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CCTV appeal after theft in Uppingham Road, Leicester

Police want to trace two people after a woman had cash stolen after she withdrew it from a bank in Leicester. The woman withdrew a large quantity of cash from the bank in Upingham Road. While was still...

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Accidents cause rush-hour disruption on two major routes into Leicester

Traffic congestion hit two major routes into Leicester yesterday morning following three accidents. Drivers were delayed by up to an hour on the A6 after a five-vehicle crash south of the Leicester...

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Leicester man tried to scare off neighbour by wielding samurai sword

A man who tried to scare off a troublesome neighbour by wielding a samurai sword in the street has been given an 18-month supervised community order with 150 hours' unpaid work. Callum Crawford (29),...

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Euro boost for Leicester Tigers as Louis Deacon and Geordan Murphy could return

Leicester Tigers could welcome back two top players for their do-or-die Heineken Cup clash with the Ospreys on Sunday. Louis Deacon (shoulder) and Geordan Murphy (knee) are both battling to regain...

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Reward to find who shot family's pet cat with air gun in Melton

A national animal charity is offering a £1,000 reward after a family's pet cat was shot at close range with an air gun. The three-year-old cat was rushed to the vets for an emergency operation to...

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I failed mentally-ill patient, admits Bradgate Unit nurse at Leicester inquest

A nurse told an inquest yesterday she failed a mentally-ill patient after he was able to walk out of a hospital and hang himself. Clara Foromani agreed she had not given Gagandip Singh Sandhu the level...

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Human trafficking petition comes to Leicester for Anti-Slavery Day

Leicester will today join dozens of cities across the country in a fight to tackle human trafficking, by collecting petition signatures and hosting an informative stall. Designed to raise awareness of...

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Gary Lineker backing Leicester City for a Premier return

Gary Lineker hopes his beloved Leicester City can continue their recent fine form and march back into the Premier League. City went into the international break sitting nicely in second place in the...

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Leicestershire MPs take Glenfield Hospital heart unit fight to House of Commons

MPs are taking the fight to save children's heart surgery at Leicester's Glenfield Hospital to the House of Commons. They have won the right for a three-hour Parliamentary debate on the crucial issue...

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Birmingham boss Lee Clark wants his side to 'do a Leicester City'

Birmingham manager Lee Clark has told his side to use Leicester City as an example of what is required to come through trying times. Bouyant City travel to St Andrew's on Saturday to face a Blues side...

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Four teenagers charged after five robberies in Leicestershire

Four teenagers have been charged after five robberies in Leicestershire over the weekend. One 15-year-old, two 16-year-olds and a 17-year-old, have been charged with robbery and a firearms offence. The...

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Rutland boy Laurence Mullany-Mills drowned in 'tragic accident'

A six-year-old-boy from Ketton, Rutland, who was found dead in a lake earlier this year drowned in a "tragic accident", an inquest heard. Laurence Mullany-Mills and his grandmother Dawn Mullany, 71,...

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Mexxy drug users could face prison

Clubbers who use the drug "mexxy" should face up to five years in jail, Government advisers have said. Methoxetamine, which is sold as an alternative to ketamine, has been linked to two deaths in...

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Animal magic led to a lifelong romance

A chance meeting on a trip to the zoo has led to a lifetime of happiness for Ralph and Gaynor Hallam. The Shepshed couple celebrated 60 years of marriage yesterday. They were married at St Peter's...

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De Montfort University set to train cyber spies for the UK intelligence agencies

De Montfort University will be training the next generation of cyber spies to work for the UK's intelligence agencies. Foreign secretary William Hague announced yesterday that a new apprentice-style...

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Another big step for Leicester City Under-21s, says manager Steve Beaglehole

Leicester City's under-21 development squad entertain local rivals Coventry tonight at the King Power Stadium and manager Steve Beaglehole believes the experience will prepare the young professionals...

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Leicester Market's Dawn Alfonso calls it a day after nearly 40 years

For nearly 40 years Dawn Alfonso could be found behind a market stall in the city centre. But now the 64-year-old, who sold lingerie, has decided it's time to put her feet up. Dawn, who organised a...

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Leicester Tigers' Niall Morris pays tribute to fans after disappointing...

Leicester Tigers want to make amends for their disappointing Heineken Cup start by rewarding their loyal supporters on Sunday, says full-back and winger Niall Morris. Tigers welcome Pro12 champions...

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Leicester Tigers make losses of £1million

Leicester Tigers recorded an operating loss of just more than £1million in the past financial year. The club's turnover fell £2.2m in the year to June 30, 2012. Part of the blame for the falls were...

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Man jailed for growing cannabis worth £9,480 at Lutterworth terraced home

A householder was reluctant to let firefighters deal with his chimney fire because he was illegally growing cannabis indoors, a court heard. Owen Peaker had a crop of 186 cannabis plants growing in his...

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