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Live Reporting

By Gavin Bevis and Liam Barnes

All times stated are UK

  1. By Caroline Chapman

    BBC Sport

    Philippe Coutinho

    Philippe Coutinho scores for the first time this season and Jamie Vardy sees his penalty saved as Liverpool survive a Leicester fightback.

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  2. Our live coverage across the day

    Today's updates have now finished. Local Live will return at 08:00 on Monday.

  3. Weather: Rainy night with fog expected

    BBC Weather

    It's expected to be a largely cloudy and misty night with patchy rain or drizzle throughout, and extensive fog over hills.

    The increased cloud will make it feel milder than Thursday night with southerly winds also easing.

    Weather map
  4. Nottingham scientists to lead multiple sclerosis study

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    Scientists in Nottingham are to lead a global trial to try to find the best way to treat people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis.

    The study, led by Dr Nikos Evangelou, will assess whether giving MS patients the strongest medication at the beginning of their illness, or waiting for the disease to progress first, is more effective.

    MS information point

    Researchers plan to recruit 800 volunteers in the UK and US to take part in the five-year trial.

  5. Foxes midfielder facing spell on sideline

    BBC Leicester Sport

    Leicester City midfielder Matty James has been ruled out for up to six weeks with an achilles strain.

    The Foxes will also be without Robert Huth for tomorrow's match against Liverpool.

    Matty James
  6. Lincoln City condemn attack on Mansfield bus

    Rob Makepeace

    BBC Radio Lincolnshire sport

    Lincoln City said it is working with Lincolnshire Police to try to find the culprits behind the attack on Mansfield Town's team bus last Saturday.

    The bus was targeted by what the Red Imps describe as "a small group of youths" at 16:15 on 23 September when it was at St Catherines, leaving the vehicle damaged and some club staff "distressed".

    Mansfield won the match 1-0.

    Quote Message: Lincoln City fully condemns such actions and will fully co-operate with any investigation into the matter" from Lincoln City spokesperson
    Lincoln City spokesperson
  7. Leicestershire sign Hampshire opener Michael Carberry but Clint McKay leaves

    BBC Sport

    Michael Carberry

    Leicestershire have signed former England opener Michael Carberry on a two-year contract.

    The 36-year-old left-hander initially joined the club on loan from Hampshire last month for their final four Championship games of the season.

    "We have been looking to add an experienced opener to our squad and Michael fits the bill," said chief executive Wasim Khan.

    Meanwhile, fast bowler Clint McKay is leaving the club after three seasons.

  8. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire southbound severe disruption, between J22 for A50 and J21 for M69.

    M1 Leicestershire - Queuing traffic on M1 southbound between J22, A50 (Coalville) and J21, M69 (Leicester), because of an earlier broken down vehicle. All lanes have been re-opened.

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

  9. Football ban for supporter who attacked steward

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC Local Live

    An Oldham Athletic supporter has been banned from football matches for three years after running on the pitch and assaulting a steward during a match against Chesterfield.

    Police said Daniel Fairbrother, from Oldham, was also fined £498 plus £300 costs, £100 in compensation and a £49 surcharge by magistrates for his actions at the Proact Stadium on 4 February.

    Proact Stadium
  10. Investigation launched following fire at high-rise flats

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    An investigation is underway after a fire broke out at a high-rise block of flats in Leicester.

    Firefighters were called to the Zenith Building on Colton Street at about 05:00 today.

    Fire at Zenith

    This is the seventh time the fire service has been called to the building since the Grenfell Tower fire in London in June.

    Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service said the six previous fires at Zenith have all been identified as arson.

  11. Lincoln City condemn attack on Mansfield Town bus

    Liam Barnes

    BBC News Online

    Lincoln City said it is working with Lincolnshire Police to try to find the culprits behind the attack on Mansfield Town's team bus last Saturday.

    The bus was targeted by what the Red Imps describe as "a small group of youths" at 16:15 on 23 September when it was at St Catherines, leaving the vehicle damaged and some club staff "distressed".

    Mansfield won the match 1-0.

    Quote Message: Lincoln City fully condemns such actions and will fully co-operate with any investigation into the matter. from Lincoln City spokesman
    Lincoln City spokesman
    St Catherines Lincoln
  12. Rugby union: Cobden to start for Nottingham against Doncaster

    BBC Sport

    Joe Cobden has earned himself a place in the starting XV for Nottingham's clash with Doncaster in the English Championship tomorrow.

    The long-serving back came off the bench to help the green and whites to a 33-31 win over London Scottish last week.

    Wasps loanee Will Stuart comes in at prop, while back-rower Josh Poullet also makes the side.

    Joe Cobden Nottingham Doncaster rugby union