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Summary

  1. Updates for Wednesday 1 March 2017
  2. Investigation into death of boy, 13, in Bramcote
  3. Man found dead at block of flats
  4. Three companies set to bid to run rail franchise
  5. Funeral of Sir Peter Mansfield takes place
  6. Evans beaten by Monfils in Dubai
  7. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 Thursday

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By Calum McKenzie

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: Rain and some snow overnight

    Lucy Martin

    BBC Weather

    Outbreaks of rain will spread in from the south through the evening.

    Weather grid

    Rain will be heavy at points and could turn to snow for a time but mainly over high ground.

    Minimum temperature of 2C (36F).

  3. 'Intelligent' squad pleases Nolan

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    I wonder if Kevin Nolan will now be sending all of his players for IQ tests? 

  4. Nolan: County's revival down to intelligent players

    BBC Sport

    Manager Kevin Nolan has said Notts County's remarkable revival is down to having intelligent players who learn quickly.

    Kevin Nolan

    The Magpies had lost 10 League Two games in a row when Nolan was  appointed on 12 January  and were just one point and one place above the bottom two.

    But the  win at second-placed Plymouth Argyle  was their fourth in nine games under Nolan and took them eight points clear of the relegation zone.

  5. BreakingNottinghamshire medic killed working for IS

    Steve Swann

    BBC Home Affairs Correspondent

    A medic, originally from Nottinghamshire, who was part of a large group of students who left his studies in Sudan to join so-called Islamic State, has been killed in Iraq.

    Hisham Fadlallah

    The BBC  understands that Hisham Fadlallah died at the weekend.

  6. Woman arrested after death of boy, 13, in Bramcote

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Nottinghamshire Police said it was still trying to work out the circumstances surrounding the teenager's death following the incident in Bramcote.

    Sloan Drive sign

    A 36-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug and was further arrested in custody on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

    She has since been released on bail. 

    Another boy, 14, who was also at the property on Sloan Drive on Monday, remains in hospital in a stable condition. 

  7. BreakingInvestigation into death of boy, 13, in Bramcote

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    An investigation has begun into the death of a 13-year-old boy following an incident at a property in Bramcote.

    Nottinghamshire Police were called to a property on Sloan Drive in the early hours of Monday. 

    The teenager died last night.

  8. Medals of WWI soldier William Peniston fetch £14,000

    Greig Watson

    BBC News Online reporter

    The medals of a World War One soldier who was decorated for gallantry three times in three weeks - probably without firing a shot - have sold at auction for £14,000.

    William Peniston

    Nottinghamshire miner William Peniston joined the Kings Royal Rifle Corps and became a stretcher bearer.  

    The collection was expected to fetch between £8,000 and £10,000.  

    Medals
  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, at J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham.

    M1 Derbyshire - M1 lane closed on entry slip road northbound at J25, A52 (Nottingham), because of a police incident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  10. Your photos: March across Nottinghamshire

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    BBC Weather Watcher Steve A was up nice and early in Kimberley to capture this morning's sunrise. 

    Sunrise
  11. Man found dead at block of flats

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    The body of a 33-year-old man has been found in a flat in Russell Street, Radford.

    Nottinghamshire Police said chemicals were found in the property and the block of flats was evacuated as a precaution. 

    The man's death was not being treated as suspicious, the force said.  

  12. Monfils ends Evans' run in Dubai

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Dan Evans' run at the Dubai International is over after he was knocked out by fourth seed Gael Monfils in three sets. 

    Dan Evans and Gael Monfils

    Evans, who trains at the Nottingham Tennis Centre, lost 4-6, 6-3, 1-6 in 95 minutes. 

  13. Funeral of Sir Peter Mansfield takes place

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    Family, friends and former colleagues of Sir Peter Mansfield have attended the 83-year-old's funeral at St. John's Church in Beeston. 

    Funeral party heads into chuch

    The scientist, who was the "pioneer" of MRI, passed away last month. 

    Church scene
  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, at J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham.

    M1 Derbyshire - M1 lane closed on entry slip road northbound at J25, A52 (Nottingham), because of a police incident. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  15. Ice Hockey: Panthers player handed ban

    BBC Nottingham Sport

    Nottingham Panthers forward Robert Farmer has been handed a five-game ban after an incident in the weekend's game against Belfast. 

    Ice Hockey

    He will miss matches against Braehead Clan, Belfast Giants (x2), Dundee Stars and Edinburgh Capitals. 

  16. University stands still to remember MRI 'pioneer' Sir Peter Mansfield

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    The University of Nottingham has sent across these photos of staff and students on campus paying their final respects to Sir Peter Mansfield. 

    Funeral cars

    Sir Peter, who is the scientist that developed MRI scans, died last month and his funeral was held earlier today in Beeston. 

    The 83-year-old spent his entire career at the University of Nottingham and has a building named after him there.  

    Funeral cars
  17. Weather: Blustery afternoon ahead

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    The skies will turn increasingly cloudy from the south this afternoon, accompanied by a brisk south-westerly wind.

    BBC weather map

    Maximum temperatures of 9C (48F). 

  18. Stroke patient died after surgery denial 'over lack of beds'

    Caroline Lowbridge

    BBC News Online

    A woman died after a hospital did not accept her for neurosurgery citing an intensive care bed shortage, an inquest heard.

    Queens Medical Centre

    Teresa Dennett, 58, needed surgery after a stroke and the coroner concluded "it is likely she would have survived" if the operation went ahead.

    Nottingham University Hospitals said its intensive care unit was full and suggested she should go to Sheffield.

    But NHS England said a lack of beds was not a reason for refusing admission.

  19. Sir Peter Mansfield's funeral cortege passes through university

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC Local Live

    University of Nottingham's press office tweets... 

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