Man on trial over rape of two girls

A 19-year-old man is on trial accused of raping two girls in Nottingham. Sher Khan, originally from Afghanistan, pleaded not guilty at Nottingham Crown Court. Mr...

UCU Strikes: What’s going on?

More than one million students have had lectures and seminars cancelled indefinitely as strikes begin across the country. UCU - one of the largest higher...

Lottery grant saves charity from closure

A Derbyshire mental health charity has been saved from closure after securing three years of National Lottery funding. Bank House in Swadlincote had been without funding...

More than 260 jobs lost as Derby meat firm Russell Hume goes into administration

A Derby-based meat supplier has been forced to make over 260 employers redundant after the firm went into administration. The news follows a probe that...

PM in Derby to announce higher education review

Prime Minister Theresa May was in Derby today to announce the post-18 education and funding review. After a weekend of leaks and speculation surrounding a...

Couple left scared to leave their home after early hours raid

A couple have told how they are now scared to leave their home after it was burgled in the early hours while they were...

Giant wheel break down disappoints tourists

Visitors were left disappointed after Chesterfield's giant observation wheel broke down on Sunday. The wheel, operated by Mellors Group, has been in the market place...

Woman aims to raise £10k in memory of brother

A Derbyshire woman is half way to reaching her target of raising £10,000 in memory of her brother. Jodie Lear, 27, has organised a show...

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Yellow weather warning issued for Derby and Derbyshire

The Met Office has issued a yellow weather warning for Derby and Derbyshire this afternoon (Monday, May 16). According to the Met Office, there are...