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  1. Updates for Wednesday 8 February 2017
  2. Motorists fined at Nottingham "bus gate"
  3. Is there a right way to pronounce Southwell?
  4. Celebrations in Market Square last night for Panthers
  5. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Wednesday

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By Sandish Shoker

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Our live updates have now ended and will return tomorrow from 08:00.   

  2. Weather: Freezing night ahead

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    A cold and rather cloudy night with scattered wintry showers. A widespread air frost is expected.

    Minimum temperature staying just above freezing in urban areas but will be -1C in the countryside.

  3. Kanye believe it?!

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Limited edition Kanye West trainers are not on sale in the UK until Saturday, but this group of men are already queuing outside one of the stores that will be selling them.

    The Yeezy Boosts, which cost £150 a pair, are sold out in a lot of places online and are apparently only going to be available at this Bridlesmith Gate store. 

    Yeezy trainers
  4. Online firms should 'fight against crime'

    Jeremy Ball

    Social affairs correspondent, BBC East Midlands Today

    Amazon told us they don't want to comment. 

    But Amazon's not the only website that Paddy Tipping is worried about. 

    Paddy Tipping

    He says the time has come for all internet firms to do more to keep us safe and fight against crime. 

  5. Man bought terrorism-related documents online

    Jeremy Ball

    Social affairs correspondent, BBC East Midlands Today

    Smith,46, saw himself as a crusader and claimed he wanted to protect this country from the so-called Islamic State.

    He was found guilty of stockpiling dangerous explosives and having a copy of the Anarchy Cookbook Version 2000 that he'd bought online at his home in Clifton.

    Roger Smith

    Now Mr Tipping wants online retailers to be held responsible for what they're selling.

    He said: "If they're providing material that's dangerous - and it is - if they're not prepared to take it down voluntarily through a code of practice, then I think ultimately we'll get to the position where companies can and should be prosecuted,"

  6. Police commissioner wants internet firms to do more

    Jeremy Ball

    Social affairs correspondent, BBC East Midlands Today

    Nottinghamshire's police and crime commissioner Paddy Tipping has told me major internet companies should be prosecuted if they don't do more to stop online crime. 

    He's been speaking after so-called "survivalist" from Nottingham, Roger Smith, was jailed last month under terrorism laws, for downloading a bomb-making guide from Amazon.

  7. Gritters heading out tonight

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    With a cold and frosty night ahead, the council's gritting team are expecting a busy night.

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  8. Watch: Anna Soubry on Brexit

    BBC News Channel

    Here's what Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry had to say to BBC News earlier today.

    She was with Labour MP for Pontypridd Owen Smith. 

    Video content

    Video caption: Smith and Soubry 'as one' on Brexit threat
  9. Is this the biggest family photo ever?

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    This story on the BBC website about 500 relatives meeting for a family photo has caught my eye this afternoon.

    I'm seriously impressed with how they managed to get everyone together for it!

    Chinese family members
  10. Residents discuss level crossing options

    BBC Radio Nottingham

    People in Attenborough are being given the chance to express their views about the future of three level crossings today.


    Network Rail want to close the crossings to improve safety along the railway line but many residents disagree with the idea, saying they make the village and surrounding areas more accessible.

    The meeting is taking place now until 19:30 at Attenborough Village Hall.

  11. Missing man found

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    We told you earlier about a police appeal for missing Lee Hobster.

    They said he has now been "found safe and well".

  12. Lee Hughes for manager?

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    The former Notts County striker has applied to become the new boss at Worcester City.

    He's been at the National League North side for two years and in his 22 years in the game has worked with 28 different bosses.

    Lee Hughes
  13. Your photos: The A610 at dawn

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Steve A was up early and took this photo of Ikea island at dawn.

    Ikea Island
  14. Man charged after dealership fire dies in prison

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    A man charged with arson after a fire at a Birmingham car dealership was found dead in his cell at Nottingham Prison last week.

    The prison service confirmed Marcin Dlugolecki's body was found on 1 February and an independent investigation is now being carried out.

    Cars on fire

    Mr Dlugolecki had been due to appear at Birmingham Crown Court on 15 February.  

  15. Tory MP 'a realist' over Brexit deal

    Sandish Shoker

    BBC News Online

    Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry has been talking to BBC News this morning about another day of debating in the Commons.

    Anna Soubry

    She said: "I trust my Prime Minister and the government, but I'm also a realist". 

    She said it would be "impossible" for the government to get a good deal for Britain on trade, customs, security, and many other issues, within two years.

  16. Al Hasawi delays chief exec decision

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    There's been more criticism over the last 24 hours of the under-fire Forest Chairman Fawaz Al-Hasawi.

    He'd suggested last week he'd appoint a new chief executive at the club, but it now seems that's been delayed. 

    Fawaz Al Hasawi

    The Kuwaiti issued a statement last night saying they can't rush the decision and that until the "right candidate is ready", he has confidence the current staff at the club are more than capable.       

  17. Drivers confused by signs

    Mike O'Sullivan

    Reporter, East Midlands Today

    Most people I spoke to thought the sign wasn't warning about a bus lane camera.

    "That sign tends to represent a speed camera," one man told me. "If 11,000 people have been fined, it's obvious that it's not visible enough or not clear enough for people to see or interpret what the signs are saying."


    Another man said: "I'm not a local. I must admit that would confuse me or I wouldn't necessarily see that, it's fairly small isn't it."

    Another driver told me his sat-nav tried to take him down the road but he turned round when he noticed a pedestrian in the street.