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Gavin Bevis and Calum McKenzie

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire southbound severe disruption, between J19 for M6 and J18 for A5.

    M1 Leicestershire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J19, M6 (Catthorpe Interchange) and J18, A5 (Rugby), because of a broken down car. Traffic is coping well.

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

  2. 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 exit slip road closed northbound at J25, A52 (Nottingham), because of a broken down lorry.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A38 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A38 Derbyshire southbound severe accident, between A516 and A50 J4.

    A38 Derbyshire - A38 in Derby closed southbound between the A516 junction and Toyota Island, because of an accident.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire southbound severe disruption, between J19 for M6 and J18 for A5.

    M1 Leicestershire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J19, M6 (Catthorpe Interchange) and J18, A5 (Rugby), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire southbound severe disruption, between J19 for M6 and J18 for A5.

    M1 Leicestershire - One lane blocked on M1 southbound between J19, M6 (Catthorpe Interchange) and J18, A5 (Rugby), because of a broken down car. Traffic is coping well.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M69 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M69 Leicestershire southbound severe accident, between J1 for A5 Hinckley and M6 J2.

    M69 Leicestershire - One lane closed on M69 southbound between J1, A5 (Hinckley) and M6 J2, Coventry, because of an accident. Traffic is coping well.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, between J23 for A512 and J23A for A42.

    M1 Leicestershire - Queuing traffic and one lane closed on M1 northbound between J23, A512 (Loughborough) and J23a A42, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  8. Our live coverage across the day

    Chris Fawcett

    BBC News

    Dedicated live coverage has ended for today but some breaking news, sport and travel will continue to appear through the night. We will be back again at 08:00.

    Have a great evening.

  9. Parents could be fined for children's behaviour

    Chris Fawcett

    BBC News

    Parents in Swadlincote have been told they could face fines of £100 if their children breach anti-social behaviour notices.

    Anti Social

    Sgt Graham Summers said they handed out several notices over half-term, which if ignored or broken will lead to fines.

  10. Moon exhibition comes to cathedral

    Chris Fawcett

    BBC News

    A large, travelling exhibition known as the Museum of the Moon is making its way to Leicester Cathedral tomorrow, marking the start of British Science Week.

    Museum of the Moon
    Museum of the Moon

    The display is a seven-metre wide representation of the moon, using highly-detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface.

    The exhibition has also toured Marseille, New York and Hong Kong.

  11. Rugby: Nottingham name side for dead rubber

    Calum McKenzie

    BBC News

    Nottingham boss Ian Costello has named his side to face Ospreys Premiership Select in the British and Irish Cup tomorrow evening.

    Josh Poullet

    The match was initially supposed to take place in December, but it was snowed off.

    Josh Poullet (pictured) captains the Green and Whites for the first time, with Jack Spittle and Joe Cobden both starting in the back division.

  12. Corbyn meets female business leaders

    Tony Roe

    BBC East Midlands political editor

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been visiting female entrepreneurs and business leaders at an event in Alfreton.

    Jeremy Corbyn

    The gathering, staged to coincide with International Women's Day, featured companies from across the East Midlands.

  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J31 for A57 Sheffield and J30 for A616.

    M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J31, A57 (Sheffield) and J30, A616 (Worksop), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  14. Rapper tweets support for 'racist chants' student

    Dave Wade

    BBC News

    Grime star Lethal Bizzle has tweeted his support for Rufaro Chisango, who tweeted a video of alleged racist chanting at Nottingham Trent University.

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    Lethal Bizzle

    The London MC retweeted BBC Breaking News' post about two arrests in connection with the alleged racist slurs earlier today along with a black fist emoji.

    He also replied to the student's original tweet asking the university "what u lot doing about this??!?!?!???????!"

  15. Netball superstar from a Ugandan village

    Video content

    Video caption: Peace Proscovia is one of netball's biggest names on the world stage.

    Peace Proscovia's journey from a small village in Uganda, where getting married at the age of 16 was the norm, to captaining her country to the Commonwealth Games.