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By Sandish Shoker

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Today's updates have now finished. We'll be back with more from 08:00 on Thursday.

  2. Weather: Rain could move in later

    Kaye Forster

    Weather Presenter

    The cloud will continue to thicken this afternoon and the breeze will be picking up again too.

    There will be some showery rain edging in through the evening which will be on and off overnight. Minimum 11C (52F).

  3. Swimmer in action in Rio

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    If you can keep yourself awake for it, Ripley's Molly Renshaw, is in action from 03:00 in the 200m breaststroke semi-finals.

    We'll keep our fingers crossed for you Molly.

    Molly Renshaw
  4. Your photos: Shires on show

    Malcom Sharp has shared with us these photos he's taken down at the Ashover Show this afternoon.

    The shire horses are looking good...

    Ashover show
    Ashover Show
  5. Man missing for three days

    There's been another appeal for a missing person from police.

    Leons Simains, 40, was last seen at his home in St Giles Road, Normanton three days ago.

    Leons Simains
  6. Town wants gold postbox for Olympic winner

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Peaty fever hasn't gone away just yet...

    A post office in Uttoxeter says it wants to paint its postbox gold in honour of the swimmer's Olympic win.

    Adam Peaty

    Postboxes were painted gold to honour Team GB gold medallists during the London 2012 Olympics .Now Uttoxeter wants to do the same thing.

  7. Council leader says they're listening to public

    Quote Message: "The county council has a responsibility to act in the best interests of all its residents and we could not sit idly by and watch South Yorkshire break up Derbyshire without a proper consultation. We're responding to local people's concerns − listening to them rather than telling them what is best for them." from Councillor Anne Western Derbyshire County Council leader
    Councillor Anne WesternDerbyshire County Council leader
  8. 'Great to see big UK order in Derby' says Grayling

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Transport secretary Chris Grayling said it's great one of the biggest orders in the UK has come into Derby.

    He said he's been "really impressed" with Bombardier which is "delivering high quality trains".  

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    Video caption: Transport secretary Chris Grayling said Bombardier is "absolutely central" to the UK rail industry
  9. Latest headlines for Derbyshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

  10. Legal challenge is 'wrong' says Chesterfield leader

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Leader of Chesterfield Borough Council, John Burrows has spoken to BBC Radio Derby about his thoughts on the proposed judicial review.

    He said: "There are far more important reasons for spending money in Derbyshire - adult care services, children's services etc - and spending public money like this on an issue that has been long running, in my opinion, is the wrong thing to do."

    Chesterfield market
  11. Council shows it is serious about losing Chesterfield

    Chris Doidge

    BBC Radio Derby political reporter

    The county council's move shows it wasn't kidding when it said it would respond "robustly" to Chesterfield's plans.

    The borough wants to be part of the Sheffield City Region - which is getting new devolved powers. 

    Derbyshire is not currently getting those powers and county council leader, councillor Anne Western, says taking this to the High Court will be criticised by people for not being the best use of money but Chesterfield heading off with Sheffield would cost millions.

  12. Latest headlines for Derbyshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    • Derbyshire County Council is asking for a judicial review over plans for Chesterfield to join the Sheffield City Region
    • Bombardier is set to recruit more staff after winning its latest £1bn contract
    • Rams boss Nigel Pearson says he wants his team to play "with more urgency and drive" after they managed to get just one goal past Grimbsy Town yesterday
  13. Your photos: Storm approaches at Derwent Edge

    BBC Weather Watchers

    There were some moody skies over Derwent Edge earlier.

    Weather Watcher jamesdtaylor was there as a storm approached.

    Derwent Edge
  14. Inquest continues for teacher

    Heidi Booth

    Journalist, BBC Radio Derby

    Derbyshire Police went to arrest Ryan Wilkinson on the morning of 4 February last year at Shardlow Primary School, where he was on a trainee placement.

    The jury heard how police told the headteacher to keep Mr Wilkinson isolated until they got there, but when they arrived 20 minutes later they realised he had left.

    When asked why officers took so long to make the arrest Supt Ken Mehmet said his officers acted appropriately and applied "professional judgement" and that Mr Wilkinson shouldn't have been left alone at the school.

  15. Have you seen Brandon?

    Police say they are worried about 16-year-old Brandon O'Brian, who hasn't been seen since Friday.

    He's thought to have links to Alfreton, Swadlincote, Chellaston and Coalville in Leicestershire.

    Brandon O'Brian
  16. Oil removal could take several days

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Paul Reeves from the Environment Agency says it could take some time to trim back the vegetation to get to the area of the brook affected by the oil spill.

    He said: "The brook is fairly inaccessible and very overgrown so it is going to take us several days to even access some parts of it because it is difficult to get in there."

    Oil spill

    He said they were putting an absorbent in the brook to help remove the oil.