News

Live updates

  1. Central

Epicentre of earthquake: Cottesmore in Rutland

The British Geological Survey has named Cottesmore as the epicentre of tonight's earthquake Credit: ITV News Central

Cottesmore in Rutland has been confirmed as the epicentre of an earthquake measuring 3.8 in magnitude which was felt across the East Midlands this evening.

It struck at 10:25pm and was felt in homes across Leicestershire, Rutland and Lincolnshire. There are no reports of any damage to property so far.

  1. Central

British Geological Survey data shows earth tremor

ITV News reporter James Webster has tweeted an image from the British Geological Survey showing the data of tonight's earthquake felt across the East Midlands.

The image above is taken from the monitoring station based at Charnwood Forest in Leicestershire.

The US Geological survey says the epicentre was in Cottesmore in Rutland and happened at 22:25 GMT.

Advertisement

  1. Central

Earthquake felt across the East Midlands

The British Geological Survey says it is looking into reports of a possible Earthquake in the Leicestershire and Rutland area.

Meanwhile the tremors were felt in Grantham and Kettering.

Middle East on edge after Hezbollah attack on Israel frontier

The Middle East is on edge tonight after a missile fired by Hezbollah fighters at a military convoy killed two Israeli soldiers.

It is the Islamic Militant group's most deadly attack on Israeli forces since their five week war nearly a decade ago.

Israel has promised to do whatever it takes to defend itself.

ITV News Correspondent Dan Rivers reports:

Advertisement

  1. Calendar

Ann Maguire killer to appeal sentence

The schoolboy who stabbed Leeds teacher Ann Maguire to death at Corpus Christi High School will appeal his sentence tomorrow.

Will Cornick was sentenced to at least 20 years in prison for killing Ann Maguire

A panel of judges headed by the Lord Chief Justice Lord Thomas will hear the application on behalf of 16-year-old Will Cornick, who stabbed Mrs Maguire, 61, seven times from behind as she taught a Spanish class at Corpus Christi Catholic College in Leeds in April last year.

The appeal relates to the least time Cornick must spend in custody before he is eligible to apply for parole.

Whilst passing his sentence back in November, Mr Justice Coulson warned Cornick, who was 15 at the time, that he might never be released from prison as he passed sentence at Leeds Crown Court.

Load more updates Back to top

From our journalists