Wednesday, April 1, 2020

General election 2019 – live updates as Rushcliffe candidates hold hustings

By Peter Trifunovic and Matthew Lee Welcome to our liveblog covering Rushcliffe hustings which will see candidates make their pitch to replace Ken Clarke as...

Ex-police officer arrested at Extinction Rebellion protest ‘did it for his daughter’

A former Metropolitan Police officer who was arrested at an Extinction Rebellion protest has said he did it to protect his daughter’s future.  John Curran, who now makes guitars...

Meet the Nottingham City Councillors paving the way for BAME representation

UK councillors are mostly white, mostly male and mostly middle-aged – councils have a diversity problem – but not in Nottingham. Heba Yousef reports. When...

Teacher donations and not enough pencils: The real impact of cuts in Notts schools

Teachers say classrooms are in a funding crisis, but the Government claims there is now double the amount of money to spend per pupil...

Rabbit resists high-rise rescue attempt from Nottingham city centre ledge

A cheeky bunny confounded emergency services trying to rescue it from a ledge on a city centre building. The dare-devil rabbit was spotted 5m off...

‘It’s my form of punishment’ – The rise of child self-harm in Nottingham

Through human instinct, we spend our lives trying to avoid the harms of everyday life, but for some, they have an overwhelming instinct to...

Nottingham student gets 14 essay mill offers in just eight months

An overseas Nottingham Trent University student was bombarded with 14 female friend requests from essay mill companies in eight months. Sanket Jagtap, 22, initially added...

Church leaders launch search for hundreds of new foster homes

Church leaders are launching a search for new foster homes, as the 100 Homes campaign reveals 615 children in Nottingham are looking for families. Childrens'...

Young dads get set for parenting help from Nottingham Forest Community Trust

Young dads are set to get support from a new scheme devised by Nottingham Forest Community Trust. The Off The Bench campaign aims to help...

Twitter’s best suggestions for Kanye and Kim Kardashian West’s baby

We know that Kanye and Kim's next child will be a boy. But what will his name be? The news of Kim's surrogate going into...

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