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  1. Updates for Monday 25 July 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Euan Duncan

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire have finished for the day, but we'll be back from 08:00 on Tuesday with the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

  2. Weather: Dry night expected for most

    Alexandra Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    Patchy rain will move eastwards overnight, but many areas will remain dry, with some clearer spells in the early hours and lows of 15C (59F).

    Weather temperatures for 7am on Tuesday July 26

    It’ll be a cloudy day tomorrow, with a chance of light showers throughout the day and highs of 20C (68F).

  3. Ashworth tight-lipped over Clement England role

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    So will ex-Derby boss Paul Clement be part of Sam Allardyce's England set-up?

    FA technical director Dan Ashworth said at Burton today: "We're just in talks at the moment about finalising Sam's backroom team, and we hope to make an announcement in the next couple of days."

    Dan Ashworth

    Pushed as to whether the new England boss has asked about having Clement on board, Ashworth said: "I couldn't say. I couldn't talk about individual names."

  4. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    These are our top stories:

    • Newly-installed Kingsway retail traffic lights to be turned off after lengthy traffic delays for shoppers
    • Police detain man thought to be carrying a pistol after firing at him in Derby
    • And FA technical director declines to say whether ex-Rams boss to be part of England coaching staff
  5. Councillor: Kingsway traffic delays 'unacceptable'

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Derby City Council's cabinet member responsible for highways councillor Asaf Afzal, has issued a statement about the Kingsway traffic issues.

    "The new traffic lights have proved to be problematic and I don't think it's acceptable for people accessing Kingsway retail park to be delayed to the extent that has happened in the last two weeks.

    "I've therefore decided that the traffic lights should be switched off."

  6. New Kingsway traffic lights to be switched off

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    The newly-installed traffic lights at the entrance to the Kingsway retail park in Derby are to be turned off.

    Kingsway Retail Park in Derby

    The council says the lights won't be switched back on until a thorough review has taken place and they're confident it won't happen again.

  7. Brewers target double signing

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Burton Albion are aiming to complete deals for young defender Ryan Delaney and the former Leicester winger Lloyd Dyer.

    Lloyd Dyer

    The 33-year-old spent the end of last season at Burnley. 

  8. 'Community can help itself' over organ donation

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Rozi Raja, who is calling for more organ donors from ethnic minorities, said: "Now we really need to step in as a community, and say right we're willing to help because ultimately it is affecting us.

    "We're having to wait 18 months longer than any other community to get a transplant. We're desperate and there's only so much the NHS can do."

  9. Plea for more ethnic origin organ donors

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    A Derby woman is encouraging more ethnic minorities to join the organ donor register.

    Rozi Raja is from Littleover and her father had a kidney transplant after five years of waiting.

    Rozi Raja from Littleover (left)

    Derby's Pakistani community centre has been hosting an event today to sign up more organ donors.

  10. Your views: Libraries 'valuable resource for local schools'

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    You've been reacting to our story on Facebook about Derby City Council's plans to make savings over its libraries.

    Andrew Swift said: "If this is allowed to happen it is a disgrace. Soon there will be absolutely no facilities left for the people of Derby. This should be protested about in the strongest way possible."

    Derby City Council offices

    And Joanne Plant posted: "Such a valuable resource for local schools. The staff work tirelessly putting events on for local children and events for school trips to the local library. Very sad."

  11. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a reminder of the main stories this afternoon:

    • Police fire rubber bullet at man thought to be carrying pistol in Derby
    • Derby's libraries could all stay open if they're run by community trusts, says city council
    • And is long-serving Rams defender set to join Wigan?
  12. Imitation gun seized after police fire at suspect

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Police say a 31-year-old man who was thought to be carrying a pistol in Derby has been taken to hospital for assessment and is not thought to be seriously injured after a rubber bullet was fired at him.

    A silver imitation gun has been seized, and there'll be a full investigation into what happened earlier today.

  13. Police fire rubber bullet at man thought to have pistol

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    A 31-year-old man has been detained by police after he was seen on Stenson Road in Derby allegedly carrying a pistol.

    Stenson Road in Derby near where today's incident happenend

    He failed to comply with instructions from an armed officer, who discharged a rubber bullet at the suspect while a colleague simultaneously fired a Taser.

  14. Community managed libraries on the cards

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Derby's libraries could all stay open if community groups come forward to run them. The city council hopes community trusts will operate them.

    Derby Central Library

    These could be operational by the end of 2017, and would only receive a small amount of public funding.

  15. Buxton set for Rams exit

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    Derby County's longest-serving player looks set to leave the club.

    Jake Buxton

    Jake Buxton has been linked with a move to Wigan, and the 31-year-old defender wasn't involved in the Rams pre-season friendly on Saturday.

  16. Library inside council house proposal

    Euan Duncan

    BBC Local Live

    There's been another development on future library provision in Derby.

    Derby City Council offices could house a library

    A new Riverside Library could be created in the council house to replace the central library.

  17. Weather: Chance of a shower later

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    An occasional light shower can’t be ruled out today as it turns cloudier this afternoon, and it will feel cooler with highs of  21C (70F).

    Weather temperatures for Monday July 25 to Tuesday 26

    It will be dry through this evening and overnight with clear spells, feeling fresher than during recent nights with lows of 13C (56F).