Following today's Autumn Statement from the Chancellor, below is a list of the progress of construction and infrastructure schemes for the East Midlands:
Starting soon: Loughborough Road Improvements (early 2013) & London Road bridge, Derby (2013).
Under construction: Nottingham Tram Extension (opens 2014) & A43 Corby Link (due to be completed in 2014).
New funding announced: M1 J28 to 31 accelerated delivery pilot & Super-connected cities (Derby).
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A senior court prosecutor from Worcester stabbed his wife in the head as she slept after a bout of depression brought on by work pressures.
A man has appeared at Birmingham Magistrates Court charged with the murder of another man who was found dead in Coventry on Monday night.
"This was an incident of domestic violence of the highest severity which sadly had tragic consequences."