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No flash required: ‘belfie’ trend sees backsides bared at beauty spots

Feeling confident enough to take a ‘belfie’? That’s a bum selfie if you don’t already know and it’s the latest selfie taking trend to come from Instagram. Launched by Cheeky Exploits to “make the world a happier place through butts”, the page already has

9 min. ago in Regional East

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Welcome to our live feed on Saturday April 29 Keep refreshing this page for all the latest news across the East Midlands.

today, 10:59 in Regional East

Spectacular costumes from BBC’s Wolf Hall now on display at Gainsborough’s Old Hall

Costumes from the critically acclaimed BBC drama Wolf Hall are set to delight visitors to Gainsborough Old Hall from now until August. The Tudor costumes have been lent to the Old Hall by Angels Costumes, a specialist supplier for stage and screen, promi

today, 07:56 in Regional East

Notts police officer dismissed following gross misconduct hearing

A police officer has been dismissed following a gross misconduct hearing on Thursday, April 27, held at Nottinghamshire Police Head Quarters. PC Graeme Thornhill, 34, based at Broxtowe Police Station, was found to have breached professional standards of

today, 04:36 in Regional East

New gym class consists of nothing but sleeping

The frantic, stress-inducing nature of modern life means that few of us seem to get enough sleep, and if you’re a parent, regularly getting your full 40 winks becomes even more of a luxury. With this in mind, family fitness brand David Lloyd Clubs is lau

yesterday, 16:49 in Regional East

Over a quarter of Brits sacrifice their own holidays for stag and hen parties

Over a quarter of Brits are sacrificing their own holidays in order to attend stag and hen parties costing an average of £507 a time, new research shows. Conducted by personalised clothing retailer Banana Moon clothing, the survey looked into British att

yesterday, 16:04 in Regional East

43,000 breakdowns expected on UK roads this weekend

As drivers prepare to hit the roads and enjoy the early May bank holiday weekend, Green Flag is warning that 43,000 breakdowns will cause chaos on Britain’s roads, with 10 breakdowns taking place every minute. More than 9,700 battery breakdowns are expec

yesterday, 15:33 in Regional East

£500 boost towards Gainsborough hospital ward’s fundraising target

Fundraisers working towards a £60,000 goal to refurbish Scotter Ward’s palliative care suite at John Coupland Hospital i Gainsborough have been given a £500 boost. Grateful staff received the cheque from members of the Gainsborough’s Heart Support Group

yesterday, 15:33 in Regional East

RISE AND SHINE: Live travel updates, weather and fun quizzes

Welcome to our live feed on Friday, April 28. Keep refreshing this page for all the latest news across the East Midlands.

yesterday, 13:42 in Regional East

South Yorkshire firefighters’ Everly Pregnant single raises thousands for charity

A chart topping bid by firefighters has raised thousands of pounds for two local causes. Central red watch and 999 operators at South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue were part of a daring drive to reach the top of the Christmas charts with ‘Chip Pan’ by...

yesterday, 12:26 in Regional East

COLUMNIST: Why not consider a career in healthcare?

Are you interested in becoming a healthcare professional? Are you unsure of the educational route to get there? Sheffield Hallam University and Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals are working together to inspire Doncaster residents into considerin

yesterday, 11:22 in Regional East

All you need to know about the latest craze to sweep schools - and offices

It’s the latest craze that’s sweeping playgrounds and offices alike - so here’s all you need to know about fidget spinners and where to find them. Coming in a variety of shapes and colours, the fidget spinners are the most popular of a range of ‘kidult’

yesterday, 11:22 in Regional East

QUICK QUIZ: Seven questions about the last seven days...

It’s been another busy week in the world of sport and showbiz, but have you been keeping up with the latest goings on? Have a go at our quick quiz and see...

yesterday, 11:22 in Regional East

Car blaze spread to nearby property

Worksop firefighters were called to put out a car blaze this morning (Friday, April 28). The car was in Wensleydale, Worksop and had been severely damaged. Crews attended the scene at around 4am. The fire also spread to an adjacent property and cars. Two

yesterday, 09:32 in Regional East

Suspended sentence for Worksop man caught with child porn

A Worksop child porn pervert who was caught by police while dog-sitting for friends has been handed a suspended sentence. Karl Hart, of King Street, Hodthorpe was sentenced to eight years in prison, suspended for two years, at Nottingham Crown Court toda

yesterday, 09:32 in Regional East

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