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Manchester attack: UK threat level reduced from Critical to Severe

The UK threat level following the Manchester attack has been reduced to Severe, down from Critical, However Police have warned this means that an attack is still highly likely. A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said: “We would ask the public to rema

today, 15:48 in Regional East

ONLINE POLL: Should fidget spinners be banned in schools?

A mum who claims a fidget spinner proved a 'miraculous' help to her son's ability to learn has hit out at schools choosing to ban the gadgets. The pupil was given a lunchtime detention after fiddling with his £5 fidget spinner during lesson time. His mum

today, 13:39 in Regional East

VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Wedding dresses don't come more frightening famous than the one worn by the bride of Frankenstein - now on show in South Yorkshire. The spectacular gothic outfit, made for Helena Bonham Carter in 1994 horror classic Mary Shelly's Frankenstein, is one of

today, 12:21 in Regional East

Brits unknowingly breaking law on road

One in four motorists admit to regularly ‘taking risks’ on the road, a study has found. Researchers found millions of drivers flout laws whilst behind the wheel, with speeding still the most common issue. Almost half of the 2,000 motorists who took part

today, 09:22 in Regional East

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

Welcome to our live feed on Saturday May 27. Keep refreshing this page for all the latest news across the East Midlands

today, 07:19 in Regional East

Police forces will receive support from the strategic policing reserve

The East Midlands police forces are set to receive support from the strategic policing reserve. This means that Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire and Derbyshire will receive a number of additional firearms officers to support policing. These additional firea

yesterday, 17:13 in Regional East

Protect your family from danger

If you’re planning a family outing, camping trip or barbecue, take steps to protect your loved ones. That’s the message from fire chiefs who have offered some safety pointers.

yesterday, 15:32 in Regional East

1,000 jobs up for grabs at hotel chain

A hotel chain is looking to fill 1,000 positions this summer. Travelodge - whose portfolio includes hotels in Mansfield, Alfreton, Worksop, Retford, Nottingham and Lincoln - is offering permanent and summer jobs. From the 1,000 jobs, 700 permanent roles

yesterday, 13:37 in Regional East

Notts hospital among those on standby to deal with possible terror attack

NHS England has sent an alert to the country’s 27 trauma units to be on standby for a possible terror attack over the Bank Holiday weekend. And Nottingham’s Queen’s Medical Centre is one of them. This action is in response to the Manchester terror attack

yesterday, 12:35 in Regional East

Cold callers top poll of what drives people mad

Cold callers, stepping in dog poo, queue-jumpers, kids screaming in public and people walking slowing in front of you are the top five things that make Brits say ‘get me outta here’, according to a new study by The research, which polled m

yesterday, 12:35 in Regional East

Greater Manchester Police warn of fraudulent online fundraising pages

In the wake of Monday‘s terrorist attack, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) is warning people to be cautious of online fundraising pages. It has emerged that fraudulent pages are being set up which request donations to support the families of the victims.

yesterday, 11:59 in Regional East

Five things to do this half term without spending a penny

The sun has got his hat on...hip hip hip hooray! And it’s half term, here’s a few ways to get out and enjoy the weather without breaking the bank...

yesterday, 11:52 in Regional East

QUICK QUIZ: Test your sports and showbiz knowledge

It’s the weekend! Which can only mean one thing, quiz of the week time. See what you know about the latest sports and showbiz stories and don’t forget to share your score...

yesterday, 11:52 in Regional East

Toy library renovation team up for national accolade

Work on the renovation of Bulwell Toy Library has helped a team of apprentices reach the final of a national competition. The apprentices, from Nottingham City Homes, carried out the work at the toy library’s base at Norwich Gardens as part of a communit

yesterday, 11:07 in Regional East

ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

An article on The Independent is being widely shared on social media suggesting that a 30% increase in turnout among 18 to 24-year-olds would make the election of a majority Conservative government on June 8 rather unlikely. It followed a tweet by Alan F

yesterday, 11:03 in Regional East

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