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Summary

  1. Live updates for Monday 11 September 2017
  2. Newark man arrested after returning from fighting Isis
  3. Nottingham graduate dies hiking in the Italian Alps
  4. Second lorry driver appears in court over M1 crash deaths
  5. Factory fall death firm 'had been warned'
  6. Sherwood Forest oak nominated for 'Eurovision of trees'
  7. Earthquake felt in Rutland

Live Reporting

By Dave Wade, Maryam Qaiser and Liam Barnes

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our live coverage has ended

    Regular live coverage on this page has ended for the day, but breaking news, sport and travel updates will continue appear through the night.

    East Midlands Live returns from 08:00 tomorrow morning.

  2. Weather: Clear night ahead

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    Showers will gradually ease into the evening with plenty of clear spells overnight but it will remain windy.

    Weather for today and tomorrow

    Tomorrow will be a sunnier day with fewer and lighter showers.

    The wind will ease for some time but cloud, rain, and strong winds are expected to return for the evening and overnight.

    Maximum temperatures will be 17C (63F).

  3. 'Please put the kerbs back'

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Shard spaces are meant to make drivers take care by removing kerbs, signs and pedestrian crossings.

    But the blind and partially sighted said they can be dangerous.

    Video content

    Video caption: Partially sighted Sarah Leadbetter says shared spaces are dangerous.
  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe accident, between J28 for A38 Alfreton and J27 for A608 Hucknall.

    M1 Derbyshire - Heavy traffic on M1 southbound between J28, A38 (Alfreton) and J27, A608 (Hucknall), because of an accident involving an overturned vehicle earlier on and an oil spillage. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

  5. Appeal after serious assault in pub

    Ben Truslove

    BBC News Online

    Officers are appealing for witnesses after a woman was seriously assaulted in Worksop at the weekend.

    It happened at about 23.50 on Saturday at the Vine Public House in Carlton Road.

    A 54-year-woman has been arrested in connection with the incident and released under investigation.

  6. Officers dismissed for gross misconduct

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    Four police constables have been dismissed from Leicestershire Police for sending derogatory and discriminatory messages to each other on WhatsApp.

    An Independent Police Complaints Commission investigation found the officers had shared about 100 messages on the WhatsApp instant messaging service on a group called the Inner Circle between April 2013 and January 2014.

    Whatsapp

    The content was deemed offensive and derogatory and included terms that were discriminatory and sexual.

    Leicestershire Police held a force misconduct hearing last week when four officers were dismissed without notice and four were given final written warnings.

    All had a case proven for gross misconduct.

  7. Hinckley man wanted by police

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    Officers are searching for a 29-year-old man from Hinckley who failed to turn up to court.

    Jamie Day was due in court accused of breaching a previous order, Leicestershire Police said.

    Jamie Day

    The force has carried out extensive enquiries in the area but have not found him.

  8. Tributes paid to 12-year-old Adam Johnson

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    The family of Adam Johnson, 12, who died after falling from the roof of a derelict building have described him as a happy, cheeky and caring rogue.

    Adam Johnson

    In a statement his family said: “We, as a family, would like to thank each and every single person – friends, family and even people we have never met – for your love, condolences and support after the tragic death of our darling boy.

    “Adam, as all who knew him would say, was a happy, cheeky and caring rogue who was full of life and laughter. This is how we remember him and how we would like everyone to remember him, too.

    “When you think of Adam, smile."

    An inquest into the death of Adam, who was inside the building when he fell, is due to open at Derby and South Derbyshire Coroner’s Court tomorrow.

  9. Splash of colour added to Southwell

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    Have you spotted these around Southwell?

    Southwell Tourism

    More of these yarn bombs will be appearing around the town, culminating in the main show on Saturday when items will also be up for sale in the Market Place.

    It's been done by a group set up by local councillor Sue Rodgers which aims to raise money and the profile of the Alzheimer's Society and the Young Archaeologists' Club.

    Projects
  10. Woman 'could have survived sepsis' with earlier antibiotic treatment

    BBC Panorama

    Investigative TV show

    A woman's death from sepsis could have been prevented if a Staffordshire hospital had given her antibiotics at an earlier stage, a world-leading expert in sepsis says.

    Margaret Jackson was admitted to Queen's Hospital, Burton in 2015 with chest pains and a high temperature.

    Margaret Jackson with her family

    Her husband says she deteriorated rapidly, although sepsis was not recorded as having contributed to Mrs Jackson's death.

    Her treatment has been reviewed by Dr Ron Daniels, chief executive of the Sepsis Trust, for BBC Panorama and he says earlier use of antibiotics "might have improved her chances of survival".

    Burton hospital says it has made vast improvements in the past six months and is now screening 98% of in-patients.

    BBC Panorama will investigate Britain's Sepsis Crisis on BBC One tonight from 20:30.

  11. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, at Tibshelf Services.

    M1 Derbyshire - M1 lane closed on slip road into the services northbound at Tibshelf Services, because of a car fire.

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

  12. Boy who died in roof fall named

    Liam Barnes

    BBC News Online

    The 12-year-old boy who died after falling through the roof of a factory in Derby has been named as Adam Johnson.

    Tributes and a book of condolence have been left at Allestree Woodlands School, where he was a pupil.

    Derby City Council released a statement offering its "deepest sympathies" to Adam's family and friends, and also said it had raised "serious safety concerns" around the Aidi Bliss factory site with the owners "on several occasions".

    Quote Message: As the site does not belong to us the council is not in a position to carry out security measures on what is private property. We have been in negotiations for some time to purchase the site in order to construct flood defences and to redevelop the factory. Negotiations are ongoing and we are optimistic of reaching a satisfactory agreement." from Derby City Council spokesman
    Derby City Council spokesman
    Adam Johnson tributes
  13. Have you seen this man?

    Liam Barnes

    BBC News Online

    Nottinghamshire Police has released a CCTV image of this man in connection with a series of incidents of lone women being targeted.

    CCTV Beeston Chilwell Nottinghamshire Police

    The four cases involve women being followed in the Beeston and Chilwell areas over the weekend.

    An 82-year-old woman was attacked from behind by a man at about 20:45 on Hall Drive in Chilwell on Saturday, but the man left empty-handed after a passer-by intervened.

    A police spokesman said a 35-year-old woman had her handbag stolen and a chain ripped from her neck after she was bundled to the floor in Caldbeck Court in Chilwell, and an 80-year-old woman was followed onto the tram at Beeston before she raised the alarm.

    Quote Message: We believe the suspect has been using the tram and tram lines to follow vulnerable women. This is a very clear image of a person of interest to the investigation and I’m confident somebody seeing this will know who he is." from Steve Wragg Nottinghamshire Police
    Steve WraggNottinghamshire Police
  14. Daughter of fraud victims calls for more support

    Sarah Teale

    Reporter, East Midlands Today

    The daughter of a couple scammed out of their life savings says there should be more help for victims of fraud.

    Franny Moyle is calling for a change in the law to protect potential targets after her parents lost £100,000 when they were targeted by high-pressure sales callers.

    She says every sales call should be recorded to make sure customers are safe.

    It comes as Nottinghamshire Police says there's been such a rise in the number of people falling victim to fraudsters that they're making it a priority to protect the elderly and vulnerable.

    Franny Moyle
    Quote Message: This kind of crime, it tends to target vulnerable people. There is a huge process of education that needs to go on." from Franny Moyle Daughter of victims of fraud
    Franny MoyleDaughter of victims of fraud