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Head criticised for term-time break

A primary school headteacher from Leicestershire has come under fire after being given the go-ahead to take a four-week break during term time to get married.

Dancers excited for marathon event

Cheerleaders and cabaret singers are to entertain crowds at the Chesterfield and Derbyshire Marathon later this year.

Coach examined after boy's fall

A nine-year-old boy from Lincolnshire in critical condition in hospital after falling from a moving coach may have been injured after a door opened suddenly, police have said.

Sheffield runners offered entry cut

Runners in the cancelled Sheffield Half Marathon are being given a discount to enter the Chesterfield and Derbyshire Marathon in September.

Jobs to go as cigarette plant axed

Imperial Tobacco is to end cigarette manufacturing in the UK after announcing plans to close its factory in Nottingham with the loss of up to 540 jobs.

Vigil of bus accident boy's parents

The parents of a nine-year-old from Lincolnshire who is in a critical condition after falling from a moving bus have kept a vigil at his bedside since the incident.

East Midlands unemployment rises

Unemployment in the East Midlands increased by 14,000 in the three months to February, according to official figures.

Teen guilty of fitness coach murder

A 19-year-old man has been convicted of murdering a fitness coach who was stabbed in the street in Leicester shortly after leaving work at a primary school.

Earthquake rattles English region

A central English region has been hit by its strongest earthquake in 13 years.

Clock ticking for extradition pair

The High Court has blocked a retired Northampton couple's last-ditch appeal to the Supreme Court against extradition to the United States on fraud charges.

Close call for all in by-elections

There were close calls in all of the latest council by-elections - in Oxfordshire, Cumbria, Wales and Derbyshire - involving Tories, Labour, Liberal Democrats and Ukip.

Townsend 'was working on Mole book'

Adrian Mole's latest diary may go unread after the death of his creator Sue Townsend, from Leicester.

Police seeking fugitive prisoner

A prisoner convicted of causing death by dangerous driving is the subject of a manhunt after he absconded from an open prison in Derbyshire.

Veteran travels back to battle site

Second World War veteran Lewis Renshaw will return to Italy to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Monte Cassino.

Woman punched by suspected burglar

Footage of the moment a woman from Northamptonshire confronted two suspected burglars in her dressing gown before being subjected to an horrific attack has been released in an attempt to trace the culprits.

Dad takes on 40-marathon challenge

Devoted father Damian Thacker has pledged to run 40 marathons in 40 weeks in aid of the hospital that treated his young son.

Man discovered in bin lorry dies

A man has died after being discovered in the back of a rubbish lorry in Nottingham, police said.

Ministers confirm mines closure

Britain's historic deep-pit coal mining industry is on the brink of extinction after the Government decided there was no case for investment to keep sites in Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire - two of the last three sites - open in the long-term.

Roadshow refers 65 people to GPs

More than 60 people who received a free diabetes risk assessment have been referred to their GP.

Man 'impersonated police officer'

A man from Nottingham has been charged with impersonating a police officer.

Teenager held over woman's murder

Police have arrested a teenager on suspicion of murdering a woman in Derby.

Youth club gets £17,000 revamp

A popular youth club in Mansfield will now be able to accommodate more people thanks to a £17,000 refurbishment project.

£33,000 boost for nature reserves

Visitors to Wye Valley Nature Reserves will be able to learn about the site and its ecology thanks to a £33,000 project.

Pupils walk a mile for Haiti school

Pupils at a Leicester primary school are to walk a mile with their favourite toys to raise funds for children in Haiti.

Widow: Bull attack like a nightmare

A widow described a fatal attack on her husband by a bull in Nottinghamshire as a "complete and utter nightmare", a court has heard.

Artificial pancreas wins award

An artificial pancreas developed in Leicester that can be implanted into the body and release insulin to help diabetes sufferers has won an invention prize at the Gadget Show Live.

Diabetes roadshow to visit Lincoln

People in Lincoln are to be offered a free risk assessment to find out if they are likely to develop Type 2 diabetes.

Tory pair aim to block HS2 laws

Two Tory MPs, including one representing a Lincolnshire constituency, are seeking to block laws that would pave the way for the controversial £50 million High Speed 2 railway.

Baby Abdul returned to Britain

A baby taken abroad by his parents after Leicester social workers put in place a child protection plan has been returned to the UK, a High Court judge was told.

Women wanted for Moonlight Walk

Women in Derbyshire are being invited to sign up for a Moonlight Walk to raise funds for a hospice.

Brew Up to help homeless dogs

Tea drinkers and coffee lovers can enjoy a cup of their favourite hot beverage while raising funds for unwanted dogs.

Body discovery sparks murder probe

A murder investigation has been launched after a woman's body was found on a service road near homes in Derby.

You Me At Six visit cancer patients

Rock band You Me At Six lifted the spirits of young cancer patients when they visited them in hospital.

RAF personnel waxed for charity

Eleven "brave" RAF personnel experienced a day of pleasure and pain to raise money for charity.

Mental health nurses pilot launched

A scheme which sees mental health nurses posted in police stations and courts has been launched in areas including Leicester.

Royal cake slice to be auctioned

A slice of cake baked for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's wedding is to be auctioned in Nottinghamshire next week.

'Esso tiger' saved by wildlife park

A former Esso tiger has been rescued by a wildlife park in Lincolnshire.

Seventh arrest over missing Ana, 15

A seventh man has been arrested in connection with the disappearance of a 15-year-old girl in Leicester.

Custody terms for torture family

Eleven members of the same family, including a Lincolnshire woman, who kidnapped and tortured a couple they falsely suspected of murdering a widow have been jailed in what police described as the worst case of vigilantism they have known.

'Catastrophic' fall in grasslands

Wildlife-rich grasslands in Nottinghamshire and other areas are suffering a "catastrophic decline", conservationists have warned.

UK plagued by record air pollution

Record levels of air pollution are continuing to plague the UK, experts said, with very high levels forecast for the East Midlands.

PM pledge over coal mine closures

Prime Minister David Cameron has promised the Government will do "everything we can" to help preserve jobs after Britain's largest coal producer announced plans to close two of the country's three remaining deep-pit coal mines, in North Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire, in the next 18 months.

Kidnap family gang to be sentenced

Eleven members of the same family, including a Lincolnshire woman, who kidnapped and tortured a man and his heavily pregnant partner who they falsely suspected of murdering a 75-year-old woman will be sentenced.

Fatal fire followed stabbing death

Four members of a family in Leicester died in a fire after arsonists targeted the wrong house following the fatal stabbing of a fitness coach, a court has heard.

Hammer attacker jailed for 15 years

A man who attacked a rising rugby star with a claw hammer in Lincoln, leaving the weapon embedded in his victim's head, has been jailed for 15 years.

Boy, 2, dials 999 to save mother

A two-year-old boy has been praised for dialling 999 when his mother collapsed at their home in Leicestershire.

Fire chief in court on rape charge

A chief fire officer from Derby has appeared in court charged with raping a woman.

Survivor aims to help malaria fight

Malaria survivor Mandy George is preparing to live on £1 a day to help others affected by the disease.

Bus driver goes red to help BHF

Bus driver Paul Wildman ditched his usual blue uniform in favour of a red outfit to show his support for a charity.

Warning over high pollution levels

Millions of people with health problems and the elderly are warned not to overdo it as the UK continues to experience high levels of pollution, with level 10 - "very high" - found in parts of the East Midlands and East Anglia.

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