More than 2,000 City Link workers are set to lose their jobs on New Years' Eve after finding out the delivery firm had gone into administration on Christmas Day.
There are delays and heavy traffic on the M1 Southbound between J26 A610 (Nottingham / Eastwood) and J25 A52 Brian Clough Way (Nottingham / Derby).
A 20-year-old prisoner who escaped from a security van has been located and arrested today in Coalville, North–West Leicestershire.
An 18-year-old woman has also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
An appeal was issued for the man after he escaped from the van on Friday at the junction between Highcross Street and Vaughan Way in Leicester.