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  1. By Josef Rindl

    BBC Sport

    James Maddison and Harvey Barnes

    Brendan Rodgers says there is "greater calmness" about Leicester's Champions League qualification bid this season after they strengthened their chances with a 2-1 win at Aston Villa.

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  2. Brexit: Police 'helping Kent with public order issues'

    David Pittam

    BBC News Online

    Derbyshire Police officers are helping colleagues in Kent deal with Brexit issues, an MP has said.

    Toby Perkins, Labour MP for Chesterfield, said they have been there in recent weeks to help with "public order issues in regard to Brexit lorry shipments".

    He added he had been assured they are being paid in overtime so it is not affecting numbers on the street.

    A spokeswoman for Derbyshire Police said: "This is part of an ongoing, national, mutual aid agreement between police forces."

    She added they could not say how many officers were involved "for security reasons".

    Police in Dover
  3. Dentist swaps chair for intensive care role

    BBC Radio Leicester

    A dentist has been working on an intensive care ward to help out during the pandemic.

    Ade Mosaku, a consultant in restorative dentistry based at Glenfield Hospital, joined other members of the dental team who also put themselves forward for redeployment at Leicester's hospitals.

    It comes weeks after it was revealed more than 50 doctors were working as intensive care nurses to treat coronavirus patients amid rising pressures on hospitals across the country.

    She said: "Despite the risks, I knew I needed to help the patients and staff with the biggest need and that was in adult intensive care."

    Ms Mosaku, who has been working on the unit at Glenfield Hospital for the past four weeks, has been carrying out duties including recording observations, turning patients on to their front, and cleaning.

    Dentist

    She said she has found the experience humbling, eye-opening and, at times, overwhelming.

    She added: "It's been inspiring to see people from all over the hospital pull together to help our sickest patients when they need it most.

    "If we've helped them [the team] or made their day a little easier by being there, then it’s a job well done."

  4. Pair abscond from open prison in Derbyshire

    Gavin Bevis

    BBC News

    Police are looking for two men who have absconded from an open prison in Derbyshire together.

    Michael Jackson (pictured left) and Alex Rigby, both 38, have been on the run from HMP Sudbury since 20:30 yesterday.

    Michael Jackson and Alex Rigby

    Jackson was serving four years and four months in prison for breach of bail conditions relating to drugs and motoring offences in 2019.

    Rigby was three years into a seven-year sentence for robbery.

    Anyone who spots the men has been advised not to approach them but to inform Derbyshire Police.

  5. Woman's body found on footpath by the River Trent

    Samantha Noble

    BBC News Online

    The death of a woman whose body was found by the River Trent embankment is not believed to be suspicious.

    Nottinghamshire Police said the woman's death is currently being treated as "unexplained" after her body was found shortly before 07:30 on a footpath in Stoke Bardolph.

    While no formal identification has taken place, police believe they know who the woman is and her family has been informed.

    Cordon at Stoke Bardolph

    Det Sgt Charlotte Henson said: "Our thoughts are with this woman's family and friends at this sad time.

    "We are working hard to understand the full circumstances and officers remain in the area while they carry out their inquiries.

    "We are keeping an open mind as we continue to progress with our investigation and a report is being prepared for the coroner."