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  1. Updates for Wednesday 25 May 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Thursday

Live Reporting

By Calum McKenzie

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Our live updates have now ended and will return tomorrow from 08:00. 

  2. Weather: Cooler and damp night ahead

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    It will be a cloudy and damp night with further patchy rain or drizzle.

    BBC weather grid

    However, this rain will ease by dawn. It will be a milder night than of late due to the cloud cover.

    Minimum temperatures of 9C (48F).

  3. Loughborough athlete reflects on missing Beijing medal

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Loughborough-based sprinter Martyn Rooney says his career could have been very different if he hadn't been denied an Olympic bronze medal in 2008.

    Martyn Rooney

    Some GB athletes could be upgraded if the Russian dope tests return positive.

  4. Your photos: May across Leicestershire

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    It might not be quite as nice as it was yesterday - so here is a picture of some ducks in Somerby near Melton Mowbray to cheer you up. 


    Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher Penny for getting in touch with the pic. 

  5. Region's fire chief quits

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Richard Chandler, the Chief Fire Officer for Leicestershire and Rutland, is to leave his job. 

    His last day in charge is at the end of the month. 

    The reasons for his departure have not been explained.

  6. Man Utd fan at Vardy's wedding

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    And here's Tinchy Stryder arriving. 

    Tinchy Stryder

    He's a Man Utd fan by the way. 

  7. Police expected to open A52 'shortly'

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    The A52 is still closed in Bottesford, Leicestershire, but police say the road is "expected to open shortly".   

  8. Stars turn out to support Vardy

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Here is Jamie Vardy's Leicester team mate Marcin Wasilewski arriving for the wedding.

    Marcin Wasilewski

    Nice tie, Marcin. 

  9. Motorcyclist dies after A52 crash

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    It's been confirmed that a motorcyclist has died after the collision on the A52 this morning.

    Leicestershire Police, who are investigating, said the man had died at the scene.

    A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving and is currently in police custody.

  10. Gossip: Kante heading to Paris giants?

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Leicester City have got a fight on their hands to keep hold of midfielder N'Golo Kante with PSG interested in buying him, according to reports in Le Parisien.

    N'Golo Kante

    I hope you've all got your phrasebooks handy to read the article...

  11. Castle set to re-open after £2m renovation

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    If you are looking for something to do with the kids at half term...

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  12. Gossip: Nigeria international on his way to Leicester?

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Leicester City have made a £22m bid for CSKA Moscow forward Ahmed Musa, according to reports in the Daily Mail. 

    Ahmed Musa

    The Foxes were allegedly interested in the Nigerian in January, so one to watch I reckon.