Capital Reports: East Midlands News

29 September 2016, 14:28


Find out what's going on in Nottingham, Derby and Leicester

Nottingham Bottle Attack

Police reckon glass bottles were used to attack two men in Nottingham this morning.

It happened at 2am in Trinity Square in Milton Street.

A 19 and 22-year-old have had treated for injuires to their faces.

Police Get Tough On Derby Street Drinkers

Street drinkers in part of Derby have been told they'll go to prison if they keep doing it.

Police have told Capital they're dealing with a hardcore of drinkers in the Normanton and Rosehill area.

In one week - 30 repeat offenders were arrested 45 times.

Police Officer Praised For Stopping Car Veering Across M1

A police officer's been praised for stopping an unconscious motorists car by ramming it into a safety barrier on the M1 in Leicestershire.

PC Danny Pattison used his car to stop it verring across the carriageway near East Midlands Airport back in April.

Woman Critical After Nottinghamshire Crash

A woman is in a critical condition in hospital this morning after a crash in Nottinghamshire.

She was hit by a car on A60 Nottingham Road near to the Portland College at Harlow Wood at 4.10pm yesterday afternoon.

She's being treated at the QMC for life-threatening injuries.

Part of the A60 was closed overnight for investigation work.

Police think someone on their bus journey home might have seen what happened.

Akhtar Javeed Murder Investigation

Police say a Derby man thought to have been involved in the murder of a businessman in February should turn himself in.

They reckon Tahir Zarif shot dead Akhtar Javved at a warehouse in Birmingham during a robbery which went wrong.

Detective Chief Inspector Martin Slevin has told Capital someone in Derby will know where he is.

Two men from Leicester and Derby were jailed for 30 years between them over his killing yesterday.

Young Girl pulled From Rubble In Syria

Footage has been released showing yet another young girl being pulled from rubble of a collapsed building in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

The 5 year-old's heard screaming and covered in dust, as rescue workers try to reach her.

Sam Allardyce No Longer England Manager

Sam Allardyce's reign as England manager is over after just 67 days.

He's left the role by mutual consent after an undercover investigation by The Daily Telegraph recorded him making a series of controversial comments.

They included details of how to get around transfer rules.

FA chairman Greg Clarke says it was clear after meeting with Allardyce, there could only be one outcome 

Beggars Advert Banned In Notts

Four posters put up in Nottingham urging people not to give money to beggars have been banned.

An advertising watchdog said the language used in the city council ads reinforced negative stereotypes about homeless people.

One showed a person smoking a roll up cigarette and said 'watch your money go up in smoke' whilst another said 'begging funds the misuse of alcohol'.

Seven people complained about the ads, which led the Advertising Standards Authority to ban them.

Nottingham City Council said they're not about homelessness and aimed to stop people from giving to beggars because it funded drug and alcohol addictions. Leader John Collins has called for a review of the decision to ban them.

Leicester Win Their First Champions League Match At Home

Shop staff in Leicester have been given Portuguese lessons as they welcomed Porto fans to the city and the Foxes first EVER Champions League game at home

Workers at the city's Visitors Centre have had a trainer in as hundreds of fans from the continent arrived at the King Power Stadium last night for the match.

It's thought the European games could be worth £5million to the city:

Police Pull Teen's Body From River Near Nottingham

Police divers have recovered the body of a 13 year old boy from the River Erewash in Stapleford. 

Emergency serves were called out to the scene in Stapleford at around 4pm yesterday.

Nottinghamshire Police said they were responding to reports that a boy had not re-emerged at the surface after entering the water.

During a search of the river, the body was found shortly after 5.30pm. 

Officers say they are still investigating the circumstances surrounding the boy's death.


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