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  1. Updates for Wednesday 15 June 2016
  2. More news, sport, travel and weather from 08:00 on Thursday

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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. Your views: John Lewis closed by flood


    Not much sympathy on Facebook for John Lewis shoppers who told the BBC they had to change their shopping plans today: 

    Thomas Scott-Arthur wrote: "Oh Lord... Lots of middle-class people can't go shopping! Disaster."

    Emma Robinson, said: "Cant people chill, im just hoping they might have a sale for the stock that was slightly damaged but still okay..."

  3. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Here are your final stories for today:

  4. Weather: More showers to come tonight

    Kaye Forster

    Weather Presenter

    Guess what?! We have further heavy showers this afternoon.

    There will be some lively downpours and there could be a risk of some localised flooding, but most of the showers will die away overnight. 


    It will stay muggy tonight with a minimum temperature of 11C (52F).

  5. Flooding has affected four floors of store

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Anna Moir gave a bit more information to BBC East Midlands Today about the damage to John Lewis.

    She said the flooding had affected three floors in the store and a "significant part" of one other floor.

    Anna Moir

    She said: Luckily the flood is isolated in where it is so we are confident that the stock damage will be quite little, but until we can see in the branch properly we can't comment on that further."

  6. Watch: Shoppers disappointed at John Lewis closure

    The flood at John Lewis in Nottingham has forced many people to rearrange their plans today.

    Video content

    Video caption: The flood at John Lewis in Nottingham saw many people forced to rearrange their plans.
  7. Euro 2016 minibus breaks down at start of trip

    Nottingham Post

    A group of friends from Nottinghamshire who customised a minibus and set off on a road trip to France for Euro 2016 today didn't make it far. 

    They broke down after just 20 miles on the M1.

  8. Cost of damage still unknown

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Senior manager of retail at John Lewis, Anna Moir, wouldn't be specific on where the damage was in the store but said they were "focusing on getting it back open and trading".

    She said it was difficult to asses at this stage the cost of the damage to the building and their stock.

  9. The Hive on display until next year

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Standing at 17m tall and weighing in at 40 tonnes, The Hive by Wolfgang Buttress, is said to be a spectacular sight.

    It will be on display at the Kew Gardens in London until November next year so you've got plenty of time to go down and see it for yourself.

  10. John Lewis to open by end of the week say bosses

    Verity Cowley

    Presenter, BBC Radio Nottingham

    John Lewis managers say they hope to get the store open by the end of the week after a pipe burst and flooded the store.

    John Lewis
  11. Latest headlines for Nottinghamshire

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

  12. M1 closure cost £29m

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    The closure of the M1 earlier this week after a man scaled a motorway sign is said to have cost the wider economy £28m and an extra £1m to emergency services.

    The figure was given in court when the man appeared at Leicester Magistrates' Court charged with causing a public nuisance.

    M1 closure
  13. Store leak not caused by district heating pipe

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    There was some speculation this morning that the burst heating pipe at John Lewis last night was part of the district heating system.

    The city council has now told BBC Radio Nottingham it was NOT caused by one of these pipes.

    For those who don't know, the city's heating network is said to be one of the largest in the UK and has been providing hot water to the city centre and St Ann's for 30 years.

  14. New goalie heads into Meadow Lane

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Notts County have now confirmed the signing of former Rotherham United goalkeeper Adam Collin.  

    Adam Collin
  15. Hive artwork looks at how bees communicate

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Wolfgang Buttress's Hive is made of 170,000 parts and fitted with accelerometers that record vibrations to mimic the sound of real bees.

    The sculpture was created as part of research at Nottingham Trent University looking at the way the insects communicate with each other.

    Wolfgang Buttress
  16. Store could be shut until the weekend

    Neil Heath

    BBC News Online

    There's staff on every entrance of the John Lewis store today telling confused customers what's going on.

    At the entrance upstairs,  you can see little puddles of water just outside the shutters.

    John Lewis

    One member of staff said the store might not be open until the weekend.

  17. Man in court over attempted murder

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    A man has appeared at court charged with attempted murder after a man suffered serious injuries in an assault at a house in Southwell on Friday.

    Thomas Farrow, 29, of Farthingate Close, Southwell, has been remanded in custody and will appear at Nottingham Crown Court at a later date.

  18. One person injured by fallen tree

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Police have told me that one person was in the car when a tree came down in Adbolton Lane, near Holme Pierrepont.

    The person received minor injuries and was taken to hospital for treatment.