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A two-year-old boy is found hanging and not breathing after he got his neck stuck in his parents' lift-up bed.

Police try to keep the identity of a Polish rapist secret in a town where there have been tensions over an influx of Eastern European migrants.

A video emerges apparently showing an armed man using a decoy bird to attract a rare hen harrier on land owned by the National Trust.

Nine buildings across the East Midlands win an architecture award.

A list of tracks by a death metal band is accidentally printed on the back of a new album by comedian Bernie Clifton.

Powers granted to Derby to make a "clean air zone" targeting high-polluting vehicles should be extended to more cities, MPs say.

BBC Radio Derby officially renames its building in honour of presenter Colin Bloomfield, a year after his death from skin cancer.

A Grade II-listed hall that inspired Charlotte Bronte's Jane Eyre opens its doors for the 200th anniversary of the author's birth.

Alton Towers operator Merlin Entertainments admits health and safety breaches over a rollercoaster crash which seriously injured five people, including a Derbyshire man.

Full candidate list for the police and crime commissioner election

Will Hughes says fellow Derby midfielder George Thorne helped him deal with paranoia as he recovered from injury.

Bad weather brings an early finish as the Division Two match between Derbyshire and Glamorgan ends as a draw.





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Oil giant Exxon Mobil reports a 63% slide in first quarter profits following low crude prices, while rival Chevron slumps to a $725m loss.

The eurozone's economy grew by a faster-than-expected 0.6% in the first three months of the year, but deflation returns.

Royal Bank of Scotland reports a loss of £968m for the first three months of 2016 - more than double the figure for the same period last year.

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn unloads his shares in Apple over the company's prospects in China.

Airline group IAG, the owner of British Airways and Iberia, says it will slow plans to fly more routes as a result of weaker revenues following the Brussels attacks.

Eight construction firms have offered financial settlements to workers who said they were blacklisted within the industry.

A shareholder revolt over excessive executive pay hits Weir Group, Shire, Standard Chartered and Reckitt Benckiser.

Shares in the Restaurant Group - the owner of Chiquito, Frankie & Benny's and Garfunkel's - dive more than a quarter after cutting its forecast.

The government's plan to extend the Right to Buy to Housing Association tenants is sharply criticised by a group of MPs.

Amazon reports a profit of $513m in its first quarter, helped by a 28% jump in sales.

Australian court fines Reckitt Benckiser, the maker of Nurofen, A$1.7m for misleading consumers over pain products.

A complex Court of Appeal ruling may mean reimbursement for some jobseekers whose benefits were docked after refusing to participate in unpaid back-to-work schemes.

China pushes through the biggest move on the exchange rate for the yuan since 2005.

Luxury goods maker Gucci sends warning letters to Hong Kong shops selling paper versions of its products to be burned as ritual funeral offerings.

Potential buyers of Tata Steel UK have said they would not be willing to take on the company's pensions liabilities, Business Secretary Sajid Javid says.

Microsoft begins forcing people to use its Bing search engine with the Cortana digital assistant in Windows 10.

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The bloc, the 19 countries that use the euro, has finally edged back above its pre-crisis level, but doubts persist about its prospects.

The beer-and-airline magnate left the country ahead of creditors, as bad corporate loans hurt the economy and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s agenda.

The stories people tell one another about the state of the economy can translate into reduced spending, which may, in turn, contribute to a downturn.

A culture of violence and threats is flourishing as growing numbers of Russians turn to borrowing at astronomical interest rates amid a punishing recession.

Nuit Debout, a movement ignited over a plan to change French labor laws, has expanded to include a mélange of grievances, and politicians are warily watching.

Frank’s son Dweezil was told by the family trust, controlled by two of his siblings, that his show Zappa Plays Zappa risked huge copyright infringement fines.

As a May 1 deadline nears, terms of a bill to rescue the island are unresolved, risking greater injury to its ailing economy.

In the latest example of the luxury market’s slowdown, the developer Joseph Chetrit is selling the tower to companies that will turn it into an office building.

The bank paid $1.7 billion in March to fulfill a condition of its bailout package, which gave the government dividend priority.

On the block would be SABMiller’s assets in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania and Slovakia as it seeks approval for their merger.

The International Airlines Group, whose portfolio also includes Iberia, Vueling and Aer Lingus, maintained its forecast for 2016 profit, however.

A flashy rollout by Uncle Martian, with its nearly identical logo of the American sports manufacturer, has been met by skepticism on the Internet in China.

The city owned so many apartments that no one was certain how many there were or who lived in them, and many were doled out in a political spoils system.

The online retail giant reports quarterly earnings on Thursday, after tech companies including Apple and Microsoft posted weaker-than-expected results.

The bank said that its litigation costs had declined significantly in the first quarter, but that market conditions had cut into its profits.

Sanofi said that it made a private offer to acquire the prostate cancer drug maker nearly two weeks ago but did not receive a response.

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