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King Power Stadium flashing adverts caused headaches and nausea, say...

Fans are being dazzled by the latest displays at the King Power Stadium – but it has nothing to do with the football on show. They are complaining that new electric advertising hoardings are proving a...

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Pet goat stolen from a field in Packington, Leicestershire

A pet goat has been stolen from a field in Packington. Mona the pygmy goat was taken sometime between 11am on Friday February 15 and 10am on Saturday February 16 from a field on Coleorton Lane. The...

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Leicester Tigers star Castro to captain Italy

Leicester Tigers prop Martin Castrogiovanni will captain Italy in tomorrow's Six Nations clash against Wales.Castrogiovanni, who wins his 94th cap, takes over from Sergio Parisse for the game at the...

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Blackpool vs Leicester: No issues for Ince

Paul Ince has no new injury worries as he prepares to take charge of a Blackpool home game for the first time against Leicester. Ince's Seasiders reign got underway with a 2-0 defeat at Leeds on...

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Leicester Tigers announce team to face Saracens

Geordan Murphy and Tom Croft both make their return to the Leicester Tigers line-up for their top-of-the-table clash with Saracens at Welford Road on Saturday (kick-off 8pm). Full-back Murphy is named...

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Richard III: 15,000 visitors in two weeks at Leicester's Guildhall exhibition

An exhibition about Richard III at Leicester's Guildhall has attracted more than 15,000 visitors in two weeks. It means Richard III: Leicester's Search for a King seen over a third of of the total...

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VIDEO: Facebook appeal to find kidney for Matthew Pietrzyk, seven, from...

An online appeal to find a kidney for a poorly seven-year-old boy from Leicestershire has attracted support from almost 300,000 well-wishers from around the globe. Matthew Pietrzyk, from Glenfield, was...

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Graffiti scrawled on crucifix outside Leicester church

Vandals scrawled graffiti 'tags' on a crucifix in the grounds of a city church. The figure outside the Church of St Andrews, in Jarrom Street, near Leicester Royal Infirmary, was targeted this week....

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Murder detectives name woman found dead inside Loughborough flat

Detectives have named a woman who was found dead in a flat in Loughborough as 42-year-old Alexis Mary Durant. Officers launched a murder investigation after her body was found at an address in Gallico...

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Leicester College students register as Anthony Nolan appeal donors

Dozens of staff and students from Leicester College turned out to put their names on the Anthony Nolan register yesterday. A special session was set up by the college in conjunction with the charity,...

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Clean-up campaign group honoured by Leicester Lord Mayor Councillor Abdul Osman

Residents who are not afraid of getting their hands dirty have had their clean-up efforts officially recognised. Members of the Evington Road Neighbourhood Association (Erna) are the latest recipients...

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We have no idea what to expect, says Leicester Tigers fly-half Toby Flood

Leicester Tigers fly-half Toby Flood says he has "absolutely no idea" what to expect from France when unbeaten England host Les Bleus at Twickenham today. Philippe Saint-Andre's side were many people's...

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VIDEO: Musicians in Sunday morning surprise for brass band stalwart Phil Read

Brass band players from across the county got together to give a moving performance outside the home of a musician who has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. In a scene akin to that in hit '90s...

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I refuse to be silenced on referees - Leicester Tigers' boss Cockerill

Richard Cockerill is refusing to be silenced after criticising refereeing standards in the Aviva Premiership. The Leicester Tigers director of rugby, along with much of his coaching and playing staff,...

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'I had nothing to do with drugs, says gran ordered out of Leicester flat

A great-grandmother who was ordered out of her council flat after a court found drugs had been used and sold there has told how she is adjusting to temporary homelessness. Pamela Chamberlain, 73, is...

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Attacker Janusz Wiszniewski stamped on victim at house in Jarrom Street,...

An attacker who kicked and stamped on a man while he was helpless on the floor has been jailed for 10 years. Janusz Wiszniewski (45) left the 34-year-old victim with a punctured lung, fractured ribs...

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Don't put too much pressure on Chris Wood, says Leicester City boss Nigel...

Nigel Pearson is keen to avoid too much pressure being heaped on the shoulders of Chris Wood. Wood has scored eight times in his first seven games for City and has contributed nearly half of the club's...

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Injured Louis Deacon's tribute to his Leicester Tigers team-mate Ed Slater

INJURED Louis Deacon today paid tribute to the man who will replace him for tonight's big clash with title rivals Saracens at Welford Road. Deacon believes Ed Slater's "natural old school attitude" has...

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Vandals scrawled graffiti tags on a crucifix at Leicester church

Vandals scrawled graffiti tags on a crucifix in the grounds of a city church. The figure outside the Church of St Andrew's, in Jarrom Street, near Leicester Royal Infirmary, was targeted this week. Two...

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Leicester City: Ritchie De Laet prepares for pitch battle at Blackpool

Ritchie De Laet believes Leicester City must prepare for a war on the shore when they face Blackpool today. There is arguably as much sand on the Bloomfield Road pitch as there is on the beaches of...

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