Record levels of air pollution are continuing to plague parts of the UK, with many cities covered in smog haze.
A man and woman involved in a fatal shooting in Nottinghamshire have been named locally as Paul White and Shani Cockerell, his long-term partner.
Police believe 37-year-old White shot his partner, 33-year-old Cockerell, before turning the gun on himself.
Two children were in the house at the time, but were uninjured. Ms Cockerell is in a "serious but stable" condition in hospital.
Neighbours say the couple have been together for many years.
Police believe a Nottinghamshire man shot a woman at his home before turning the gun on himself, officers revealed today.
Detectives investigating the death of the 37-year-old man in Bircotes say they are not looking for anyone else in connection with the shooting.
Det Ch Insp Mel Bowden said they believe a 33-year-old woman, who lived with the man at the same address, was "the victim" in the incident.
She was found with shotgun injuries and was today in a serious but stable condition in hospital.
– DCI Mel Bowden, Nottinghamshire Police
We are satisfied that the injured female was a victim in this incident.
Until a post mortem examination is carried out next week we will not be in a position to formally identify the deceased.
However, we believe he was the offender in this case and will not be looking for any further suspects.
Two children were also in the house at the time of the attack, which happened in the early hours of yesterday, but were not injured.
A man who died at a house in Nottingham suffered suspected shotgun injuries, police have said.
The 37-year-old was found in the bedroom of a house in Galway Road, Bircotes, at around 12.50am.
A 33-year-old woman also found at the address was taken to hospital with shotgun injuries and her condition is serious but stable.
Two children who were in the house at the time were uninjured.
Forensic investigators have now arrived at a house in Bircotes where it is believed a shooting took place in the early hours of this morning.
Police say they will be carrying out a detailed inquiry throughout the day as they try to establish how one man died and a woman was left seriously injured.
A woman has been taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after being found by police at a house Nottingham, police have said. A spokesman for Nottinghamshire Police said:
The force was called to Galway Road at about 12.50am. A man was found dead at the property.
A woman and two children were also at the property. The children have been safely removed and are uninjured.
The woman has been taken to hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries.
A man has died and a woman has suffered life-threatening injuries at a house in Nottingham, police have said.
Two uninjured children were also found by police at the house in Galway Road, in Bircotes, shortly before 1am today.
Officers are investigating the circumstances around the death of the man.
A teenager hit by an internet scam has finally received an Xbox One after a generous donation from his local electronics store.
Peter Clatworthy, 19, thought he had paid £450 for an Xbox One on eBay for his four-year-old son McKenzie for Christmas.
After hearing about the episode, Nottingham electronics company CeX decided to donate an Xbox One to him in time for Christmas.
Mr Clatworthy paid tribute to the generosity of the store during an interview with the Nottingham Post: “This shows there are some nice, kind people out there and it’s really overwhelming. I can’t thank them enough."
The 19-year-old said his son would be "over the moon" with the gift.
A couple have been found guilty of causing or allowing the death of their seven-week-old baby.
24-year-old Adam Kightley and 21-year-old Jacqueline Parker were found guilty at Nottingham Crown Court following a three week trial.
Jamie Kightley died in March last year, after paramedics were called to the couple's former home in London Road, Northampton. Jamie had suffered more than 40 fractures to his body.
The pair will be sentenced tomorrow.