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Summary

  1. Updates for Monday 12 September 2016
  2. News, sport, weather and travel updates will resume at 08:00 Tuesday

Live Reporting

By Calum McKenzie

All times stated are UK

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Our live coverage across the day

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

Weather: Warm night ahead

Kaye Forster

Weather Presenter

Staying dry but fairly cloudy for the rest of the day.

Remaining dry overnight but the cloud will clear leaving clear skies into the early hours of the morning. 

It will be a warm night with lows of 15C (59F).

Watch: Club Brugge welcomes Leicester fans

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Club Brugge tweets...

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Latest headlines for Leicestershire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across our region: 

Tourist attraction enjoying bumper start

Namrata Varia

BBC Radio Leicester journalist

Over 20,000 people have been through the doors of Bradgate Park's new visitor centre since it opened in July.

Bradgate Park visitor centre
BBC

Promotion for Leicestershire MP

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Charnwood MP Edward Argar has named as one of 30 new Conservative Parliamentiary Private Secretaries.

He'll be assisting Nick Gibb at the Department for Education.   

Tigers heroes painted onto mural

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

I think the artist has done a particularly good job on Manu...

Tigers mural
Leigh Drummond

Tigers mural almost complete

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Have you seen any of the murals celebrating Leicester City's title win?

Well now Leicester Tigers' legacy is being commemorated in art form. 

Martin Johnson in paint
Leigh Drummond

If you want to go and see it it is on Walnut Street near Welford Road. 

BBC Leicester reporters exploring Belgium

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

...and here's a nice street - not sure of its name or significance but I thought I'd show it to you anyway.  

Bruges street
BBC

BBC reporters sampling the delights of Bruges

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Continuing your guided tour this is one of Bruges' famous canals. 

Canal in Bruges
BBC

Unsurprisingly, they are popular with visitors and from all the reading I've done you are to expect a queue if you want to do a tour. 

You've been warned folks...

BBC Leicester in Bruges for Champions League

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

BBC Radio Leicester's Jason Bourne has just sent me this picture from Bruges ahead of City's Champions League match there on Wednesday night. 

Bruges
BBC

For those interested - the imposing clock tower to the left is the Belfry of Bruges. 

And if you really want to impress your friends there are 47 bells inside and 366 steps.

Local reaction to David Cameron's resignation

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Leicestershire Conservatives tweet...

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Rutland 'great for girls' quality of life'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Good news if you are girl growing up in Rutland.

Feet of girls
PA

Apparently, you have a better quality of life. 

Statistics ranked areas based on child poverty, life expectancy, teenage pregnancy, GCSE results and youth unemployment.

Ameen Jogee

A man whose murder conviction was quashed in a landmark ruling on joint enterprise is jailed for manslaughter instead.

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Analysis: Foxes have a 'general lack of quality'

Matt Elliott

Former Leicester City captain and BBC Radio Leicester summariser

I didn't see anybody have a glaring howler of a game for Leicester, it was more of a general lack of quality.  

Leicester City squad
Michael Regan/Getty Images

At times last year maybe the intensity was a little bit more, and the opposition weren't as good as Liverpool, Manchester United, Manchester City are going to be this season.

Tea at the cricket

Vaz allegations must be 'unpleasant' for wife, support group says

Victoria Derbyshire

Here is a little bit more from Teresa Upton on Maria Fernandes' decision to stand by her husband Keith Vaz amid allegations about his private life.

BBC studio
BBC

She said: "Maria Fernandes has the extra pressure of the media spotlight which must be extremely unpleasant for her at this time." 

"We as a group felt extremely empathetic towards her and want to reach out to her but we realise she's not in a very trusting state at the moment."

Vaz's wife may be 'clinging to what she knows,' support group claims

Victoria Derbyshire

Teresa Upton, from Straight Partners Anonymous, has been speaking about Maria Fernandes' decision to stand by her husband Keith Vaz. 

Teresa Upton
BBC

"It is an early decision," she told the Victoria Derbyshire programme. 

"I've often observed members go through a phase early on where they want to cling to what they know and they are willing to compromise a lot to do that."

High blood pressure 'costing hundreds of millions'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Katharine Jenner, the chief executive of Blood Pressure UK, says it is important everyone knows about the number of people with high blood pressure in the region. 

"Cardiovascular problems cost the NHS hundred of millions of pounds each year," she said. 

