A ban on the Mayor of Mansfield wearing ceremonial chains of office has been branded "plain silly" by a coalition minister.
Fears that bovine TB could be heading north. New measures announced to stamp out the disease
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.
Kate Hemingway has more on the discovery of a body in Mansfield, by police searching for missing teenager Ciaran Sweeney. The body was found today at a quarry on the outskirts of the town.
The boss at a quarry where a body was found in the search for a missing teenager say they are cooperating with police inquiries.
Managing Director, Jon Boulton says they want to send their condolences to the family of the teenager whose body was discovered on site.
Labour leader Ed Miliband has defended his father following claims in a national newspaper that he hated Britain. David Cameron and Nick Clegg have also offered their support in response to the comments in the Daily Mail.
Mr Miliband said that his father, who came to Britain as a refugee fleeing the Nazis, loved and served Britain and also taught both his sons to do the same.
Police searching for missing schoolboy Ciaran Sweeney have today found the body of a teenage boy in Mansfield. The body was discovered this morning in Ratcher Hill quarry in Southwell Road.
Formal identification is yet to take place and forensic investigation work is now underway. Police say Ciaran's family have been informed of the developments.
Yunus Mulla has the latest on the major search for a 14-year-old boy who has now been missing from his home for nearly a fortnight. Ciaran Sweeny, from Mansfield, hasn't been seen since he had a row about a mobile phone.
A major search is taking place for a 14-year-old boy who has now been missing from his home in Mansfield for nearly a fortnight.
There have been no sightings of Ciaran Sweeney since he had a row about a mobile phone. Detectives believe someone is sheltering him.
Yunus Mulla talks to a family friend about the lengths they are going to to find him.
Police investigating the disappearance of a Mansfield teenager say someone may be sheltering him in the mistaken belief they are helping him.
Today Chief Inspector Paul Winter issued a new appeal close to the spot where he was last seen and urged him to contact them.
The 14-year-old left home almost two weeks ago after an argument over a phone discovered in his possession.
Fifty houses have already been searched and officers will be going into more houses today on the Oak Tree Lane estate in Mansfield.
Officers are visiting Ciaran's school friends from the Samworth Church Academy, in Mansfield, and their families today and asking to search their homes.
Extensive house -to-house enquires are continuing in the Oak Tree Lane Estate particularly focusing on properties near 'The Heathers'.
Viv Preece, the vice principal of Samworth Church Academy, said: “Ciaran has been us since 2010 and he has maintained 100 per cent attendance since his time here. He is an extremely pleasant, academically bright, hardworking student.
Ciaran has excelled outside of the classroom in playing rugby and outdoor pursuits. He is a keen and adventurous young man who would like to follow in Bear Grylls footsteps. We are all worried and miss him very much and we are praying for his safe return.”
Work has begun to recreate a First World War trench system in a Nottinghamshire forest. Clipstone Camp which is now the site of Sherwood Pines housed up to thirty thousand troops, and trained soldiers in the art of trench warfare.
Now the Forestry Commission says it wants to illustrate the history of Sherwood Pines and commemorate those who died in the Great War. Phil Brewster meets Hugh Mannall and Chris Bray from the Forestry Commission in his report.
An elite team of managers is to be sent into an NHS trust which was put into special measures following a report reviewing mortality rates.
The government is planning to use a buddy system to support hospitals which are part of the North Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation trust. Yunus Mulla reports.