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Stephen Hawking dies aged 76

Stephen Hawking, the brilliant theoretical physicist who overcame a debilitating disease to publish numerous books probing the mysteries of the universe, has died, aged 76.

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Police warn parents

Child abduction attempts: Update

Police enquiries are continuing after a girl was approached by a man in Denby yesterday.

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Derbyshire fire service.

Two vehicle blaze at Hathersage

Firefighters were called to tackle a fire involving to vehicles in Hathersage this afternoon.

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A yellow weather warning has been issued for the East Midlands.

Weather update: Snow causes traffic chaos in parts of the county

Motorists have been warned to expect road delays in Derbyshire hills as up to 10 cm of snow fell overnight.

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VIDEO: Family’s appeal to Derbyshire man missing for 14 years

VIDEO: Family’s appeal to Derbyshire man missing for 14 years

Police are appealing for help in finding a Heanor man who has been missing for 14 years.

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Burst pipes lead to school closure tomorrow

Burst pipes lead to school closure tomorrow

Burst pipes have eld to the closure of another Derbyshire School

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Derbyshire police backing national campaign to help stamp out fraud

Derbyshire police backing national campaign to help stamp out fraud

People in Derbyshire are being urged to take five minutes to pass on safety advice about how to avoid scams and frauds.

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Men seen killing mountain hares with dogs

Men seen killing mountain hares with dogs

Police are seeking information after three men were photographed hunting mountain hares with lurchers.

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Derbyshire Road Police urge people to take care on thehigher roads in the Peak District. This was the state of play earlier on the Via Gelia & roads near Monyash.

Live weather: Road closures as Derbyshire wakes up to snow

Derbyshire woke up to road closures and icy conditions this morning as the winter weather which has hit the region began to bite.

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Rise and Shine

RISE AND SHINE: Weather, travel and fun features to kick-start your day

Good morning! Please keep refreshing this page for the latest travel news, today’s weather forecast and fun features to help ease you into your day.

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Warning to dog owners about Alabama Rot disease after dog dies

Warning to dog owners about Alabama Rot disease after dog dies

Leading vets are advising dog owners to know the signs of Alabama rot disease after a new case was confirmed in Warwickshire this week.

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Nearly half of Brits admit to panic buying ‘any old thing’ to give to loved ones at Christmas

Nearly half of Brits admit to panic buying ‘any old thing’ to give to loved ones at Christmas

Nearly half of Brits admit to panic buying ‘any old thing’ to give to loved ones at Christmas

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Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

Black Friday, Cyber Monday: Tips to protect yourself from fraud when shopping online

In the rush to snaffle up those Black Friday and Cyber Monday bargains, shoppers often fail to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves when buying online.

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Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Amazon accused of ‘ruining Christmas’ over lack of packaging

Online retail giant Amazon has come under fire for a lack of packaging on its deliveries in the lead-in to Christmas.

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Weather forecast.

WEATHER WARNING: snow and ice forecast to hit the East Midlands tonight

The East Midlands is being warned to prepare for icy conditions and some snow after the Met Office issued a yellow warning for the region.

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Man arrested after house break-ins

Man arrested after house break-ins

A man has been detained by homeowners after allegedly trying to break into houses in Wirksworth.

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Pokemon GO creators announce new Harry Potter AR game for mobiles

Pokemon GO creators announce new Harry Potter AR game for mobiles

Muggles will finally have the opportunity to explore JK Rowling’s wizarding world after the manufacturers of Pokemon GO announced a Harry Potter-themed augmented reality game will be launched next year.

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Northern Lights expected to be visible across the UK

Northern Lights expected to be visible across the UK

The Northern Lights are expected to be visible across much of the UK from tonight (November 9) and over the weekend, bringing a green haze to Britain’s night skies.

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RSPCA warns public about rogue websites advertising fake numbers for cruelty line

RSPCA warns public about rogue websites advertising fake numbers for cruelty line

Rogue websites advertising fake numbers for The Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (RSPCA) cruelty line are scamming the public and potentially leaving animals without the care they need.

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