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Summary

  1. Updates for Friday 5 April
  2. Scientists discover world's tallest tropical tree
  3. Teens released after M1 fuel tanker crash
  4. Five sentenced over summer street shooting
  5. Crews battle overnight house fire
  6. City expressway plans 'could devastate countryside'
  7. Force records rise in violent crime
  8. Adrian Mole musical heads to West End
  9. Five-day festival to celebrate city's caves
  10. Pet rabbits found dumped in lay-by

Live Reporting

By Gavin Bevis, Amy Woodfield and Sandish Shoker

All times stated are UK

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A14 Northamptonshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A14 Northamptonshire westbound severe accident, from J1 A5199 to M1 J19.

    A14 Northamptonshire - One lane closed and queuing traffic on A14 westbound from J1, A5199 (Welford) to Catthorpe Interchange, because of an accident.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A50 Staffordshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A50 Staffordshire eastbound severe accident, from A518 Derby Road to A515.

    A50 Staffordshire - A50 blocked eastbound from Water Bridge roundabout to Cubley, because of an accident.

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

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, between J29A for A6192 Erin Road Markham Vale and J30 for A616 Worksop.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound between J29a, A6192 (Markham Vale) 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

  4. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Leicestershire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Leicestershire northbound severe disruption, from J24 for A50 Nottingham South to J25 for A52 Brian Clough Way Nottingham.

    M1 Leicestershire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M1 northbound from J24, A50 (Nottingham South) to J25, A52 (Nottingham), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, from J29A for A6192 Erin Road Markham Vale to J30 for A616 Worksop.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound from J29a, A6192 (Markham Vale) to 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

  6. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire southbound severe disruption, from J29A for A6192 Erin Road Markham Vale to J29 for A617 Chesterfield.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound from J29a, A6192 (Markham Vale) to J29, A617 (Chesterfield), 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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    BBC rugby union correspondent

    Ben Youngs

    Chris Jones

    BBC rugby union correspondent

    Leicester scrum-half Ben Youngs hands England a World Cup scare as a shoulder injury rules him out for the rest of 2018-19.

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