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Premier League:

  • Swansea City 1-0 Stoke City


  • Nottingham Forest 1-0 Reading
  • Sheffield Wednesday 0-0 Derby County
  • Wolverhampton Wanderers 0-0 Blackburn
  • Burton Albion 0-0 Leeds United

League One:

  • Bury 1-0 Northampton Town
  • Chesterfield 0-1 Charlton Athletic
  • Peterborough United 2-0 Bristol Rovers
  • Coventry City 1-0 Walsall
  • Port Vale 0-0 Bolton Wanderers
  • Shrewsbury Town 0-0 Southend United

League Two:

  • Stevenage 0-1 Mansfield Town
  • Blackpool 2-0 Cheltenham Town


Lincoln City promoted to English Football League

Lincoln City's Danny (left) and Nicky Cowley gesture on the touchline against Macclesfield Town Credit: PA

Lincoln City have been promoted back into the English Football League after six-years of absence.

Bradley Wood and Terry Hawkridge both returned to the City starting line-up for the final home game of the season against Macclesfield Town at Sincil Bank.

Lincoln City will now play in League Two after Terry Hawkridge scored the winning goal in the 76th minute. Lincoln won 2-1 against the Silkmen.

The victory has secured them the 2016/17 Vanarama National League title.

Nottingham North MP Graham Allen to stand down

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Nottingham North MP Graham Allen has announced he will not be standing in the General Election.

In a letter to his constituents, Mr Allen said he had "suffered extended periods of ill health this year".

The Labour MP was first elected in 1987 and has served the East Midlands constituency for 30 years.


Murder investigation launched following suspicious death

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A murder investigation has been launched after the sudden death of a 14-year-old boy.

Police were called to Tenbury Crescent in Aspley at around 10pm on 20 April 2017 to reports a boy had collapsed and was in cardiac arrest.

Officers investigating the death have arrested a 17-year-old male on suspicion of murder and he remains in police custody.

The 14-year-old was taken to Queens Medical Centre by ambulance where he was pronounced deceased.

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