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  1. Updates for Thursday 11 February 2016
  2. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Friday

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By Sandish Shoker

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates for Nottinghamshire have finished for the day but we'll be back at 08:00 tomorrow with all the latest news, sport, travel and weather.

  2. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Here are your final headlines for the day:

  3. Weather: Staying dry into tonight

    Anna Church

    Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    A dry end to the day with clear skies allowing temperatures to drop quickly. 

    However patchy cloud will increase through the night with a few isolated showers.


     There will be some fog patches also possible. Min 2C (36F).

  4. Season ticket cut is 'reward' for fans says Al Hasawi

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    The early bird window for Forest fans to buy the cheapest season ticket opens from 2 April.

    Owner and chairman Fawaz Al Hasawi said he wanted to "reward" fans with cheaper or frozen ticket prices after "another brilliant season of support from fans". 

    Fawaz Al Hasawi
  5. Forest season ticket prices fall

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Good news Forest fans.

    The club has announced a 5% reduction on selected 2016-17 early bird season tickets.

    Concession prices have also been cut and the prices for Under-18s frozen at £150.

  6. From photocopying tea boy to Team GB ice hockey

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Nottingham Panthers defenceman Sam Oakford has gone from being a photocopying tea boy just three years ago to making his Great Britain debut this afternoon.

    Sam Oakford

    Oakford, 25, joined the Nottingham Panthers in 2014 and was chosen for the Olympic pre-qualifier against the Netherlands just last weekend.  

  7. Your photos: Sun shines over Gunthorpe

    The lovely weather continues to inspire you all to take photographs today.

    David Eberlin has taken this snap of the blue skies at Gunthorpe Lock this afternoon.

    Gunthorpe Lock
  8. Nottingham players represent Team GB in ice hockey

    BBC Sport

    Six Nottingham Panthers players are on the ice now for Team GB in their 2018 Winter Olympics pre-qualifying game against the Netherlands.

    You can listen to the commentary online here.

  9. Man arrested over woman's murder

    A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body was found in Sutton-in-Ashfield earlier this week.

    Police said the 44 year old, who was being treated in hospital, was now in custody.

    Woman's murder
  10. Two men wanted over pub assault

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    CCTV footage has been released of two men they want to speak to about an assault at the White Hart pub in Newark.

    It happened back in November at about 22:30 on the night of the Tyson Fury and Wladimir Klitschko fight.

    View more on youtube
  11. Hunt pushes ahead with junior doctors contracts

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Despite the junior doctors strikes we saw yesterday and a few weeks ago Jeremy Hunt has gone ahead with the new contracts.

    The Health Secretary said he had been left with no choice after the British Medical Association refused to compromise yesterday.

  12. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    • Nottingham Panthers players are in action with Team GB this afternoon for a Winter Olympics pre-qualifying game against the Netherlands 
  13. Money for Syrian aid could be mis-used warn police

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Ulhaq had set up a Twitter account under the name Guilty Muslim, which appeared to be a light-hearted way of raising funds for Syria aid convoys, but he instead gave the money to two men who joined the so-called Islamic State.

    After his sentencing, the head of anti-terrorism in the East Midlands says people need to be vigilant when sending money to charities working in Syria. 

    Peter Goodman

    Deputy Chief Constable Peter Goodman's says money handed over in good faith could be used to fund violence.  

  14. Langley Mill fire: CCTV released of Eyres driving to scene

    Dave Wade

    BBC Local Live

    The court heard petrol was poured outside the front door, on the door itself and on Edward Green’s car, which was parked on the drive outside.

    Now the trio have been found guilty police have released CCTV footage of the Eyres driving to Langley Mill prior to the fatal fire.

    They will be sentenced tomorrow.

  15. Langley Mill fire: 'A tragic, tragic day'

    Neil Heath

    BBC News Online

    Craig McFarlane, a neighbour, told the BBC he was one of a number of people trying to rescue the five occupants of the flat in June last year.

    "There were two lads hanging out the bedroom windows upstairs," he said.

    "I can remember one lad shouting 'I'm going to have to jump'. I remember shouting back to him just keep calm and we'll get you down - they were both very scared, in fear of their lives.


    "We thought we got five people out, we've done the job, and then we find out there's still three more people in there," he said.

    "It was just a tragic, tragic day and it was on Father's Day as well which is supposed to be a day of celebration - and that father lost his daughter."

  16. Langley Mill fire deaths: Three found guilty of murder

    A man and his two sons have been found guilty of murdering two teenagers and a baby in a house fire in Langley Mill. 

    Six-month-old Ruby-Grace Gaunt, her mother Amy Smith and friend Edward Green, both 17, died in the blaze in North Street, Langley Mill, last June.

    Langley Mill

    Peter Eyre, 44, and his two sons, Simon 24, and Anthony, 22, all of Sandiacre were accused of starting the fire at a flat in Langley Mill in June last year.

    Nottingham Crown Court heard it was an act of revenge.

  17. Nottingham vice chancellor one of the high earners

    BBC Radio Nottingham

    The University of Nottingham's vice chancellor is among the top 20 highest paid in the UK according to new study.

    The University and College Union looked at 152 institutions in Britain and found the average salary now stands at more than £270,000.

    But that's dwarfed by the salary drawn by Professor David Greenaway who earns £381,000 a year. 

  18. No sign Ulhaq was planning UK attack

    Adeel UlHaq, 21, is the first person in the East Midlands to be convicted of Syria-related terrorism.

    There's no indication that he was planning an attack in the UK though, and experts say people shouldn't panic.

    Adeel Ulhaq

    Rory Cormac, an expert in International Relations at the University of Nottingham told BBC Radio Nottingham this morning: "It is concerning and sad this is happening on our doorstep, and it is bringing it closer to home when you hear about it in the East Midlands but I don't think we need to panic."  

  19. Weather: Staying bright and sunny outside

    Charlie Slater

    BBC Weather presenter

    Good news! It's going to stay dry, bright and sunny for the majority of the afternoon.

    Highs of 7C (45F)