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Former Notts County Academy boss settles out of court with club

Mick Leonard Credit: ITV News Central

A bitter year-long row between Notts County Football Club and the man who used to run its youth programme has been resolved just before the case was due to go to an employment tribunal.

Mick Leonard, who's a former Magpies goalkeeper, was sacked in June last year as Academy Manager for alleged gross misconduct. He appealed, but the two sides were able to reach an out of court settlement.

The sum involved hasn't been disclosed. Mr Leonard has always strenuously denied any wrongdoing. The club has declined to make any comment.

Paralympic champion Richard Whitehead wins joint silver

Richard Whitehead races in the Men's 100m T42 final in Rio. Credit: PA Images

Paralympic champion Richard Whitehead has won a silver (joint) medal in the Men's 100m T42 final.

The Nottingham athlete was determined to take the gold to add to his T42 200m win.

But it wasn't to be as his main rival Australian Scott Reardo powered over the line.

With a hair length between Whitehead and Daniel Wagner from Denmark, the judges can't decide awarded them both a silver.

Gmail down for users across the Midlands

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There are reports of outages of Gmail across the UK, with the popular email service reportedly down according to hundreds of furious social media users.



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There is currently no service on Nottingham Express Transit between Old Market Square and The Forest.

This is due to broken down tram at High School. Tickets are being accepted on local bus routes.

Ameen Jogee sentenced to 12 years for manslaughter of former Police Officer Paul Fyfe

Ameen Jogee, right was found guilty of manslaughter at a retrial. Credit: Nottinghamshire Police

Ameen Jogee - who won an appeal against his murder conviction in a landmark ruling by the Supreme Court on joint enterprise law - has today been sentenced to 12 years in prison after being found guilty of the manslaughter of former Police Officer Paul Fyfe, following a retrial at Nottingham Crown Court. Jogee, 27, has already served 5 years for his role in the officer's death.

Armed robbery in Top Valley in Nottingham

Police appeal for information after armed robbery Credit: Press Association

Police are appealing for information after an armed robbery in Top Valley in Nottingham. Staff at the Post Office counter at the McColls in Bestwood Park Drive West were threatened by a man with a metal pole who demanded money. It happened at about 1pm yesterday.

The man is described as white, about 6ft tall and was wearing black.

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