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Summary

  1. Road rage driver Andrew Nay is sentenced to four-and-a-half years in jail for causing a crash that left two sisters paralysed
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume on Tuesday at 08:00

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By Pete Cooper

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    It's been a very busy day across Northamptonshire - but now we have a Bank Holiday weekend to look forward to.

    There is live coverage tonight of Northants T20 match against Derbyshire on BBC Radio Northampton and the BBC Sport website.

    Plus the Monaco Grand Prix will be across BBC Radio 5 Live and the BBC Sport website.

    Have a good weekend.

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    Pete Cooper

    BBC Local Live

    Northampton Town have been taking the League Two trophy around Northampton, along with Clarence the Dragon - and today they came to the BBC Newsroom.

    The club told me the tour has been so popular they've had to extend it into a second week.

    And you can see why, everyone gets excited, including me (apologies for the beard). I'm the one of the left...

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    Video caption: Monaco Grand Prix: Preview of F1's most challenging circuit
  4. Santa Pod drag racer from 50 years ago still holds three world records - at least

    Jonathan Park

    BBC Look East sport

    Santa Pod raceway, on the Northamptonshire border with Bedfordshire, is celebrating 50 years of drag racing.

    It was built in 1966 at RAF Poddington - a disused Second World War air base. This weekend the track is hosting its flagship event, the European Drag Racing Championships.

    I met Harrold Bull, who was one of the first to race 50 years ago...

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    Video caption: Santa Pod drag racer from 50 year ago still holds three world records... at least.
  5. Weather: Chance of showers tomorrow

    Chris Bell

    BBC Look East weather

    It will be a largely dry night across the region with clear spells and patchy cloud. Lows of 9C (48F).

    Weather map

    Tomorrow will be rather cloudy. Although much of the day will be dry, there is the small chance of a few showers developing. Highs of around 19C (66F).

  6. Road rage driver: Family of paralysed sisters release more pictures

    A driving instructor who left two young sisters paralysed after a "road rage" crash in Northamptonshire has been jailed for four-and-a-half years.

    Andrew Nay, 39, crashed his Land Rover into the girls' family car as he made a right turn across oncoming traffic on the A509 near Wellingborough.

    Katrina Raiba, now six, and her sister Karlina, eight, have been left paralysed from the waist down.

    The girls' parents said they would "never be able to forgive" Nay.

    Raibais family
    Katrina Raiba, now six, and her sister Karlina, eight
  7. North set to face Saints team-mates on Sunday

    BBC Sport

    There are four Saints players in the England team for their game against Wales on Sunday at Twickenham.

    They'll be up against their team-mate, George North, who starts on the wing for Wales.

    George North
  8. Cars getting up to 300mph at Santa Pod as it celebrates 50th birthday

    The Santa Pod circuit on the edge of Northamptonshire is looking back on 50 years of drag racing - where the cars can go pretty fast...

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  9. Santa Pod drag racing track celebrates 50 years

    Jonathan Park

    BBC Look East sport

    Santa Pod, which sits close to the border with Bedfordshire, is the most famous drag racing track outside of America and it’s celebrating 50 years of racing this spring.

    This weekend it hosts the European Drag Racing Championships, but I've met someone who was here at the start...

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  10. How do you face a cricket ball coming at you at 85mph?

    Tom Percival

    BBC Radio Northampton

    Northamptonshire take on Derbyshire at Wantage Road in the T20 competition tonight and I got thinking... how hard can it be?

    So this is how I got on when I faced the club's bowling machine...

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    Video caption: BBC reporter Tom Percival takes on Northamptonshire's bowling machine.
  11. Homelessness in Kettering: Current housing system slammed as 'madness'

    Stuart Ratcliffe

    BBC Look East

    Paul Calland, from South Northants Homes, says the current housing system, which has lead to shortage of homes is "madness".

    He told me the lack of affordable rented property and social housing is leading to a rise in homelessness and that the government is "going in the wrong direction".

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    Video caption: Paul Calland, from South Northants Homes, says the current housing system is "madness".
  12. Road rage driver: Law needs to be changed, father of teen killed by drunk driver comments on Nay case

    Mark Hollands' daughter Bryony was killed by drunk driver Thomas Burney in August last year.

    Bryony Hollands (left) with her sister Keren
  13. Mother and grandmother in court over dog attack baby death

    Laura Cook

    BBC Radio Northampton

    The mother and grandmother of a six-month-old baby who was mauled to death by a dog have appeared in court.

    Molly Mae Wotherspoon died after an American pit bull attacked her in Daventry on 3 October  2014.

    Northampton Crown Court

    Claire Riley, Molly Mae's mother, and grandmother Susan Aucott were both charged with being in charge of a dangerously out of control dog which caused injury to Molly Mae resulting in her death. 

    Aucott has previously entered a plea of not guilty, and Riley entered a not guilty plea at Northampton Crown Court today. 

    Judge Rupert Mayo granted the pair bail until their trial which is due to start at Northampton Crown Court on June 7.

  14. Road rage driver: How it is being reported

    Pete Cooper

    BBC Local Live

    Andrew Nay, 39, of Harrier Close, Weldon, Corby, has been jailed for four-and-a-half years for causing a crash which left two young sisters paralysed.

  15. Road rage driver: 'I hate myself'

    Mike Cartwright

    BBC Look East

    In a statement read out in court, Andrew Nay said he was "truly sorry for all hurt and pain I've caused".

    It continued: "Never did I intend to cause the accident and cause so much pain and upset. I wake up knowing what I've done. I hate myself. I wish I could change things."

    In jailing Nay, 39, of Harrier Close, Weldon, Corby, for four and half years, Judge Adrienne Lucking said no sentence could "bring back normal lives for the children", which have been left paralysed by the crash.

  16. Road rage driver: Judge was 'constrained by law' over sentence, says solicitor

    Outside court, the victims' solicitor, Richard Langton (right) said there was "huge disparity" between the five year maximum sentence available in this case and that for death by dangerous driving, which is 14 years.

    Roberts Raidais and Richard Langton

    Andrew Nay, 39, of Harrier Close, Weldon, Corby, has been jailed for four-and-a-half years for causing a crash which left two young sisters paralysed.

    Mr Langton said he felt that had the judge been able he would have given Nay a longer sentence, but she was "constrained by the law".

  17. Road rage driver Andrew Nay 'should be banned from the road'

    Andrew Nay, 39, of Harrier Close, Weldon, Corby, has been jailed for four-and-a-half years for causing a crash which left two young sisters paralysed.

    Speaking outside court, the girl's father Roberts Raibais said Nay 'should be banned from the road'.

    Nay will have to re-take his driving test when he comes out of prison.

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    Video caption: Girls paralysed by dangerous driver
  18. Road rage driver: 'Story very upsetting' says father of victim of death by dangerous driving

    Mr McManus's daughter Rebecca was killed when a car ploughed into a bus shelter she was standing at in May 2014.

    Rebecca McManus
  19. Road rage driver: Andrew Nay's former employer says 'thoughts are with the family' of paralysed sisters

    Jaguar Land Rover have said in a statement it is "deeply saddened by this terrible incident and our thoughts are with the Raibais family".

    Andrew Nay was a Jaguar Land Rover manager and also was a lead off-road driving instructor for the company.

    The company said: "We can confirm that Andrew Nay is no longer an employee of Jaguar Land Rover."

    Nay, 39, of Harrier Close, Weldon, Corby, has been jailed for four-and-a-half years for causing a crash, which left two young sisters paralysed.