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The Supreme Court hearing on Brexit: What’s it all about?

The government goes to the Supreme Court today in the latest stage of the legal battle over Brexit. Here’s our guide to what the case is all about.

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COUN ALAN RHODES -- "it is inevitable that the elderly and disabled will continue to be adversely affected".

Council’s dismay over funding crisis in care for elderly and disabled

A growing funding crisis in services for the elderly and disabled across Mansfield, Ashfield and the rest of the county was not tackled by the government’s Autumn Statement. claim alarmed council chiefs.

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LETTER: Scrap smaller councils and form a unitary authority

LETTER: Scrap smaller councils and form a unitary authority

On the BBC’s East Midlands Today programme on Tuesday, November 1, Broxtowe MP Anna Soubry said: “I would get rid of the borough council, which I know wouldn’t be very popular with a lot of people, especially those councillors who sit on it. 
But then I’d have a unitary authority here in Nottinghamshire to do the really big, heavy work.”

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Today, America will finally find out who will lead it for the next five years.

An armchair guide to the US election

The name-calling, bluster and lack of clear policy pronouncements in one of the most divisive US presidential elections ever is at an end.

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Private Hazel Fox died in a car accident in February.

Notts soldier died in car crash three weeks after passing test

A young Notts soldier died in a three-vehicle collision just three weeks after passing her driving test, an inquest has heard.

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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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Parliamentary boundaries could be vastly different next time people go to the polls at a general election.

MPs’ seats face huge change in boundary review

MPs’ seats across Nottinghamshire face a shake-up under new boundary proposals.

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POLL: Have your say on the government’s grammar school plans

Prime Minister Theresa May has announced the end of a ban on the creation of new grammar schools.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Nick Clegg among big names at Sheffield's Off The Shelf 2016 book festival

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to reveal all about his role at the heart of the former coalition Government as a headline guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival.
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Broxtowe MP Ana Soubry

Broxtowe MP resigns her Cabinet position

MP for Broxtowe Anna Soubry has resigned from her ministerial post in the latest Tory cabinet reshuffle.

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Derbyshire Dales MP, Patrick McLoughlin.

RESHUFFLE: Derbyshire MP given party chairman role

A Derbyshire MP has been moved into a new cabinet role by Prime Minster Theresa May.

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Second EU referendum petition gets Commons debate

Second EU referendum petition gets Commons debate

A petition calling for a second EU referendum which was signed by tens of thousands of voters in the East Midlands will be debated in Parliament.

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The UK voted to leave the EU by 52 per cent to 48 per cent in Thursday's referendum.

COLUMN: Amid the mental health crisis, help is at hand if the EU referendum outcome is getting you down

So, it’s the day after history was made.

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Andrew Lewer MEP

East Midlands MEP calls vote ‘remarkable and historic’

An East Midlands MEP has said he ‘welcomes’ the region’s ‘remarkable and historic’ decision to leave the European Union.

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Don’t panic over ‘Brexit’ says estate agency

Don’t panic over ‘Brexit’ says estate agency

An estate agency has urged people in the East Midlands not to panic about the possible impact the referendum result may have on the housing market.

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East Midlands MEP, Emma McClarkin.

East Midlands MEP says ‘future is bright’ after historic leave vote

An East Midlands MEP has said that Britain will be ‘freer, more democratic and more prosperous’ as a result of voting to leave the European Union.

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The Stapleford South West by-election was held on Thursday July 14.

EU REFERENDUM: Last chance to register to vote

There’s just hours left to make sure you’re registered to vote in the EU referendum on June 23.

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The Stapleford South West by-election was held on Thursday July 14.

What has the European Union ever done for us?

There are only eight weeks left before the people of the East Midlands take what has been billed as the biggest political decision for a generation.

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John Elkington from Hucknall has been found dead in Spain.

Missing Notts man found dead in Spain

A missing Nottinghamshire man, who was last seen in Benidorm in March, has been found dead.

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