A ban on the Mayor of Mansfield wearing ceremonial chains of office has been branded "plain silly" by a coalition minister.
The stepfather of the only Briton injured in the Spain train crash has spoken of his shock at seeing photos of him leaving the wreckage.
A man who stabbed a four-year-old boy more than five times in Nottinghamshire has been jailed for 16 years.
The daughter and son-in-law of an elderly couple who went missing from Mansfield in 1998 have been charged with murder.
Susan Patricia Edwards, 55, and Christopher John Edwards, 57, have each been charged with two counts of murder.
The pair, of no fixed address, will remain in police custody until their appearance before Nottingham magistrates tomorrow.
The remains of a man and woman were found buried in the back garden of a house in Blenheim Close, Forest Town, on Wednesday 9 October 2013.
Following a post-mortem examination, a Home Office pathologist determined both died as a result of being shot.
Formal identification has yet to be confirmed but detectives believe the remains are that of William and Patricia Wycherley who lived at the house in the 1990s.
A couple found buried in the back garden of a home in Mansfield were killed by gunshot, forensic tests have confirmed.
The remains of the pair - believed to be elderly couple William and Patricia Wycherley who disappeared from the house in 1998 - were found in the garden of the house in Blenheim Close, Forest Town, on October 9 following a tip-off.
A 55-year-old woman and a 57-year-old man - named by the Press Association as the couple's daughter Susan Edwards and son-in-law Christopher - today remain in custody being questioned over their couple's murder.
The daughter of an elderly couple who disappeared in the 90s has been arrested on suspicion of their murder, the Press Association has reported.
Susan Edwards, aged 55, and her husband Christopher, 57, are suspected of killing William and Patricia Wycherley, whose remains were found buried in the garden of their former home in Mansfield last month.
The pair were arrested at St Pancras International railway station in London on Wednesday night.
Nottinghamshire Police have so far refused to confirm the identities of the couple arrested.
Calendar understands that a man and woman arrested over the discovery of the remains of an elderly couple in a garden in Mansfield is their 55-year-old daughter and her 57-year-old husband.
The pair were arrested on suspicion of murdering William and Patricia Wycherley at their home in the Forest Town area in 1998.
A man and a woman were arrested last night in London on suspicion of murdering a Mansfield couple in 1998.
It follows the discovery of human remains buried in the back garden of a house in Blenheim Close, Forest Town, earlier in October.
Police believe the remains are that of elderly couple William and Patricia Wycherley, who lived at the house in the 1990s and, according to neighbours, disappeared in 1998.
Retired Mansfield police officer, Diederik Coetzee, will be among a number of officers recognised for their achievements at the Nottinghamshire force's annual awards ceremony.
He was known as 'Robocop' because he made so many arrests. He will be presented with a Certificate of Merit for his outstanding contribution.
A contractor has been appointed to demolish Mansfield General Hospital.
The building, which has been vacant for almost 20 years, will be torn down in November.
Additional money is needed because the amount of asbestos is greater than originally thought and trespassers have made the problem worse by disturbing the asbestos.
Demolition is expected to take up to six months to complete and will be carried out in phases, firstly to remove the building next to West Hill Drive before then moving onto the main building set further back into the site.
A murder inquiry has been launched by detectives who discovered the remains of two bodies in the back garden of a house in Mansfield.
Today they said they're confident that they've found William and Patricia Wycherley, who were last seen in 1998, and that they have been killed. The couple were never reported missing and were found last week after a tip-off. David Hirst reports.