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Celebrity deaths of 2017 – the famous faces we've loved and lost this year

In 2017 we lost a number of famous faces, including hugely talented stars from the worlds of film, television, sport and music. It was a...

TK Maxx, Home Bargains, Costa and more – the new shops and eateries coming...

If you like a bit of retail therapy or enjoy dining out there is plenty look forward to in 2018. That’s because a number of...

Look at these 12 key building schemes that will soon change the face of...

A city's regeneration is never complete - and these 12 major building schemes show what's next for Derby. Each one secured planning permission from Derby...

Will 2017 go down as the year Derby’s Rolls-Royce turned a corner?

It’s been a year of highs and lows for Rolls-Royce - Derby’s largest private sector employer. The start of the year was inauspicious to say...

Anger over plans to demolish much-loved Derby Scout hut

Dozens of residents in an area of Derby have lodged objections to plans from a church to bulldoze a scout hut to make way...

Revealed: Why Derby's Wardwick Tavern and Ghost Bar have closed down

One of Derby’s most well-known city centre pubs has closed down a year after it was given a new lease of life. The Wardwick Tavern...

New parking spaces could be coming to Royal Derby Hospital

More than 50 extra spaces could be created at Royal Derby Hospital to ease parking problems. Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has applied to Derby...

Why more buildings at Derby's Rolls-Royce are set to disappear

Engineering giant Rolls-Royce has been given the green light to demolish more redundant buildings at its civil aerospace site in Derby. Last month, the firm...

Christmas pudding: why there’s a good chance the one you'll be eating today was...

Today, many of us will be sitting down for dinner and tucking into a bit of Christmas pudding - that’s if any of us...

Meet the man who makes rollercoasters for giant theme parks like Alton Towers

When Danny Law walked into an Ilkeston engineering firm as a fresh-faced 17-year-old little did he realise that it would lead to building rollercoasters...

Bitcoin slump sees trades suspended on certain exchanges

Bitcoin plunged on Friday,...

In the dog house

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Marrying yourself

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Amazon apologises for 'threats' to customer

Amazon has apologised to...

65 homes could be on their way to Crich

Plans have been submitted to build 65 new homes on the edge of a Derbyshire village. Omnivale and Wheeldon Brothers have put forward an application...

Kingsway Retail Park owner 'eager' to fix congestion nightmare

The owner of Kingsway Retail Park says it is “eager” to alleviate horrendous traffic problems at the site. Motorists have reported being stuck on the...