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Summary

  1. Live updates for Friday 15 September 2017
  2. Emergency landing after plane loses wheel
  3. Further charge after fatal bike crash
  4. 'Annoyed' customer fails in blackmail bid
  5. Air ambulance to carry blood
  6. Camera catches nearly 400 drivers

Live Reporting

By Amy Woodfield and Liam Barnes

All times stated are UK

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  3. Five charged in human trafficking investigation

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Five people arrested in Derby earlier this week have been charged with modern slavery and human trafficking offences.

    The three men and two women appeared at Southern Derbyshire Magistrates' Court today and have been remanded in custody.

    Another woman - also arrested during the operation - has been released under investigation.

    Raids in Derby

    The arrests were made after Derbyshire Police officers executed warrants at Rutland Street, St James Road, Balaclava Road and Patmore Square.

    They found ten men from Latvia, who officers believe to be victims of human trafficking.

  4. Firearm used in attempted robbery

    Amy Woodfield

    BBC Local Live

    Staff at a shop in Evington in Leicester have reported being threatened by a man with a firearm.

    Co-op

    Police were called at about 11:30 yesterday to the Co-op in Main Street. They've said a man eventually fled empty-handed and no-one was injured.

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, between J28 for A38 Alfreton and J29 for A617.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M1 northbound between J28, A38 (Alfreton) and J29, A617 (Chesterfield), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  6. Airbus set for trials after Rolls-Royce fixes engine problem

    Reuters

    Airbus is set to start long-distance trials for its newest passenger plane after engine maker Rolls-Royce fixed a problem that had disrupted flight testing.

    An Asian tour, designed to test reliability of the A350-1000, was postponed after engineers discovered a problem with its Trent XWB-97 engines developed in Derby.

    The problem affected a part attached to the combustor inside the engine.

    Rolls-Royce Trent XWB airplane engine
    Quote Message: We are working closely with Airbus to support their plans to begin functional and reliability testing in the coming weeks, having addressed a quality finding in an engine component." from Rolls-Royce Spokesman
    Rolls-RoyceSpokesman
  7. Man arrested after schoolgirls approached

    Liam Barnes

    BBC News Online

    A man has been arrested in connection with two incidents in West Bridgford described by police as "suspicious".

    A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said two girls, aged 11 and 15, were asked to get into a man's car as they walked home from school.

    One girl was approached at about 15:20 on Ascott Gardens on 5 September, and the other incident occurred at the junction of Greythorne and Waddington Drive at about 15:10 the following day.

    Ascott Gardens West Bridgford
  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M42 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M42 Leicestershire northbound severe accident, at J11 for A42.

    M42 Leicestershire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on M42 northbound at J11, A42 (Burton Upon Trent), because of an accident.

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