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LATEST UPDATES: Manchester Arena explosion - 19 people killed and 50 injured

Greater Manchester Police have confirmed there have been a number of fatalities at Manchester Arena tonight. Officers were called to reports of an explosion at the venue, which was hosting a concert by Ariana Grande.

26 min. ago in Regional East

Sheffield mum describes horror after 19 killed and 50 injured in 'terror' blast at Manchester Arena

A Sheffield mum has spoken of the horrific scenes and chaos after 19 people died and 50 were injured following an explosion now being treated as a terrorist attack at a pop concert she attended at Manchester Arena. Karen Ford had taken her daughter to se

today, 03:02 in Regional East

Cruel Ilkeston carer jailed after stealing from elderly people

A cruel care assistant has been jailed after stealing jewellery belonging to elderly people - one suffering from dementia - who he was looking after. Dad Vickram Iqbal carried out a number of “nasty” offences when he targeted the elderly at two different

today, 01:19 in Regional East

Decommissioned bedsits in Long Eaton to be converted into family homes

A decommissioned block of 29 bedsits in Long Eaton is to be converted into family homes. The work at Romorantin Place will be carried out by social housing organisation emh homes after it received the go ahead by Erewash Borough Council. Work is expected

yesterday, 16:19 in Regional East

End of the road for trapped coach at tricky Peak District junction

An eagle-eyed reader took this alarming picture after a large coach became stuck at the bottom of a steep road in Rowsley Bar in the Peak District. The front of the coach wedged itself into an on-coming road as it attempted to clear a T-junction on Sunda

yesterday, 16:02 in Regional East

Derbyshire could be hotter than Greece and Turkey this week

Warmer weather is finally on the way for Derbyshire - just in time for the bank holiday weekend. The Met Office is forecasting temperatures of up to 25°C for parts of the county this week, making it hotter than Marmaris in Turkey and Rhodes in Greece. Th

yesterday, 14:58 in Regional East

Drug addict stole booze to pay debt

A drug addict stole two bottles of vodka to pay off a drug debt. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Thursday, May 18, how Sophie Pirie, 34, of Princess Street, Brimington, Chesterfield, stole the spirits from ASDA, at Whittington Moor, Chesterfield

yesterday, 13:53 in Regional East

Drug addict breached restraining order for the eighth time

A heroin addict who breached his restraining order for the eighth time has been spared from jail. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Thursday, May 18, how Luke Twigg, 24, of Calow Lane, Hasland, Chesterfield, went to his parents’ home at New Tupton

yesterday, 13:18 in Regional East

Cocaine user smashed up his dad’s home

A cocaine-user caused damage to his father’s home after it is believed he had been taking the drug over a weekend. Chesterfield magistrates’ court heard on Wednesday, May 17, how Reece Ward, 18, of Carrwood Road, Renishaw, damaged a living room door, a s

yesterday, 12:39 in Regional East

Your step-by-step guide on how to register to vote

Time is running out to make sure you're registered to vote in next month's general election. The deadline to register is tonight (Monday) at 11.59pm.

yesterday, 11:41 in Regional East

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote. Whether you’re already a Tory, Labour or Liberal Democrat supporter, do our general election quiz to see which major party policies you agree the most

yesterday, 11:41 in Regional East

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

Welcome to our live feed on Monday, May 22. Keep refreshing this page for all the latest news across the East Midlands.

yesterday, 09:40 in Regional East

Traffic suffers delays after collision at notorious Chesterfield roundabout

Early morning traffic coming into and travelling through Chesterfield was delayed today, Monday, May 22, after a collision on the Horns Bridge roundabout. The collision involved a heavy goods vehicle and a van at the junction leading into the northbound

yesterday, 08:36 in Regional East

Mr Motivator wants you to get involved in the Step up for 30 challenge

Nineties fitness guru Mr Motivator is encouraging the nation to get sponsored to do 30 minutes of physical activity every day for 30 days in June for Bowel Cancer UK. Skip, run, walk, swim, do yoga or something else entirely, it’s completely up to you. T

yesterday, 08:36 in Regional East

Stay sniffle-free this summer

Pesky pollen can wreak havoc during sunny spells. But don’t let itchy eyes and a runny nose ruin your time outdoors. Here’s some top tips to help you beat the sniffles and sneezes that come with hay fever.

yesterday, 08:36 in Regional East

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