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  1. Updates for Monday 17 October 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Khia Lewis-Todd

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 at 08:00 tomorrow with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

  2. Weather: Rainy night expected

    Kaye Forster

    Weather Presenter

    A cool night with a few showers and lows of 10C (50F).

  3. FA probe Derby v Leeds racism claims

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    The Football Association says it's investigating an alleged racial incident said to have happened at the end of Derby County's home game against Leeds on Saturday.

    Derbyshire Police is also appealing for witnesses after a steward, a police officer and a woman were assaulted in separate incidents when trouble broke out at the iPro Stadium after full time.

  4. Falklands veteran working to beat PTSD

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    A Derbyshire veteran is looking forward to getting back to work after losing more than 40 jobs since leaving the army. 

    David Simpson, from Belper, fought in the Falklands War and said: "Anger and anxiety caused my post traumatic stress disorder, I barely left the house, anything could trigger me."

    He's been working with Help For Heroes on a canal restoration in Yorkshire while gaining qualifications.

  5. Woman injured in city centre assault

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    A woman suffered facial injuries when she was attacked while walking through Derby on Saturday night.

    The 39-year-old was grabbed by a man on Harriet Street at about 23:30.

    Police said her attacker is believed to be about 40-45 and of Asian or Eastern European origin.

  6. Latest headlines for Derbyshire and East Staffordshire

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    • Kadampa Primary School in Etwall to close
    • Major delays on M1 after lorry crash
    • Big wheel arrives in Derby's Market Place
  7. Delays continue after lorry crash

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    We've just received a photo of this afternoon's lorry crash which is still causing major delays on the M1 in the East Midlands.

    M1 crash
  8. M1 lorry spill causing major delays

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    Drivers are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys this afternoon following a collision on the M1 in Leicestershire involving a HGV which has spilled 100 litres of diesel onto the carriageway.

    M1 traffic
  9. Sudden closure for primary school

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    Kadampa Primary School in Derbyshire will suddenly close later this week.

    A spokesperson from the Etwall school said "The governors have no confidence in their ability to continue to run the school and reach a standard of education that's acceptable to them."

    The school will close on Thursday. 

  10. Dog stabbed in burglary

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    A black Labrador is recovering after being stabbed by intruders who burgled a home in Swanwick.

    The dog was injured during the break-in at a house on The Meadows between 11:45 and 13.30 on Thursday, in which three watches, cash and a laptop were stolen.

  11. Your photos: Luscious Ladybower

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Thanks to regular contributor Bit Chilly for this wonderful shot of Ladybower Reservoir.

    Ladybower Reservoir
  12. Your views: Big wheel arrives


    A rather sarcastic response from David Reynolds after we posted a pic on Facebook of the new big wheel that's been set up in Derby Market Place.

    He said: "Great now I can see the closed shops and a grey box from up high."

  13. Who next for rejuvenated Rams?

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    It was a successful start in Steve McClaren's bid to project the Rams up the Championship table. Here's who they have to beat to keep the run going...

    Rams fixtures
  14. Man jailed over car break-ins

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    A Derby man has been jailed for breaking into cars in the Darley area of the city.  

    Kevin Small, 39, of no fixed abode was sentenced to a total of 18 weeks for three offences of theft from motor vehicles on Bank View Road, West Bank Avenue and Burleigh Drive, Derby at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates’ Court.

    He was ordered to pay a total of £540 compensation. 

    Kevin Small
  15. No sign of vintage flight firm

    Khia Lewis-Todd

    BBC Local Live

    Customers have told BBC Radio Derby the vintage flight firm Blue Eye Aviation cannot be contacted via phone, email and its website also appears to be unavailable.

    Blue Eye Aviation
  16. M1 Crash: Lorry driver taken to hospital

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    The fire service say the crash involved just the one lorry and the person driving it was trapped inside but has now been freed and taken to hospital in Nottingham.

    Lorry crash

    They're asking drivers to "keep clear of the area".

  17. Delays after M1 lorry crash

    BBC Travel

    This is the LGV involved in the collision which caused the M1 to come to a standstill this afternoon.

    No-one is thought to have been seriously injured.

    Three lanes are closed northbound between J23 and J23a and two lanes are closed southbound.

    LGV on M1
  18. Weather: Hazy sunny spells

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    Hazy sunny spells with the risk of catching an isolated but sharp shower this afternoon.

    Holding onto the mild temperatures with a South West breeze, max temp 15C.