BBC news for Nottinghamshire

Disabled taxi price premium condemned by charity

One wheelchair user was quoted up to five times more than the cost of a standard journey.

Nottingham tram company 'losing almost £1m a week'

Auditors said they had concerns over how debts would be paid if no action was taken.

Nottingham station fire: Sprinklers 'could have stopped' blaze

Sprinklers could have prevented the Nottingham station fire spreading, the incident commander says.

Tory MP Ben Bradley 'sorry' for blog post about jobless

In 2012 Ben Bradley's blog post criticised what he called a "vast sea of unemployed wasters".

Live BBC World News

North Korea crisis: South to continue talks with 'clear eyes'

This comes amid warnings Pyongyang might be playing for time to continue its nuclear arms activity.

Kazakhstan accident: Bus fire kills 52

Five people survived the accident on the bus, thought to have been carrying many Uzbek nationals.

Facebook selfie showing murder weapon helps convict killer

Police discovered the weapon used to murder a Canadian teen in a photo she took with her friend.

Sunken tanker Sanchi: Four oil slicks seen, says China

The Iranian ship was carrying 136,000 tons of crude when it sank in the East China Sea on 6 January.