"If we could find those people who have high blood pressure that don't know it - it could save us an absolute fortune."

Watch: Foxes 'dismantled' by Reds

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

If you can bear it - here is a little bit more analysis of Leicester's loss at Liverpool on Saturday... 

Latest headlines for Leicestershire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across Leicestershire: 

  • Ameen Jogee, who's murder conviction was overturned, is sentenced for the manslaughter of an ex-policeman
  • Over 100,000 people across Leicestershire and Rutland are living with high blood pressure, a charity warns 

Weather: A chance of some rain this afternoon

Sara Blizzard

BBC Weather

A fine afternoon with cloud increasing and the slim chance of a shower.

A moderate southerly breeze.

Maximum temperatures of 23C (73F). 

Consequences of ex-policeman's death 'remain devastating,' judge says

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here is what Judge Gregory Dickinson said when he jailed Ameen Jogee for manslaughter: 

Paul Fyfe was attacked in his own home. It was unprovoked and totally without justification. The consequences for his family were and remain devastating. This was not a spur of the moment event."

Gregory DickinsonJudge

Man sentenced for manslaughter after Supreme Court challenge

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Jogee's initial conviction for murder was quashed by the Supreme Court after it ruled the joint enterprise law had been wrongly interpreted for 30 years.

At a retrial Jogee was cleared of murder but convicted of manslaughter.  

Joint enterprise appeal man sentenced for manslaughter

Sarah Teale

East Midlands Today reporter

Ameen Jogee, wrongly convicted of the murder of ex-policeman Paul Fyfe, has been given 12 years for manslaughter.  

Ameen Jogee
Leicestershire Police

He has already served five years in prison and that will count towards his sentence. 

Lunch at the cricket

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

It may well be September, but we still have cricket...

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Leicester Tigers celebrated through new artwork

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Leicester City Council tweets...

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Your photos: September across Leicestershire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's another shot of that dramatic sunrise we had earlier this morning. 

Sunrise over South Wigston
wato1129

Thanks to BBC Weather Watcher wato1129 in South Wigston for the pic. 

Watch: 'We've always reacted after losses,' says Ranieri

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what Claudio had to say following the 4-1 loss to Liverpool on Saturday...

Concerns over high blood pressure in region

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Over 100,000 people in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland are living with high blood pressure, according to a national charity. 

Blood pressure check
Thinkstock

Blood Pressure UK says there are often no symptoms which means people don't realise they're at risk of heart attacks and strokes.

BBC reporter's 30 seconds of fame

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

There's been great excitement here at Local Live HQ. 

Helen McCarthy and the paper
BBC

BBC Radio Leicester's Helen McCarthy has had a brush with fame - by having her picture featured in the local paper. 

I'll ask for her autograph later...

Loughborough-based athletes in action in Rio

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

A few more medals on the way..? 

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Rudkin: Macia brings 'expertise and network of contacts'

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here is a little bit of what Leicester City's director of football Jon Rudkin has had to say about the appointment of Eduardo Macia:

Jon Rudkin
Getty Images

His expertise and network of contacts will add considerable strength to our existing team of recruitment staff, whose skill and diligence contributed greatly to a successful summer transfer window."

Jon RudkinDirector of Football, Leicester City

BBC Leicester team begin European tour

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

I wonder if the lads have started on the jelly beans yet..?

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Watch: 'Bionic' woman hampered by morning sickness

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

To make Claire's achievement even more impressive - she's also 16 weeks pregnant...

Macia joins management team at Foxes

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Eduardo Macia has been announced as Leicester City's new head of recruitment. 

Eduardo Macia
CRISTINA QUICLER/AFP/Getty Images

The 42-year-old Spaniard, who has worked at Valencia and Liverpool, replaces Steve Walsh who joined Everton this summer. 

Latest headlines for Leicestershire

Calum McKenzie

BBC Local Live

Here's what's happening across our region: 

  • Over 100,000 people across our region are living with high blood pressure, a national charity warns 
  • "Bionic" woman Claire Lomas from Melton Mowbray crosses the Great North Run finish line
  • City boss Claudio Ranieri says he is looking for a reaction from his side after the 4-1 loss to Liverpool

BBC Radio Leicester reporters on their way to Champions League tie

Ian Stringer

BBC Radio Leicester Foxes commentator

My colleague Jason asked me to get his passport out of his bag and look what I found.  

Hairspray
BBC

Who knew.