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Summary

  1. Fundraiser 'spent Lee Rigby donations on flop single'
  2. Roxanne Pallett steps down from Chesterfield Pantomime role
  3. 'Demeaning' gynaecology description sparks health row
  4. Christmas 'could be cancelled' over lights cost
  5. Firm defends pony-painting parties
  6. Bus drivers plan walk-out over pay
  7. Ex-pat's Little Britain display causes offence in Germany
  8. Rugby: Tigers sack head coach Matt O'Connor
  9. Live updates on Tuesday 4 September

Live Reporting

By Gavin Bevis, Amy Woodfield and Nick Smith

All times stated are UK

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Northamptonshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Northamptonshire northbound severe disruption, from J18 for A428 to J19 for A14.

    M1 Northamptonshire - Queuing traffic on M1 northbound from J18, A428 (Rugby) to J19, A14 (Catthorpe Interchange), because of a rolling road-block.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 Northamptonshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Northamptonshire northbound severe accident, from J18 for A428 to J19 for A14.

    M1 Northamptonshire - M1 partially blocked and queuing traffic northbound from J18, A428 (Rugby) to J19, A14 (Catthorpe Interchange), because of an accident involving two vans.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire northbound severe accident, from J19 for A14 to J20 for A4304 Lutterworth Road.

    M1 Leicestershire - One lane closed on M1 northbound from J19, A14 (Catthorpe Interchange) to J20, A4304 (Lutterworth), because of an accident.

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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M1 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire southbound severe accident, from J23A for A42 to J23 for A512 Ashby Road East.

    M1 Leicestershire - One lane closed on M1 southbound from J23a A42 to J23, A512 (Loughborough), because of an accident.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A1 Nottinghamshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1 Nottinghamshire northbound severe accident, from B6325 South Muskham to A6075 Ashvale Road.

    A1 Nottinghamshire - A1 closed northbound from South Muskham to Tuxford Junction, because of accident investigation work. Congestion to the Coddington turn-off. Diversion in operation - follow 'Hollow Square' diversion, via the B6325, A616 and A614 to rejoin the A1 northbound at Apleyhead.

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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, between J29A for Markham Road J29A and J30 for A616 Sheffield.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound between J29a Markham Road J29a and J30, A616 (Sheffield), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  7. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M69 Leicestershire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M69 Leicestershire southbound severe accident, between J3 for M1 J21 and J1 for A5 Watling Street Hinckley.

    M69 Leicestershire - Stationary traffic on M69 southbound between J3, M1 J21 (Leicester) and J1, A5 (Hinckley), because of all traffic being temporarily held and an accident.

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

  8. Chris Jones

    BBC Radio 5 live rugby union reporter

    Geordan Murphy

    Chris Jones

    BBC Radio 5 live rugby union reporter

    Geordan Murphy will be given "every opportunity" to remain as Leicester head coach on a permanent basis.

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  9. Chris Jones

    BBC Radio 5 live rugby union reporter

    Leicester Tigers interim head coach Geordan Murphy

    Chris Jones

    BBC Radio 5 live rugby union reporter

    Geordan Murphy will be given "every opportunity" to remain as Leicester head coach permanently, according to chief executive Simon Cohen.

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  10. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, from J24 for A453 to J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham.

    M1 Leicestershire - One lane closed on M1 northbound from J24, A453 (East Midlands Airport) to J25, A52 (Nottingham), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Video caption: Peak District inspires 'Derbyshire Noir' crime writers

    Peak District 'darkness' is inspiring crime writers to create a murderous new genre.

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