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  1. Former pub landlord found guilty of killing customer
  2. Paedophile has sentence increased to more than 24 years
  3. Ancient Chinese plate sells for £230,000 at Derbyshire auction
  4. Man seeking skin surgery after losing half his body weight
  5. Jack Lester appointed Chesterfield manager
  6. Live updates for Friday 29 September 2017

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By Gavin Bevis and Maryam Qaiser

All times stated are UK

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  1. Kal Sajad

    BBC Sport

    Marc Pugh

    Kal Sajad

    BBC Sport

    Bournemouth fail to convert a host of chances as both their and Leicester's disappointing starts to the Premier League season continue.

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  2. Jonny May

    Leicester win their third straight Premiership match with victory over defending champions Exeter at a wet Welford Road.

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  3. Dafydd Pritchard

    BBC Sport Wales at Cardiff City Stadium

    Bruno Ecuele Manga of Cardiff City challenges for the ball with Sam Winnall of Derby County

    Dafydd Pritchard

    BBC Sport Wales at Cardiff City Stadium

    Cardiff City remain top of the Championship table despite being held to a goalless draw at home by Derby County.

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  4. Our live coverage has ended

    That's it from us for another week. East Midlands Live returns at 08:00 on Monday.

  5. Weather: Dry evening ahead

    Anna Church

    Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    It will be a dry and fine end to the day with some sunshine before dark.

    This evening will remain dry overnight with clear spells and it will be a cooler night.


    Saturday will start dry and bright but cloud will increase through the morning with the increased risk of showers.

    Some more persistent rainfall possible from the west during the afternoon.

    It will feel fresher in a strengthening south westerly wind with maximum temperatures reaching 16C.

  6. Parking tickets rise in Rushcliffe

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    The number of parking tickets handed out in Rushcliffe has increased by nearly a fifth in the last year.

    There were 1,500 more issued in the area in the past year compared with the previous 12 months.

    Car parks

    Income from car park charges has also risen by 11% after a change in hourly fees despite a fall in the number of people parking there.

  7. Birds escape during farm break-in

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    Several birds have escaped after a break-in at Stonebridge City Farm in Nottingham.

    Staff at the farm said someone had broken the aviary and let the birds out last week, which included finches, budgies and cockatiels


    The break-in has been reported to the police and the farm is now raising funds to increase the security at the site.

  8. Plea to everyone to be a little greener

    If everyone in Derbyshire recycled one extra pop bottle, the county council would save £27,500 a week.

    That astonishing figure is why the council, along with Veolia in Nottinghamshire, are appealing for everyone to be a little greener.

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    Video caption: Bid for public to get smart over recycling
  9. Apprentice contestant says you will love her or loath her

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    A florist who is a contestant on the new series of The Apprentice has said viewers will either love her or loath her.

    Elizabeth McKenna runs a florist in West Bridgford and Southwell and is keen to get investment from Lord Sugar to boost her business.

    Elizabeth McKenna

    She said: "I have been wheeling and dealing since I was about 12 or 13 years of age.

    "I started my first business as soon as I left college in 1997 and I have been doing all sorts of things around the floristry industry."

    The new series of the show will start next week.

  10. Ancient Chinese dish kept at Derbyshire home sells for £230,000

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    An ancient Chinese dish that hung on the wall at a house in Derbyshire has sold for £230,000 at auction.

    The plate, which is nearly 300 years old, was bought in the US by a British man in the early 20th Century and ended up in Derbyshire after being passed down by relatives.

    We've asked Hansons Auctioneers for more information on the winning bidder.

    Chinese plate
  11. Man fined after fly-tipping waste with his own address on

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    A 40-year-old man has been ordered to pay £580 for fly-tipping after he left his name and address on the rubbish.

    Toy packaging and a delivery box with Justin Mather's details was dumped on land near his house in Swinton Copse in Boughton, near Mansfield.

    Justin's rubbish dumped

    Mather was invited to two interviews by Newark and Sherwood District Council to discuss the situation but he failed to attend.

    At Mansfield Magistrates' Court yesterday he admitted fly-tipping and was fined £200, ordered to pay costs of £350 and a victim surcharge of £30.

  12. University student knocked to floor as thieves grab handbag

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    This shocking video shows the moment a 19-year-old university student was dragged to the floor as she tried to stop thieves stealing her handbag in Derby.

    The victim, who had only just moved to the city, was badly shaken but otherwise unhurt in the robbery, which happened in Market Place on 10 September.

    Warning: Video may contain third party ads.

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  13. Your photos: Two rainbows for the price of one

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Thanks to Splatman for this splendid photo of a double rainbow in Plumtree this morning.

    Double rainbow
  14. Listen: Leicestershire chief executive on season 'riddled with disappointment'

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Leicestershire chief executive Wasim Khan has gone on record to express his disappointment with his players' performance this season.

    He says "wholesale changes" are the only way to turn things around.

    You can listen to the interview in full below.

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    Video caption: Leicestershire Chief Executive Wasim Khan says wholesale changes are needed at the club.