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Summary

  1. Updates for Monday 13 March 2017
  2. Two arrested over Charlie Dunn water park death
  3. Man in court over New Parks siege
  4. Foxes prepare for Sevilla crunch clash
  5. Oakham named one of England's top towns
  6. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Tuesday

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By Gavin Bevis

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Today's updates have come to an end. Local Live will return at 08:00 on Tuesday.

  2. Weather: Mild and cloudy night

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    Dry with variable amounts of cloud in the East Mids tonight. Some clear spells at times, more cloud later. Warmer than last night with lows of 7C.  

  3. Fanzone returns for Foxes v Sevilla

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Jubilee Square will once again host a Champions League fanzone from 12:00 tomorrow ahead of Leicester City's second leg clash with Sevilla.

    The event, open to fans from both clubs, will feature a DJ, a large TV screen showing classic goals and a selection of food and drink stalls.

    Fanzone
  4. Osprey heading back to Rutland from Senegal

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    The Rutland Osprey Project is tracking the progress of one of its female birds as she makes her way back to the East Midlands from her winter home in west Africa.

    Osprey 30, as she's known, left Senegal on Saturday morning and the project team told us she has now reached north Africa.

    Osprey progress
  5. Shakespeare: 'No grudges' with Ranieri

    BBC Sport

    Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare says there are "no grudges" between him and former manager Claudio Ranieri.

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    Video caption: Leicester v Sevilla: Craig Shakespeare and Claudio Ranieri bare nor grudges
  6. Bridgen wants MPs to reject Brexit bill amendments

    BBC Radio Leicester

    Andrew Bridgen, Conservative MP for North West Leicestershire, has urged fellow MPs not to back amendments to the Brexit bill proposed by the House of Lords .

    Peers want to guarantee the rights of EU nationals living in Britain and give parliament a vote on the final deal.

    Andrew Bridgen

    Mr Bridgen, who voted to leave the EU, said: "The amendment we're going to discuss tonight is actually constitutionally unsound. It gives the veto of legislation that could be passed in the House of Commons to the House of Lords."  

  7. Man appears in court over New Parks siege

    East Midlands Today

    A man's appeared in court on firearms offences following an incident in Leicester.

    Police were called to a flat in the New Parks area of the city on Friday.

    David Bourassa has been charged with two counts of possessing a firearm and one of possessing cannabis with intent to supply.

  8. Your photos: Runway sunrise

    BBC Weather Watchers

    An awesome shot of East Midlands Airport, taken early this morning by Loki's Keeper.

    East Midlands Airport
  9. 'Unique' Oakham praised by newspaper

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Oakham mayor Adam Lowe says he wholeheartedly agrees with The Times naming the town as one of England's best places to live .

    He said: "It's a county town with lots of traditions. It's got the Cottersmore Hunt, it's got the country folk - these are unique selling points."

    Adam Lowe
  10. East Midlands weather update: Cloud to move in

    Alex Hamilton

    BBC Weather

    Cloud will move in from the north west over the course of the day, but there’ll still be some bright spells this afternoon.   

  11. Drinkwater: 'Players delighted Shakespeare staying on'

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Meanwhile, midfielder Danny Drinkwater told reporters: "On behalf of all the players... we were delighted for him [Craig Shakespeare] to get the job. I think the players would be happy if he got the job long-term.

    “He helps us enjoy the football. Just enjoy your football. Work hard, do the simple things and the rest will shine through.”

  12. Shakespeare: 'Massive challenges ahead'

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Craig Shakespeare has been holding his first news conference since being confirmed as Foxes boss until the end of the season.  

    He said: "I’m still settling in. I’m delighted and comfortable with it being until the end of the season.

    "I understand the challenges that are ahead, some massive ones and none more so than tomorrow night."  

    Craig Shakespeare
  13. Job losses as firm placed in administration

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Castle Donington equipment hire firm Plant and Consumable Services  has gone into administration .

    The Leicester Mercury says 44 out of 68 staff with the Willow Farm Business Park-based company have been made redundant. The firm's website is also offline .

    Plant and Consumable Services
  14. Two arrested over boy's lake death

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Here's a little more on today's arrests over the death of five-year-old Charlie Dunn at Bosworth Water Park.

    Two people have been detained on suspicion of manslaughter by gross negligence and child neglect.  

    Charlie Dunn