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A woman found dead at her home in Derbyshire has today been named as pensioner Sandra Bainbridge.
The 70-year-old was found at her home in Short Row, Belper, on Tuesday after police were called to the address at around 11pm.
Officers are still at the scene.
Detectives have appealed for anyone who saw any activity at the house, or who saw people coming or going from the address between December 1 and Tuesday, to come forward.
A 37-year-old woman was arrested yesterday on suspicion of murder and today remains in custody.
Armed robbers stormed a money exchange shop in Birmingham city centre and threatened staff with a knife, making off with thousands of pounds worth of foreign bank notes.
One of the thieves, wearing a motorcycle helmet, was caught on camera outside the shop in Holloway Circus, Queensway.
He barged in to the money exchange shop and held a knife to the shop worker's stomach, forcing him to empty the safe of bundles of Canadian and Hong Kong dollars as well as euros.
Meanwhile, an accomplice used an umbrella to stop anyone else getting in.
They escaped on a red Yamaha motorcycle.
The robbery happened on October 13 - and detectives believe the same men tried and failed to repeat their attack a further two times, on October 27 and 30.
The robber was black, believed to be in his 20s, and wore a distinctive Superdry Everest jacket with a fur-lined hood and circular yellow or orange logo on the sleeve.
A spokesperson for the Department of Health said that patients should not be affected by the grounding of air ambulances:
– department of health spokesperson
We understand this isa precautionary measure and that contingency plans with other air ambulancesand ambulance services are in place to ensure patients are not affected.
The first same-sex couple to book a wedding in Nottinghamshire are celebrating after finally being able to set the date.
Eleanor Plumstead, aged 23, and Ruth Harris, 31, live in Mansfield and will get married on August 9 at the town's registry office.
It comes after the government voted in proposals to allow gay and lesbian couples to marry for the first time. The new law comes into effect on March 29 next year.
Eleanor said they got engaged in August last year and waited until the law was passed so they could make it official.
I have been campaigning for years for gay marriage so I was straight on the phone to book our wedding when I heard the news.
We have waited for the law to change so we could get married as it is what we both preferred rather than a civil partnership ceremony.
A scathing report into a Derby free school claims it "remains in chaos" more than a month after an initial inspection labelled it "dysfunctional".
A total of 47 pupils have left in the past few weeks, while five members of staff have resigned, according to Ofsted inspectors.
The inspector, Wayne Norrie, has now strongly recommended that no newly-qualified teaching staff are taken on as the school's action plans for improvement are "not good enough".
The partial suspension of the UK's air ambulance fleet is due to a discovery of a technical fault discovered on one, the Association of Air Ambulances said.
The grounding is as a result of a technical fault on one air ambulance aircraft with other Eurocopter EC135 in the UK and worldwide remaining operational at this time.
The suspension of operations is not as a result of the incident in Glasgow involving this type of aircraft on the 29th November, for which investigations continue.
– Association of Air Ambulances
Bond Air Services are continuing to investigate the technical fault that has resulted in the temporary suspension of services from the afternoon of the 11th December 2013.
The investigations include functional testing across each of the EC135 aircraft affected to gather more information and will ensure air ambulance operations are regularly updated.
An Ofsted report has found there are "no signs of improvement" at the Al-Madinah free school in Derby, with relationships between school leaders at all levels labelled "destructive and deteriorating".
The school's action plan for improvements was found to be not fit for purpose, and inspectors also found teachers are not being held to account for inadequacies in teaching.
The inspection was carried out on November 29, just weeks after an initial report labelled the school "dysfunctional."
We have confirmed that 16 air ambulance helicopters, operated by Bond Air Services, are covered by the suspension.
The 16 air ambulances operate in the following areas:
- Dorset and Somerset
- East Anglia
- Hampshire and Isle of Wight
- The Midlands
- The North West (three helicopters suspended)
- Scotland (two helicopters)
- Thames Valley and the Chilterns
- Wales (three helicopters)
Cornwall has an EC135 helicopter, but it is being serviced and a replacement is in operation. Devon has an EC135 but it is not operated by Bond Air Services, so it is still flying.
The company that has grounded part of its helicopter fleet is believed to have operated the police helicopter that crashed in Glasgow last month.
According to media reports, Bond Air Services operated the EC135 helicopter on behalf of Police Scotland and employed the pilot who died in the incident.
The company confirmed to ITV News that it has grounded its UK fleet of EC135 aircraft after a "defect" was detected in one of them.
A statement on its website said the firm is "committed by law to ensuring that the proper compensation is paid to all those who have suffered loss" in the incident.