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Met Office: More snow warnings for the Midlands

The Met Office have issued Yellow Warning alerts regarding more snow for the region overnight.

East Midlands : Derby, Derbyshire, Leicester, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire & Rutland, valid from 2025 Fri 26 Dec to 0600 Sat 27 Dec

West Midlands : Herefordshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Telford and Wrekin, Warwickshire, West Midlands area & Worcestershire, valid from 2025 Fri 26 Dec to 0600 Sat 27 Dec

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Snow forces airport closure - wider travel warnings

Departures at East Midlands Airport Credit: PA

East Midlands Airport was temporarily closed while snow was cleared from the runway. Knock-on disruption is expected for flights to and from the site at Castle Donington in Leicestershire. The site has now reopened.

Other organisations and emergency services are tweeting travel warnings about the snow and are asking people to only leave their house if they really need to.

Burglary suspect escapes from security vehicle

Picture of Adam Herbert Credit: Leicestershire Police

Police in Leicestershire are appealing for help in tracing a burglary suspect who absconded from a security vehicle. Adam Herbert, who's 20 was being taken to Leicester Magistrates’ Court when he absconded from the van.

Officers say it happened around 9am this morning, as the vehicle was stationary at the junction between Highcross Street and Vaughan Way.

He was due to appear at court charged with burglary. He's described as having links to the New Parks area of Leicester, and was wearing a grey tracksuit and black trainers.

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