A judge has ruled that a man in his 20s who suffers from Asperger's should undergo bowel surgery, against his wishes.Read the full story ›
Derbyshire Police are asking the public for their help in tracing a man who is wanted in connection with several offences in the area.
Craig Shaw is wanted for recall to prison as well as possession with intent to supply drugs and a burglary in Chilwell.
Shaw is thought to have connections in the Nottingham area. Anyone with information is urged to contact police on 101.
All lanes of the M1 Southbound have now re-opened following an earlier closure to remove hanging debris from an overhead gantry. Delays are thought to be clearing.
The M1 is closed Southbound with traffic queueing. It's due to a clean up operation which is underway to remove debris thought to be hanging down from an overhead gantry between J26 A610 Nottingham and Eastwood and J25 A52 Brian Clough Way for Nottingham / Derby.
Lanes two, three and four were originally closed as a precaution due to hanging debris, however this precaution has now been extended across all lanes.
A carer who was looking after an autistic man when he drowned in a Nottinghamshire lake has been jailed for 4 months.
Nikki Deaney was responsible for supervising Majid Akhtar, when he was found face-down in Kingsmill Reservoir near Mansfield on the 10th September 2012.
Nottingham Crown Court heard Ms Deaney, who was employed as a Care Assistant by Nottingham City Council, lost sight of the 28-year-old after becoming distracted by her mobile phone.
Phone records showed she spent almost 20 minutes calling & texting people while walking around the reservoir with Mr Akhtar as part of activity trip from Springwood Day Centre.
An inquest two years ago found Majid Akhtar probably fell into the water after suffering an epileptic seizure.
Last month Ms Deaney admitted a breach of duty of care under the Health & Safety At Work Act.
In an impact statement read out on court Mr Akhtar's father said the family had 'suffered physically & emotionally' as a result of Majid's death.
A 96-year-old man has appeared in court charged with murdering his 92-year-old wife.
Ernestine Tindall was found dead at the couple's home in Perlethorpe in Nottinghamshire on August 3 last year.
Jack Tindall of Tuxford Road, Boughton, Nottinghamshire appeared at Nottingham Crown Court on Tuesday and was granted unconditional bail.
He will next appear in court on June 9.
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Gusts of up to 80mph are set to hit the country's shores as Storm Doris arrives from the Atlantic, the Met Office has said.Read the full story ›
A police officer has been praised after saving a man's life after he fell into the River Trent.Read the full story ›
A protest over Donald Trump's state visit to the UK is being held in Nottingham, Leicester and Birmingham this evening.Read the full story ›