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Summary

  1. Live updates for Thursday 14 September 2017
  2. Leicester fan fined over homophobic abuse
  3. Teen quadruple amputee aims to inspire
  4. New-home owner warned of HS2 demolition
  5. Gulag survivor dies weeks after honour
  6. Man 'trapped' in jail term to be released

Live Reporting

By Amy Woodfield and Maryam Qaiser

All times stated are UK

  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, between J24 for A6 and J24A for A50 Derby.

    M1 Leicestershire - Heavy traffic and one lane closed on M1 northbound between J24, A6 (Kegworth) and J24a, A50 (Derby), because of a broken down vehicle. In the roadworks area.

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

  2. Our live coverage across the day

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

    East Midlands Live returns from 08:00 tomorrow morning.

  3. East Midlands weather update: A cool night

    Anna Church

    Weather Presenter, BBC East Midlands Today

    There will be a few heavy showers around through rush hour. The showers will ease to leave a dry start to the night with clear spells, however it will cloud over by dawn with a scattering of showers.

    It’ll be a cool night - minimum 9C (48F).

    Weather
  4. Man dies after motorcycle crash

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    A 26-year-old man has died after a crash involving two motorcycles in Nottingham.

    It happened in Wollaton Road at the junction with Eton Grove at about 23:30 yesterday.

    The road reopened this morning.

    Wollaton Road

    Nottinghamshire Police said a 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving and theft of a motorcycle.

    He remains in police custody.

  5. Appeal after man, 31, attacked

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    Officers are appealing for information after a 31-year-old man was attacked in Long Eaton.

    It happened in the Lynden Avenue, Nelson Street and Manchester Street area but Derbyshire Police said they can't be specific because the victim was dazed and had minor concussion.

    Attack in Derby

    The man had cuts and grazes to his face and elbow from the attack on 9 September between 06:00 and 09:00.

  6. Loughborough blossoms in flower competition

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Blooming Loughborough has done it again - they've won gold at the East Midlands in Bloom awards for the seventh time.

    Here are some photos that show why.

    Flowers in Loughborough
    Flowers in Loughborough
    Flowers in Loughborough
  7. Woman 'grabbed and dragged to the floor'

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to in connection with a sexual assault.

    A 20-year-old woman was walking along Forest Road near the Arboretum when she was grabbed by a man and dragged to the floor on 23 July, Nottinghamshire Police said.

    Police want to trace this man

    Officers arrested a 45-year-old man who has since been released pending no further action.

  8. Video content

    Video caption: Teen quadruple amputee from Derby aiming to inspire
  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, between J29 for A617 and J29a for Markham Lane Markham Vale.

    M1 Derbyshire - Heavy traffic on M1 northbound between J29, A617 (Chesterfield) and J29a, Markham (Markham Vale), because of an earlier vehicle fire. All lanes have been re-opened. Congestion to J28, A38 (Alfreton).

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

  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, at J28 for A38 Alfreton affecting B6014 Mansfield Road.

    M1 Derbyshire - M1 lane closed on exit slip road and heavy traffic southbound at J28, A38 (Alfreton), because of a broken down vehicle. Congestion to B6014 Mansfield Road.

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

  11. Appeal to find 'racially abusive' singers

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    It's been claimed that two men travelling on a train from Leicester to Derby were singing offensive songs that included racially abusive words.

    One passenger has told police he believed the songs were directed at him.

    It happened on the train departing from Leicester at 19:01 on Saturday 8 August - the pair were thought to be returning from a football match.

    East Midlands train
    Quote Message: We have a no tolerance attitude towards such behaviour, which has no place whatsoever in the game. I am appealing for anyone who saw what happened to come forward and let us know so we can stop this behaviour from happening again.” from Sergeant James Paget British Transport Police
    Sergeant James PagetBritish Transport Police