A coroner has begun summing up in the case of a one year old girl who died at Birmingham Children's Hospital in 2009.
A lawyer acting for the UK Government has told judges that "there is no right to compensation" because someone has been acquitted.
The history of King Richard III will be remembered today, as part of a medieval battle re-enactment, hosted by the University of Leicester.
A man has died in Nottinghamshire after a tree fell on him.
Police were called to King's Park in Retford at around 2pm. A tree had fallen on the man as he rode his mobility through the park.
An ambulance went to the scene but the man was pronounced dead. The park has been closed until further notice.
Civil rights campaigner, Rev Jesse Jackson, has met with MP Keith Vaz in Leicester, to open a new park.
The 'Jesse Jackson Park' has been named after the leader, 50 years after Martin Luther King's 'I have a Dream' speech.
The new park and walking trail now joins Nelson Mandela Park, on Welford Road, and the Mahatma Gandhi statue, on Belgrave Road, in commemorating the lives and works of some of the key figures in the civil rights movement.
Due to high winds areas of the Birmingham German market have closed. As soon as the winds have calmed everything will be re-opened
Nottingham City Council has confirmed the high winds hitting the region today have cause some services to be disrupted.
- The grounds and house at Wollaton Hall and Newstead Abbey have been closed on advice from tree officers, following reports of falling branches.
- The Arboretum Park is also closed.
- Stalls and the ice rink on the Winter Wonderland have closed temporarily.
- The swimming pool at Portland Leisure Centre has closed as a precaution while an inspection can be carried out to the roof. The rest of the leisure centre remains open.
– Nottingham City Council spokesman
We will continue to monitor the weather and forecasts and will take any precautionary action we feel is necessary to ensure that members of the public are not at risk of harm. We hope that everything can re-open as normal by tomorrow.
Emergency services are currently on Gas Street in Birmingham attending to a weather-related scene.
It is believed strong wind may have blown out glass from a building there. A woman is being treated for injuries at the scene.
A tree has fallen into the roof of a house in Loughborough Road, Rothley. Leicester Fire and Rescue service are at the scene, trying to prevent any further damage.
A tree in a pub car park nearby has also come down, but appears to have avoided damage to a nearby car.
M1 Northbound closed, queueing traffic due to accident between J28 A38 (Alfreton) and J29 A617 / A6175 (Chesterfield / Mansfield), congestion on M1 to J27 A608 (Hucknall).