mi Duck t-shirtJolie sent 'Ay up mi duck' t-shirt

Actress Angelina Jolie is sent a t-shirt bearing an East Midlands' phrase after she baffled a Los Angeles audience last month.

  • Christmas tree bugs invade home

    Thousands of tiny insects invade a couple's home after eggs hatch on their Christmas tree.

  • Ex-soldier escapes misconduct trial

    A former soldier, from Nottinghamshire, who agreed to obtain information from an Army barracks for a newspaper will not face a trial, the Crown Prosecution Service has said.

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

New round of spending cuts "horrendous", warns top Tory

Police chiefs and council leaders are calling for help in the form of extra government grants as budget cuts bite.

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