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Long delays for traffic heading out of Derby after accident on A52

An accident involving a motorbike has partially blocked the A52 Brian Clough Way near Wyvern Way in Derby. Credit: PA

An accident involving a motorbike has partially blocked the A52 Brian Clough Way near Wyvern Way in Derby.

The accident happened near the slip road for the Wyvern Centre and there is congestion on the A52 Eastgate to St Alkmund's Way. The incident is causing long delays for traffic heading out of Derby with queues beyond the Pentagon Island and back over the Eastgate flyover.

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Man stabbed to death in Derby is named

A man who died after an assault in Derby on Tuesday 24 May has been named as 51-year-old Richard Bernard.

Richard Bernard died from stab wounds Credit: Google Street View

It is believed Mr Bernard was attacked inside his flat in Trocadero Court.

He was found outside the property shortly before 9pm.

A post mortem examination has revealed he had been stabbed.

We believe that Mr Bernard was attacked within his flat before collapsing outside.

A post mortem examination held yesterday has revealed that he died from stab wounds to his body.

I’d like to renew my appeal to anyone who has information that would help this inquiry. I’d like to hear from anyone who was in the area of Trocadero Court or Normanton Road between 7pm – 9pm on Tuesday.

– Detective Chief Inspector Dave Cox, Derbyshire Constabulary

A man and a woman who were arrested on Tuesday night have been released on police bail.

Murder investigation launched after injured man dies in Derby

Police in Derby have launched a murder investigation after a man found with injuries last night died shortly afterwards.

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The 51-year-old local man, who has not yet been named, was found at 8.50pm at the Trocadero Court premises in the Normanton area of the city.

A Home Office pathologist will be carrying out a post mortem examination to determine the cause of his death.

Two people who were arrested last night remain in police custody.

Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the area of Trocadero Court or Normanton Road between 7pm and 9pm to contact them on 101, quoting incident number 680/24/05/16 or call anonymously through Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Witness appeal after man assaulted in Derby

Police in Derby are investigating an assault on a man in the Normanton area of the city on Tuesday evening.

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Officers were called to premises on Trocadero Court shortly before 9pm where a man was found suffering from injuries. He was taken to the Royal Derby Hospital by ambulance.

A local man and woman were arrested nearby and are currently in police custody.

Anyone who has any information that would help the investigation should contact the police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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Weekend Picks: Midlands Dance

Midlands Dance Showcase: Sat 21st May (Derby Theatre, Derby)

Audiences can enjoy talents from all ages and genres Credit: Credit: Fernando Leon / ABACA USA/PA Images

This weekend some of the best dancing talents of the Midlands will be taking part in the Co-ACT Midlands Dance Showcase 2016.

Audiences can enjoy talents from all ages and genres including ballet, tap, street dance, modern jazz and contemporary. Proceeds from the event will go towards Cancer Research UK.

For prices, opening times and more information visit: www.derbytheatre.co.uk/co-act-midlands-dance-showcase-2016

Man jailed for attacking woman with crowbar

A man has been jailed for more than six years after he attacked a woman with a crowbar.

Paul Atkinson was sentenced to six-and-a-half years after admitting the crime, which happened at his home in Station Street, Ashbourne, on February 28.

He was found not guilty of attempted murder.

Atkinson called police that afternoon to report he had struck a woman over the head with a crow bar. The 58-year-old suffered four head wounds which required stitches.

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